I bought a jewler's scale that works great for reloading. It measures in grams, grains and carats and is very accurate and affordable.
As far as dillon progressive loaders. I started with lee, and then went to lee progressive and finally a dillon 650. I will never use the lee to reload again. It will do the job and you may be happy with it if you never used the dillon but as soon as you do, the dillon is all you will want to use. If you can't afford the dillon and want to reload, the lee is great, but the dillon is worth every extra penny you have to spend if you can afford it.
Every year my Pro-Staff and I head to the woods to hunt the old wise Tom. We travel thousands of miles covering numerous states hunting these old guys. Lots of times we end up hunting public lands or private property that have been hunted already. That’s the last thing you want to hear when you just traveled 6 hours that someone else has already hunted the property. We had to come up with a game plan and one real fast.
The first thing we did was ask the farmer were they usually see the birds in...