Reloading and handloading articles advice columns and videos from Gun Digest contributor Walt Hampton.
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Firearms come apart when gas pressures from burning powder can’t leave soon enough. Time matters. Pressures can’t build to dangerous levels if you don’t give them time. On the other hand, you must give pressures time to build to useful levels. The bullet is an obstruction. Its resistance (friction and mass), plus barrel length [...]
Accuracy is often listed among the top three reasons for reloading your own ammunition. Handloading ammunition allows you to customize loads to draw the maximum degree of accuracy from your gun, and to tailor the loads to your needs for a particular hunt or competition.
Walt Hampton talks about factors that affect handloads – and reloading in general – in “Performance Handloading: Handloading Sensitivity,” a Gun Digest Web Exclusive.