Modifying a parent case's dimensions has a big effect on a cartridge's velocity, energy and power. Find out exactly how.
Introduced in 1935 by Smith & Wesson for its heavy-frame revolver, the .357 Magnum is a hard-hitting round.
Redding hasn't rested on its laurels in 2016, with the reloading tools manufacturer releasing a ton of new gear and dies.
The Gun Digest staff caught up with Redding Reloading during the 2016 SHOT Show in Las Vegas for an exclusive first look at the company's new Piloted Chamfer and Deburring Tool. Watch the video for more info.
Philip Massaro wraps up the Gun Digest Reloading Series with handloading tips to ensure safe reloading, how to keep your reloading bench organized and stay focused.
In this installment, Philip Massaro completes cartridge assembly by demonstrating how to seat the bullet. He covers how to use a micrometer seating die for reloading, as well as various ways to crimp handgun bullets.
Philip Massaro tackles primer installation, the first process of assembly in reloading as well as case charging. Learn the differences between large and small primers, and how to use a primer cup accessory on a single stage press and how to dispense the correct powder charge.
Learn how to troubleshoot the reloading process, getting stuck cases out of dies and tips for spotting case head separation and other signs your brass is getting long in the tooth.
In this episode, Philip Massaro explains the differences in sporting brass vs. military surplus brass; plus an explanation of neck sizing for improved accuracy in bolt-action rifles.