Don’t assume that all primers are the same. The way each is formulated means their performance can vary from manufacturer to manufacturer.
Stick, ball, flake — propellant comes in all shapes and sizes. Master ballistician Phil Massaro helps you figure out exactly which grain best suits your next reloading project.
The long-time ammunition reloading company has come out with two new progressive presses that really look to help reloaders pick up the pace.
The .338 Lapua Mag. dates to 1983, when Research Armament Industries, in the U.S., outlined plans for a sniper cartridge driving a 250-grain .338 bullet at 3,000 fps. The sleek FMJ missile would penetrate five layers of body armor at 1,000 meters (1,094 yards).
There have been a number of advancements in bullet design in the modern day. One of the most elegant and effective has been the addition of grooves on a projectile's shanks.
Whether it's a match bullet you're after or something for long-distance hunting, Black Hills Ammunition's new 2015 cartridges could have the answer with four new precision loads looking to be right on target.
Pressure spikes and drops due to temperature have long been a bane of a reloader's existence. However, advancements in propellants have mitigated this variable, in many respects.
A shell's shoulder is sometime overlooked in the reloading process. But if special care is taken when resizing that element of the brass you can be rewarded with much more accurate ammunition and longer shell life.
The EXACTO round has the potential to make military snipers more potent, giving them the ability to change their bullet's trajectory midair.