Found some Old Hunting & Reloading Books!

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Found some Old Hunting & Reloading Books!

Post by iFire » 11 May 2011, 10:30

So I was at a Antique Store today and ran across some AWESOME old reloading books! I collect them and really enjoy looking back at the history and advancements as wells as reading the old timers stories of the different cartridges and what they like about them ( Nosler has lots of these stories )

I found the Nosler #1 Manual from 1976 to complete my collection of Nosler Manuals ( I already have #2-#7 ) .

I also found a hornady manual from 1967 as well as Speer (Manual #1?) and Sierra (Manual #1?) from the 1960's and a few others... I will be doing some research on a couple of these as I have never seen them before :)

I have some reading to do! Cant tell you how cool of a find this was :D Here are some pics:

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Re: Found some Old Hunting & Reloading Books!

Post by blueorison » 11 May 2011, 10:45

That's ROCKIN'!!!!!!

My favourite is the Sierra hardcover;

so legit.

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Re: Found some Old Hunting & Reloading Books!

Post by flyingirish04 » 11 May 2011, 10:56

Funny to see that Sierra has always used the binder system, just changed the cover a bit. I have two, one from the seventies that was my dad's and the brand new one.

I also have the Nosler edition after that. Pretty much the same only a brown cover with the moose.

Very cool finds.
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Post by iFire » 11 May 2011, 15:40

Thanks guys :D

While I like progression and advancements in technology (for the most part) I also really enjoy the nostalgia as well :thumb:

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Re: Found some Old Hunting & Reloading Books!

Post by panzermk2 » 11 May 2011, 15:43

I have some old ones as well. They can be an invaluable resource for load data for rounds that have fallen out a favor and a source for ideas for current loads.
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Re: Found some Old Hunting & Reloading Books!

Post by CenCalSplicer » 19 May 2011, 20:08

I was given a box full of old reloading manuals. I might have to see if there is anything useful in there. They're just collecting dust under my bench at the moment.

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Post by panzermk2 » 19 May 2011, 21:08

CenCalSplicer wrote:I was given a box full of old reloading manuals. I might have to see if there is anything useful in there. They're just collecting dust under my bench at the moment.

I will take what ever you don't want.
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Re: Found some Old Hunting & Reloading Books!

Post by CenCalSplicer » 20 May 2011, 14:16

panzermk2 wrote:
CenCalSplicer wrote:I was given a box full of old reloading manuals. I might have to see if there is anything useful in there. They're just collecting dust under my bench at the moment.

I will take what ever you don't want.
I'll look through the box this weekend and let you know what I have.

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Re: Found some Old Hunting & Reloading Books!

Post by panzermk2 » 20 May 2011, 21:31

Cool
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