With the increased prices of factory loaded ammunition, interest in handloading should also increase – and apparently it has, judging from the recent backorder situations at many manufacturers of reloading tools and components. The equipment covered in this update doesn’t cover everything available, but it should provide an idea as to what is...
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...
Dave Morelli, our Precision Marksmanship columnist, describes how to select powder to achieve the best accuracy for your loads in this exclusive video.
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.
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.
Watch this video to learn how to change a mold in a Magma Engineering Bullet Caster.
Precision Marksmanship Columnist Dave Morelli details the tools and techniques needed to prepare cases to ensure accuracy in subsequent reloading steps.
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.