Lets see if I can spark some life into this conversation.
I load for all the reasons mentioned in the poll.
It's way too expensive to buy factory ammo. I tell people that if I didn't reload then I couldn't afford to shoot.
12ga for Sporting Clays, 410 for Skeet
M2 ball to feed the M1
30 Carbine to feed the M1 Carbine
9 minor, 40 major, 45 major revo, 38 Short Colt minor revo division
223 for minor rifle
44 Mag, 50AE, 500SW for the big blasters
6.5 Creed, 6.5 Gap4s, 6.5 Swede, 7.5 Swiss...
It's so fun, I really like it. Also been cleaning the garage lately. I dug up the casting gear and swaging gear. to make some 12ga balls and 50cal balls for black powder. Made some 40cal HP projos out of 9mm brass...I like making ammo...Linkback: https://westcoastguns.us/index.php?topic=102.0