Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A shooter who makes their own ammunition from separately purchased components.
  • n. The equipment used by such a shooter, particularly a levered press used to force the components together.
  • n. a speedloader.
  • n. Agent noun of reload; one who reloads.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In transportation, a self-loading conveyer used to collect and transport coal from a coal-storage yard or pocket and to deliver it to railroad-cars or vessels or to place it in other near-by storage-places. In one form the conveyer is loaded by means of a self-filling bucket; in another a horizontal bucket-conveyer, supported by a swinging arm pivoted at one end, travels in a circle along the edge of a coal-heap, sweeping up and taking away the coal as fast as it slides down. See coal-storage.

Etymologies

re- + load + -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And the MEC JR Mk 5 reloader is the cheapest way to start reloading the shells without loading or feeding problems from what I have experienced.

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  • Blogs are full of opposing views on presses -- what has been perfect for one reloader is a veritable piece of junk to another ...

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  • For those who regularly burn ammo at the range, a reloader is a great way to save money on an expensive hobby.

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  • Oh, I forgot, you're not gonna blow the whistle on your con buddies now are you. think a bit will you? the shells go in buckets, the buckets go to scrap dealers. the scrap goes to the highest bidder. many used shells could go to a reloader, which is a wholly different thing, because there just aren't that many around. if prop wants his 40 cal, he can reload them himself. otherwise, he''s got to be a better shopper.

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  • Powder makers publish data, bullet makers publish data, "reloader" makers publish data and then there's posted data in web sites.

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  • I have a reloader load what is a good powder charge for reloading a .243 with unique powder have noticed the stores in my area in the past few days restocked thier rifle and hand gun ammo the selfs are full and the pric

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  • I have a reloader load what is a good powder charge for reloading a .243 with unique powder

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  • I have a reloader load my neighbor and i ordered .22 magnum rounds over the internet on cabelas last spring and they are still on back order!!!!!!

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  • I have a reloader load data guide but I can't find anything for that specific bullet and I don't need to blow anything up ... thanks

    Does anybody have load data for a 185 gr berger vld match hunter in 300 wsm.

  • That as infalable as he had become in his lengthy (6 month) career as a pistoleer and reloader. anything remotly (incorrect) with anything he did in that arena could not possibly happen.

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