Category Archives: Handloading

Monolithic Bullets

Superb Performance And Reliable Expansion Are THE NEW “Normal.” One of the interesting terms used today is “monolithic bullets.” Mono

The Classic .32 ACP

These handloads were worked up for the short barrels often found ON SMALL pocket guns LIKE the Beretta Tomcat. The

The “Old Four”

The .257, .270, 7mm And .300 Weatherby Magnums Are Still Top Performers. Roy Weatherby grew up during the Great Depression

The .38 Special

Still “Special” After More Than 100 Years. The .38 Special is the most popular centerfire revolver cartridge ever, and still

Speedy & Efficient

Hornady’s .17 Hornet Delivers Versatile Varmint Performance. The first modern .17-caliber cartridges were all wildcats, primarily because no major bullet

The .308 Winchester

It’s One Of The Most Accurate Rifle Cartridges Ever. The .308 Winchester is the civilian version of the 7.62x51mm NATO,

Bullets In Motion

High-Speed Photographs Are A New Tool In Understanding Bullet Performance. One of the early mysteries of bullets was how they

Keep Cool

During Extended Shooting, Your Rifle Barrel Needs A Little Help Coming Back To Room Temperature. Most of us don’t have

The .30-40 Krag

This Modest Cartridge Still Offers Fine Performance. The development of practical smokeless powders in the 1880s led to rapid changes.

Tame, Yet Powerful

The 9.3×62 Mauser Shoots Softly And Hits Hard. The cartridge known as the 9.3×62 Mauser is sometimes called “the metric

The .22-250

Newer Powders And Bullets Expand The Versatility Of This Long Time Varmint Cartridge. Doubtless some version of the .22-250 appeared