RELOADING

Sage Advice From The Handloading Gurus
The .38 Special in .357...

Sixty years ago, .357 Magnum ammunition was difficult to find and .357 Magnum brass was virtually nonexistent, unless one bought a box of new ammunition and...
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Black Powder Paper Cartridges

There is just as much to learn, maybe more, and a lot of experimenting possible, with the use of black powder and one of the things we can experiment with...
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Starline Brass

Looking for empty brass for reloading? You and everyone else in the world. However, Missouri-based and family-owned Starline Brass is churning it out as...
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Linebaugh Light Loads

One thing handloading has taught me over the years is there’s two ways of doing it. When most start handloading, they look at maximum loads, wondering if...
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Black Powder Sixguns

Looking for the best load for percussion sixguns is not all that different from cartridge-firing sixguns in the endless possibility of choices
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Big-Bore Carbines

I like big holes, especially at the end of my barrel! Big holes mean big bullets. Big bullets make big holes in things, so there’s no need to rely on...
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Reloading the .38-40

There is nothing really new about necking cartridge cases down to accept smaller bullets and thus increase muzzle velocity.
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Springfield Garrison &...

It seems Springfield Armory (SA) has been taking refresher courses on cool, vintage, battle-proven pistols of late.
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Cast Loads For...

In a world of striker-fired, poly-framed, semi-auto shell shuckers, Springfield Armory surprised everyone with an old school, forged billet all-steel shooter.
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Favorite .44 Bullets

We are told there is no such thing as a magic bullet. Perhaps so; however, when it comes to the .44 Magnum there is one that comes almighty close.
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Sierra Reloading Manual Vol. 6

If you have a sudden need to bludgeon an elk to death with a book, the 6th Edition of the Sierra Rifle and Handgun Reloading Manual might be a good choice.
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Alliant’s Red Dot and...

Everything about sixgun power changed when the .44 Magnum arrived in late 1955. After graduating from high school in 1956 I started my journey down the path...
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hornet handguns
Hornet Handguns

Today we have a long, long list of repeating rifles available chambered in cartridges designed for long-range varmints and small game hunting. A century ago...
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revolvers with Alliant powder
Connecting The (Alliant) Dots

Alliant Powder, formerly Hercules, offers three Dot powders, namely Red Dot, Green Dot and Blue Dot.
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Case Prep

To most, reloading is a simple, straightforward task. Resize the case, insert a primer, the powder and seat a bullet.
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Jacketed Bullets in .44...

Today we have all kinds of jacketed bullets for every conceivable cartridge, even though there are shortages from time to time because of the heavy buying...
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Elite Tactical Systems Speedloaders
Speedloaders That Save You...

With their line of pistol and universal speedloaders, Elite Tactical Systems created a solution to that ache you feel after loading rounds.
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Dinosaur Mold & The .454...

Deep within the belly of social media, amongst tiered special-interest groups, you’ll find “bullet casters” at the bottom of the heap.
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Loading The 9mm

Even though a dozen or so 9mm cartridges arrived in the 20th century, today when we say “9mm” virtually everyone knows exactly which 9mm we are talking...
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Taking a Tumble: Winter is...

Here we are, a month into winter, and I can think of no better time of year to head to the loading bench to reconstitute my ammunition supply. First though,...
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MP’s 358-180 RFGC Bullet...

When it comes to casting bullets and handloading, versatility is my favorite word.
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Mold addict!

No doubt about it — I’m an addict. But, not for any sort of chemical substance. I’m a bullet mold addict! Here’s some evidence.
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Ruger .44 Magnum Carbines

Ruger has offered pistol-caliber carbines over the last 60 years chambered in .44 Magnum, including two semi-automatics, the Deerstalker and Deerfield, as...
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Reloading The .32 Rimfire

Not long ago I bought a nickel-plated S&W Model 1-½ with mother-of-pearl grips whose former elegance couldn’t be dulled by time. The biggest problem? It...
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