It's often said that reloading your own ammo will save money. According to one author, that probably won't happen, but you'll sure shoot a lot more.
Walt Hampton talks about factors that affect handloads - and reloading in general - in "Performance Handloading: Handloading Sensitivity," a Gun Digest Web Exclusive.
Consistent, quality loads are the key to productive handgunning. These new titanium dies from Redding will speed things along at the reloading bench so you have more time at the range.
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....
Whether you handload to save money, improve accuracy or just have a hobby you have lots of options.
Like anybody, Hampton has his favorite handloads. But at the end of the day, it’s best to load what you can shoot confidently.
With so many projectiles available in so many shapes and sizes, how do you find the one that's best? It depends what you're looking for.
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...
The purpose of the primer is to ignite the main powder charge. However, there are more considerations than mere caliber and type when looking at the ignition end of a cartridge.