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so ive been kicking around the idea of a pistol for a while now. i would really like to get a .45acp. my question to you guys is this, is it worth it to roll your own pistol ammo?? im sure you save money that way, but in a pistol your not looking for hair splitting accuracy. let me know what you all think.
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I don't reload any pistol ammo.  I guess if you're gonna do a lot of shooting, ie plinking and stuff, it would save you money to reload, but for self defense type stuff, I think it's better to purchase the factory type.
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It is much cheaper to reload thats for sure, pistol ammo is crazy expensive just like everything else.  But with pistols you usually shoot so much so fast it would suck on a single stage press IMO.  (especially if you have to hand touch each and every primer  Wink) The stuff I shoot a lot including some rifle and all my pistol stuff gets done on my progressive press. 

Coby is right about self defense though.  If you are going to carry it, use factory ammo not reloads.
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i just finished filling out my states permit to purchase, and hopefully at the end of the year i can buy a new .45acp. i dont plan to shoot it a ton, like you do. maybe a few hundred rounds a year at the most. home defense and something to break things up during range sessions.  so the consensus so far is to stick with factory ammo then.
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If you are only going to shoot 200 rounds a year, then I would not invest in reloading stuff.  Walmart sells the $100 round value packs for $25 to $30.  
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that would probably be more than enough then thanks guys
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The only hang gun I load for is the 500 S&W. I just buy for the 357 and 45acp.
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