The crimp on a shotgun shell is almost taken for granted, but it plays important roles in the functioning of the ammunition. From keeping the shot and powder in place to helping control the burn rate, a proper crimp is vital in reloading ammo.
Hornady is set to get its fans' mouths watering. The ammunition/reloading company recently released a video of new products for 2015, which has a little something for everyone.
Gun Digest's new Reloading Ultimate Collection offers shooters an indispensable library certain to help them turn out safe and precise ammunition for every type of firearm.
As more and more people shoot, more and more have become involved with reloading. The discipline has become so popular in New Hampshire that one retailer has dedicated a whole wing to reloading supplies.
It is easy to let a reloading bench get messy and out of control. This is a BIG mistake. Getting into good organizational habits will make you reloading experience safer and more productive.
Brass cases are the one component that is reusable in the reloading process. But like all good things, these have an eventual end. Here is an explanation of the damages to look for and what to do when they're found.
Of course, saving money is one of reloading's great attractions, but it's not the only one. Perhaps more appealing is the flexibility the discipline gives shooters, allowing them to tailor ammo to their needs.
Nickel brass cases are the shining gems of ammunition, resistant to tarnishing, no matter whose sweaty hands have been on them. But to use the component for reloading takes some understanding of the material's characteristics.
It's hard to deny the bonded core bullet has been a game changer when it comes to ammunition. Offering incredible penetration, expansion and ballistic performance, the bullets have become the go-to option for big game hunters.