A long-time classic that has endured over many years, the 7.62x39mm is a widespread intermediate rifle cartridge best known for its use in the AK-47 and its variants.
Philip Massaro wraps up the Gun Digest Reloading Series with handloading tips to ensure safe reloading, how to keep your reloading bench organized and stay focused.
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.
Learn how to troubleshoot the reloading process, getting stuck cases out of dies and tips for spotting case head separation and other signs your brass is getting long in the tooth.
Philip Massaro breaks down the three main types of smokeless powder for reloading, with a discussion on the practical uses of each.
What is the difference between a large rifle primer and a magnum large rifle primer? Can you use magnum primers in standard cartridges and vice versa? These are among the topics discussed in Episode 4 of Gun Digest's Reloading Series with Philip Massaro.
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.
Philip Massaro introduces the new Gun Digest Reloading Series of videos, and covers the four basic handloading steps.