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Hodgdon RDC Upgrades Makes Reloading Ammo Easier

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.

The question of what a cartridge's name means is not as clear today as it was back in the good 'ol days. Photo courtesy Cartridges of the World, 11th Edition.

What’s In A Name?

Quantum physics is a game of Candyland compared to figuring out our American “system” of cartridge names. It wasn’t always so bad.

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New Turkey Loads 2014

These new optimized turkey loads hit strutting toms like a Mack truck and do so with astounding efficiency. Don't go after longbeards this season without some of these turkey loads in your vest.

Hornaday Handbook of Cartridge Reloading, 9th Edition

Reloading Ammo Goes Digital with Hornady

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.

Unzipping the Zipper

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.

.300 Winchester Magnum reloaded with Swift A-Frame bullets.

Reloading Ammo, the Versatile .300 Win. Mag.

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?

Defensive shotgun ammunition

Bet Your Life on It! Defensive Shotgun Ammunition

To get everything out of a smooth bore when it matters most means feeding it the right loads. Here’s some top choices for defensive shotgun ammunition certain to come through in the most dire situations.