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.
One hears about several types of pressure, but for handloading there is only one pressure that you truly need to understand, service pressure. Service pressure is the maximum pressure in pounds per square inch (psi) below which you can safely operate your particular shotgun and above which you can anticipate trouble.
So you’re going to begin reloading. For $250 or perhaps even less, you can get set up with excellent new equipment and buy all of the components you require to begin building your own shotshells. This article will help you get started.
Precision Marksmanship Columnist Dave Morelli details the tools and techniques needed to prepare cases to ensure accuracy in subsequent reloading steps.
Watch this video to learn how to change a mold in a Magma Engineering Bullet Caster.
Today's reloader generally does not have all that much spare time and usually prefers speed in production over the option of taking tools to the field. The beginning reloader is faced with some basic issues that must be assessed when it comes time to purchase equipment. This article will help you get started.
When buying cartridge cases for reloading, the first thing you want to be sure of is that you have the right one for your gun. This article will teach you how to approach case selection, case headstamps, case cleaning and storage.
Improve consistency and accuracy with a little experimentation and the right equipment.
The Mauser and the Arisaka both offer great opportunities for handloaders. Here are a few loads you can start with to bring these guns to life.