View Full Version : reloading 5.45x39
04-09-2005, 02:27 PM
Just got back from the Desert so forgive me if this is an old subject. Are there reloading components for the 5.45x39 cartrige? I was thinking of selling my 74 and buying an M-4, but if I can reload I might hold on to it. It's a pretty nice weapon but the M-4/Ar-15's have such a wide range of ammo available.
04-15-2005, 09:59 PM
http://www.buffaloarms.com/browse.cfm/4,670.html Looks like $1.50 each!!!!! 100 for $127.00."5.45X39 Soviet Cases-Obsolete Cases-Obsolete Brass"
04-15-2005, 10:09 PM
I think they made this brass a few years ago and they are just getting rid of what little they have at a very high price.
04-15-2005, 11:26 PM
Don't want to reload THAT bad. Thank you Sir. And that is that, as they say.
04-16-2005, 12:02 AM
SCHROEDER BULLETS. 1-619-423-3523, after 3pm pacific,claims to form brass from 30-30 Winchester brass.$30.00 for 20 pieces.The RCBS dies are very expensive too.
04-16-2005, 09:06 AM
Everything points to selling the 74 and buying an M-4. Can't afford both and the 5.56 just has more options in the way of ammo. Match rounds, reloads etc....But to be fair I haven't really tried but one brand of ammo. I might order the Barnaul 55 gr hollow points off the web and see how she does. I have shot the 60 gr fmj and it did OK, but didn't stack up against the M-4 with black hills ammo. Apples and oranges. But some times I want an orange.
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