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    I just can't buy enough. I get them used from Amazon. I just picked up the latter addition to the Lee load manual, (mine was very old), and a Speer Manual. This will add To my vintage Lee book, and my two Hornady books.

    What's your favorite? My favorite is the Hornady books.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SixFalls View Post
    I just can't buy enough. I get them used from Amazon. I just picked up the latter addition to the Lee load manual, (mine was very old), and a Speer Manual. This will add To my vintage Lee book, and my two Hornady books.

    What's your favorite? My favorite is the Hornady books.
    My favorite "Old" loading manual was written by P.O. Ackley way back when. I got it from my FIL and it's the only written loading data I've ever found for my 30/338 or .30 Belted Newton rifle.
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    I don't have any old ones as I have not been loading for that long, maybe 4 or 5 years. Currently I have Lyman 49th, Lee 2nd and Hornady 9th. If I had to pick a favorite I would go with the Hornady.
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    My favorites are the Lyman 45, the Speer 11, and the Lyman 49 (I haven't gotten the new Lyman or hornady ones yet).
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    Books? Don't they keep that stuff online?
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    I don't really have a favorite. I cross reference everything I load to try to find a median between what I find in books and online and go from there. I have a system
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    My favorite is the Western Powders Reloading Guide Version 6.0 that is a free download.

    Midsouth has the Hornady 9th ed. for $9.99.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cariwine View Post
    Books? Don't they keep that stuff online?
    . There's more to the books than just load data. Plus, short of powder sites, I always treat online data with a degree of caution. Primarily though, there's a ton of great information in the books apart from load data.
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    My oldie favorite is the 1955 Lyman No.40 Handbook, but I do have a 1941 Belding and Mull handloading handbook but most of its listed powders have been long discontinued.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SixFalls View Post
    . There's more to the books than just load data. Plus, short of powder sites, I always treat online data with a degree of caution. Primarily though, there's a ton of great information in the books apart from load data.
    Some even give an interesting history lesson. Sierra comes to mind.
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