Walt Hampton talks about factors that affect handloads - and reloading in general - in "Performance Handloading: Handloading Sensitivity," a Gun Digest Web Exclusive.
Based on the comments for the latest book giveaway, there are a few among us who have won some pretty great prizes, but a bunch more made me feel a whole lot better about my cooler collection.
Entries for the book giveaways have provided some great comments about the guns we know and love, and even more fun are some of the responses we get from the winners of the books.
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.
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.
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.
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...