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.
Once upon a time, hunters did just fine with standard bullets. Find out how bullet designs have changed over the years and whether you need premium ammo for your next hunt.
Philip Massaro breaks down the three main types of smokeless powder for reloading, with a discussion on the practical uses of each.
In Episode 3 of the Gun Digest Reloading Video Series, Philip Massaro demonstrates case resizing and shares a few accuracy tips to boot.
The Gun Digest Reloading Series Episode 2 introduces the basic tools of handloading and an overview of what each does.
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.
Stop beating yourself up. New reduced recoil ammunition from Hornady joins other popular offerings from Remington and Federal to make shooting fun. In fact, even lightweights like me can handle it.