Category Archives: Handloading

The .25-35 Winchester

This Smokeless, Lever-Action Classic Is Even Better With Modern Components By John Barsness The .25-35 Winchester Center Fire (WCF) was

Promise Delivered

The .280 Remington Ackley Improved Lives Up To Its Reputation By John Barsness Some credit 1917’s 7×64 Brenneke with being

Working Man’s Magnum

Reloading The Versatile .300 Winchester Short Magnum. By John Barsness Like many new cartridges, the .300 Winchester Short Magnum wasn’t

Mid-Bore Workhorse

The Enduring .358 Winchester. By John Barsness The generation immediately after World War II saw enormous changes in American hunting

Speed Demon

Reloading The Potent Little .22 TCM John Taffin With the advent of the .357 Magnum in 1935, dedicated sixgunners began

All-World Classic

Reloading the 6.5×54 Mannlicher-Schoenauer By John Barsness If the 6.5×54 Mannlicher-Schoenauer cartridge appeared today, it might be one of the

Hot Press!

MEC’s Metallic-Cartridge Marksman Is A Solid Single-Stage Reloader By John Taffin Over the past 60 years my various loading benches

Breaking The Barrier

Just Over 100 Years Ago, The .250-3000 Savage Electrified The Shooting Scene By John Barsness Evidently introducing new rifle cartridges

“Top Ten”

The 10mm Is Perhaps The Finest Iteration Of The “.40 Concept” By John Taffin The roots of the 10mm go

The .30-30 Winchester

Sometimes We Forget How Well Our Old-Timey Cartridges Work By John Barsness The first question about handloading the .30-30 Winchester

Sixguns And The .45 ACP

Loading For Auxiliary Cylindered Single-Action Revolvers By John Taffin Forty-five years ago, graduate school took me 500 miles away from