Reloading

Reloading saves you money, allows more shooting and helps create rounds much more accurate than you’d buy off the shelf. Gun Digest’s reloading section gives you the pertinent data and resources to help you turn your reloading bench into a quality ammunition factory. Reloading DataPerformance Handloading Blog.45 ACP Reloading DownloadAckley Cartridges DownloadCartridge Basics Download

Is High-Velocity Ammo Worth It?

Is High-Velocity Ammunition Worth It for Handguns?

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.

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5 Tools You Need in Addition to Your Reloading Kit

So you've bought an ammunition reloading kit, good. Your on your way to a rewarding pastime. But your not ready to start churning out ammo yet. You still need to procure a few more tools before you get to building the perfect round.

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Ammunition Still Calling the Shots

Shooters across the country have been hoping and praying for an end to the ammunition shortage. But in some corners of America cartridges, bullets and reloading supplies continue to be the hot ticket among buyers.

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Barnes Bullets Expanding AAC Blackout Lines

It has not taken long for the shooting world to embrace the .300 AAC Blackout. Demand has been great enough that one bullet manufacturer is upping its game, offering a heavier Blackout option.

Taking time, understanding the process and having the right equipment are all important factors in reloading.

3 Tips to Handload Ammo the Right Way

With the current ammunition shortages we are experiencing, more shooters are breaking into the handloading world like never before. If you’re not already among them, you owe it to yourself to give it a try. Here are a few suggestions to get you started on the right foot.

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Handloading for the Semi-Auto Handgun

Like any reloading project, building rounds for a semi-automatic pistol has its own set of challenges. Semi-autos have tight tolerances, but many of its bugaboos can be avoided by reloading for accuracy and reliability, not maximum velocity.

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Cartridge Identification: Start With the Headstamp

Cartridge identification is important to anyone who works with ammunition cartridges, whether it's reloading or collecting. While it isn't foolproof, often the easiest way to identify a cartridge is to look at the headstamp.

Reloading for Handgunners

Reloading: What Do You Really Need to Get Started?

While the basics are simple when it comes to getting set up to reload ammunition for your handgun, there are still some critical choices that need to be made. Here's some advice from long-time reloader Patrick Sweeney, from "Reloading for Handgunners."