Music, banking, games – there's an app for nearly everything. Shooters haven't been left out in the cold. There are plenty of programs out there that turn smartphones into nifty shooting, reloading and general gun tools.
When it comes to free online reloading tools, few match Hodgdon's Reloading Data Center. And the powder manufacturer's database has gotten a even better with recent updates making it more user friendly.
Reloading ammo is a timeworn tradition, with many of its tools changing little over the past half century. But the discipline recently took a leap into the 21st century with the digital release of Hornady's reloading manual.
The .219 Zipper persisted fitfully from 1938 to 1962 in that purgatory reserved for cartridges that look good on paper but somehow never quite measure up in real life. At this late date, it’s difficult to determine exactly how the .219 Zipper ended up on the compost heap of shooting history.
The .300 Winchester Magnum is known for its accuracy, even at the longest of distances. But is it too much gun for a novice hunter or a person of small stature, particularly when hunting whitetail deer?
Reloaders and modern sporting rifle fans have fueled one Oklahoma retailer's sales as of late with ARs and used brass leading his sales.
Reloading .22-caliber centerfire cartridges requires precision, but the attention to detail pays off in the field. Accurately loaded cartridges can make your next varmint hunt -- whether it be squirrel, woodchuck or coyote -- a blast.
With all the cool guns on display at SHOT Shot 2014 it's easy to forget the other end of the equation -- ammunition. Here is just a taste of what's hitting the ammo market in the next year, with some new reloading supplies thrown in for good measure.
My opinion is, for the average shooter, probably not. Handgun ammo comes in many different loadings within caliber. High-velocity ammunition varieties (often referred to as “+P”) come with higher combustion pressures and more sophisticated bullet designs.