Reloading Components

The Basics of Powder Selection for Reloaders

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.

Brass Basics: Case Selection and Prep

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.

Tooling Up For Reloading

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.

Wheel Weight Bullets

Back in the Carter economy I had a choice, give up shooting or give up my apartment. No way was I going to stop shooting, but I didn't want to be homeless either. So I found a third way. Today I am having trouble finding bullets, and so I find myself returning to that...

Handloading Update: “Off Calibers” Are In

The big news for handloaders is the introduction by Hornady Manufacturing of so many new cartridges, or loads for previously difficult-to-obtain cartridges, ultimately resulting in more reloading die sets and components.