So you've bought an ammunition reloading kit, good. Your on your way to a rewarding pastime. But your not ready to start churning out ammo yet. You still need to procure a few more tools before you get to building the perfect round.
Like any reloading project, building rounds for a semi-automatic pistol has its own set of challenges. Semi-autos have tight tolerances, but many of its bugaboos can be avoided by reloading for accuracy and reliability, not maximum velocity.
The October 21, 2013 issue of Gun Digest the Magazine is the special handloading edition. We talk with some of the top names in ballistics to find out their favorite calibers to load for, their most important tools and their best reloading memories.
Gun Digest's most recent edition gives you the ins and outs on everything from handgun cartridges to hog hunting rifles. This is a must-have for firearms aficionados.
Big-bore revolutionary John Linebaugh shares his thoughts on why bigger is better but faster isn’t.
Cartridge identification is important to anyone who works with ammunition cartridges, whether it's reloading or collecting. While it isn't foolproof, often the easiest way to identify a cartridge is to look at the headstamp.
While the basics are simple when it comes to getting set up to reload ammunition for your handgun, there are still some critical choices that need to be made. Here's some advice from long-time reloader Patrick Sweeney, from "Reloading for Handgunners."
Have the benefits of reloading been outpaced by modern factory-loaded ammo?
Thanks to everyone who entered for a chance to win two ammunition reloading essentials from Gun Digest. While there is a handful of partiers among us, it looks like the overwhelming majority will be staying home on New Year's Eve. Notable exceptions are those who will be out there working for our safety and...