The web's most comprehensive user-interactive handloading database! Find the loading data created by handloaders, for handloaders, post your pet loads, or access and develop your own online loading database with our LoadNotes personal handloading database software. This feature, unique in its concept and intuitive in it's data presentation is fast to access, superbly organized and comprehensive in scope.Our online forums for questions and answers on many shooting and outdoor related topics. A dynamic, active, and well-informed resource for your enjoyment and interaction. Our most used resource on this website! Come share the experience with us!
» Advanced

Go Back   Shooters Forum > Handloading > Handloading Equipment
Register FAQ Members List Donate Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read



Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old 09-17-2008, 09:55 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 5
Reloading 35 Rem


Registered Users do not see the above ad.


I was woundering if anybody can give me advise on reloading 35 Rem shells. I know nothing about it but am thinking about trying it. What type of supplies are needed and a rough estamate on cost would be appreaciated if it is not too much trouble. I can get a box of 20 ( Hornady, Remington, And Fedral are all the same price) at the local sporting goods outfit up here in Minnesota for 23 - 25 bucks. I'm currently using the Hornady Leverlution when i'm out in the woods, is that a good Idea, very thick with a few lanes, I seem to shoot the straitest with them on the target
Thanks
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 09-18-2008, 04:48 AM
Beartooth Regular
 
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: S.C.
Posts: 4,127
I think handloading is actually starting to save a little money. I don't keep price data so I can't say for sure. The main thing for the handloader is you will shoot more often and you get to make the load you want when it may not be available at the store. If you like the store bought stuff and don't care to be at the range more than necessary then handloading is not for you. Load deveopement gets into a lot of range time and that's what us shooters like.

It has really cut into my hunting prep time. Put's me in more of a crunch to get ready for season but I enjoy it so much, especially the RD Postal Lever gun Match.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 09-18-2008, 05:43 AM
jodum's Avatar
Piney Woods Moderator
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Benton, LA
Posts: 5,027
If you enjoy shooting, you will enjoy handloading. You can get a complete Lee Kit for about $100 which will include about all the equipment you need. You will need to buy a reloading manual, reloading dies, bullets, powder and primers. Getting started can be done for less than $200. The 35 Remington is quite easy to reload. I just enjoy the time in the shop putting the loads together as well as spending time testing them. I started reloading when I was 13 years old with the old Lee handloader kit. I have been hooked ever since. It is a good feeling when you take that first deer with a load that you put together yourself.
__________________
If it ain't broke, fix it till it is. (K5JWO)
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 09-19-2008, 06:45 AM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 5
Thanks guys
I will look into that Lee kit, and try to get started, maybe after this years seson
Thanks again
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 09-19-2008, 07:59 PM
Beartooth Regular
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: S.W. N.C.
Posts: 863
"I was woundering if anybody can give me advise on reloading 35 Rem shells."

Your powder and primer and case may vary but your bullet will be the Remington 200 RNCL. Nothing else compares to it's performance on deer and they are a accurate as anything else. I get my bullets and Remington brass from MidwayUSA, in bulk.

My 100 yd. groups average just over an inch from an old 336, using 39.5/1MR 4064 at 2050 fps. That don't sound to impressive in view of some of the claims frequently seen but it's honest! And, at worst, my point of impact is no more than just over a half inch from point of aim. No deer would be any deader if I shot 1/16" inch groups"
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 09-19-2008, 08:18 PM
faucettb's Avatar
Beartooth Regular
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Peck, Idaho
Posts: 12,620
Getting into reloading will not only save you some money, but it's a great hobby in itself. Check out this article in our tech section, it's the least expensive way to get into reloading.

http://www.beartoothbullets.com/tech...h_notes.htm/51.

You also might want to do a search on Reloading, lots of discussion here on the forum on that subject.
__________________
Bob from Idaho
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 09-23-2008, 08:20 PM
mattsbox99's Avatar
Beartooth Regular
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Havre, Montana
Posts: 6,284
I don't save any money, but I enjoy it as a hobby. I enjoy it as a hobby so much, I had to take up another hobby, shooting competitively.

You'll enjoy it if you like shooting and are looking for a hobby. I do warn that it will make you want to shoot a lot more and buy a lot more guns. Fortunately, firearms hold their value a lot better than most other things.
__________________
Buy American, it may be your own job you are saving.
UTU, TY&E Service, BNSF
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 09-24-2008, 04:55 AM
Beartooth Regular
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: St. Louis
Posts: 503
I've been using the Hornady 200gr RN, but all I hear is how much better on game the Remington Corelokt is.

I've been loading 37.5 gr of IMR 3031 (MAX load and somewhat compressed) 2227 fps. Some complain about 3031 in cold weather, but if I do my part I can get 1" groups at 100 yards. You might also try 31 grains of Reloader 7 (this is a MIN and MAX load according to Lee) 2140 fps.

These loads should work for the Corelokt 200gr RN also.
__________________
.
.
. . . .
"They got us pinned down. How many of 'em are there?"
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 09-26-2008, 08:34 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 5
Thank all of you
The info is apreciated
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 09-27-2008, 01:32 AM
Beartooth Regular
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: WV.
Posts: 106
Read as much as you can about reloading the 35 Rem. Not the cost, but the reloading.
It isn't diffecult, actually, very easy. The 35 Rem. doesn't have much of a shoulder, so be careful not to set it back.
It's a great cartridge and like the 30-30, thats why it's been around so long.
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old 09-27-2008, 06:52 AM
CoyoteJoe's Avatar
Beartooth Regular
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Texas Creek, Colorado
Posts: 1,180
Quote:
Originally Posted by RJHumpy View Post
- I'm currently using the Hornady Leverlution when i'm out in the woods, is that a good Idea, very thick with a few lanes, I seem to shoot the straitest with them on the target
Thanks
After trying out many different handloads in an old Remington pump I settled on the Hornady Leverevolution factory loads as being both more accurate and faster than my best handload. Not that my handloads were bad, just that the Hornady's were better in my particular rifle. However, I have never shot anything but paper with them so I can't say how they would do on game.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Reloading for .40 cal Glocks...Dangerous? dtu2179 Handloading Procedures/Practices 48 10-08-2012 02:39 PM
Reloading for a short barrel? GrapeNuts Handloading Procedures/Practices 45 11-22-2010 08:05 AM
Online Reloading Supply Sites oberg Handloading Procedures/Practices 32 08-05-2008 04:26 AM
.45 ACP Reloading for beginners dhenson2342 Handloading Procedures/Practices 11 06-19-2008 05:41 AM
Reloading Manual Quandary hailstone Handloading Procedures/Practices 12 01-06-2008 08:26 AM


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 05:15 AM.

< Contact Us - Shooters Forum - Archive >

 
 

All Content & Design Copyright © 1999-2002 Beartooth Bullets, All Rights Reserved
View Privacy Policy | Contact Webmaster | Legal Information
Website Design & Development By Exbabylon Internet Solutions
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2