Category Archives: Reloading

Ammunition reloading

Xtreme Bullets: low-cost alternative or bad idea?

During the severe ammo and reloading component shortage during 2013 and 2014, many folks have been forced to find alternatives to their normal suppliers. As a high-volume reloader this shortage hit me particularly hard. At first I was feeling pretty … Continue reading

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Reloader’s Corner: How to remove a stuck case

They say there are two kinds of reloaders: those that have gotten a case stuck in a resizing die and those that will. I don’t know about that (Kevin apparently never has) but I do know that I recently got … Continue reading

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CED M2: Chronograph that does it all

For those of us that reload for competitive shooting, knowing a round’s velocity is critical. In USPSA the all-important Power Factor is determined by multiplying velocity and bullet weight then dividing by 1000. Example: 124gr bullets traveling at 1050 fps … Continue reading

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USPSA: 9mm bullets for Production – what weight?

Sparked by a question re: sub-sonic 9mm rounds, I discuss the relative merits of heavy, slow rounds for use in USPSA’s Production Class of competition as well as the philosophy of “practice” versus “match” ammo. Continue reading

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Mr. Bullet Feeder: Next Step in Press Evolution

I have mentioned the Mr. Bullet Feeder (MBF) in my post about the Dillon XL650 progressive reloading press but I feel that the device deserves its own post. It is a product that while obviously working as a part of … Continue reading

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Montana Gold Bullet, Inc.: Gold Indeed

Montana Gold Bullet provides affordable, high-quality bullets for the practical shooter interested in reliable, cost-effective hand-loaded ammunition. Continue reading

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Reloading 101: brass preparation

How to prepare brass cases for reloading. Continue reading

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Dillon Super Swage 600: cure for mil-crimp brass

When I started reloading I had three calibers in mind: 9mm, .45acp and .223 Remington. These are the calibers I shoot the most and I had a lot of brass saved up in anticipation of reloading. Many manufacturers of ammunition … Continue reading

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Reloading: how I found my way to the Dillon XL650

How I came to love the Dillon XL650 Continue reading

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