Depending on application, there are advantages to heavier bullets. But going big on your next reload requires some investigation into whether or not your firearm can handle those extra grains properly.
There is a simple technique that adds a ton of life to your cases – annealing. Of course, there are some tricks to doing it right, of which custom ammunition manufacturer Phil Massaro unveils in this blog.
A shell's shoulder is sometime overlooked in the reloading process. But if special care is taken when resizing that element of the brass you can be rewarded with much more accurate ammunition and longer shell life.
Monometal bullets can offer shooters top-notch performance, especially for hunting. But the futuristic projectiles challenge reloaders, given their unique characteristics.
Nowadays, reloaders have every type of propellent at their fingertips. But to get the most out of a cartridge, reloaders must understand the different powders' properties. Master ballistician Philip Massaro breaks down what you need to know about powder.
Primers are literally the spark that gets everything rolling in a cartridge. But there are some fine points about the component that must be understood to safely get the most out of the ammunition you're reloading.
From powder tricklers to bullet pullers, there are a slew of tools handloaders need. But there are none more important than the reloading press. Check out what a professional ballistician has to say about picking the right press for your bench.