Handloading

Want to save more than 60% on ammo?

According to C. Rodney James, editor of the latest edition of The ABCs of Reloading: “There are at least five good reasons for embarking on the journey of reloading. First is economy.  Someone who has come to enjoy the sport of shooting soon discovers that the cost of factory ammunition has become almost prohibitive....

Favorite Handloads for Deer

Like anybody, Hampton has his favorite handloads. But at the end of the day, it’s best to load what you can shoot confidently.

Handloading Update: An Excerpt from the 2011 Gun Digest

With the increased prices of factory loaded ammunition, interest in handloading should also increase – and apparently it has, judging from the recent backorder situations at many manufacturers of reloading tools and components.  The equipment covered in this update doesn’t cover everything available, but it should provide an idea as to what is...

13 Tips for Electronic Powder Scale Accuracy

Weighing powder charges requires as much care as throwing the charge. Your powder measuring technique, no matter how careful, will be useless if you can't weigh the charge accurately. These tips will give you a head start on accurate powder weighing and save you from many of the tough lessons...

The Basics of Powder Selection for Reloaders

Modern powders are divided into three basic types on the basis of their use. These are pistol, shotgun, and rifle powders. But for the beginning reloader, these are but a starting point in selecting the right powder for the desired load. This article will give you deeper insights into powder selection.