Is it really worth it to reload 9 mm ammo?
A. It can be worth it. It depends on how many rounds a year you fire, the cost of a reloading press and support equipment you choose, and the cost of reloading components in your area. Currently I can reload 9mm 115 gr FMJ using 5.6grains of Vihtavuouri N340 for about $67 per thousand (not including the cost of brass (because I use mostly range pick ups)) which is about $53 less per thousand than the best deals I have found for loaded ammo. At this rate a Lee Pro 1000 progressive press (approx. $125), a set of Lee scales (approx.$30), and dial calipers (approx. $30) you will pay for the equipment in about 3500 rounds; that is, if you enjoy doing it – otherwise it will just collect dust and you won’t realize any savings!. 059X122299 RELOADING .40 S&W WITH GOLDEN SABER BULLETS Q. Does anyone have any experience reloading .40 S&W with Remington GS bullets? If so, do you crimp them any differently than you do normal JHP bullets? My concern is bullet setback, since only the 20-25% of the bu