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Don’t Blow up that 1911: Reload 45 ACP the Safe Way

I haven’t blown up a gun, but I know it happens every day. Usually, reloaded ammunition is a part of the equation when a gun goes “Kaboom”. Reloading ammunition is a serious responsibility and isn’t without danger. Perhaps that’s part of the appeal- you’re literally working with explosives and building ammunition. While it’s possible to […]

L.E. Wilson Stainless Case Trimmer: Overview, Setup, Trimming

Any shooting sport that takes precision to the extreme will involve exacting brass prep as a part of the reloading process. In order to achieve such exacting standards, case length and case squareness must be held to exacting tolerances. L.E. Wilson has spent the last 81 years perfecting their case trimming system, one that was […]

Ultimate Reloader LEE Give-Away: Winner Announcement

The first Ultimate Reloader giveaway has ended, and I wanted to share with you all who won the awesome prize! I’m very happy for Judd Harris of Louisiana, congratulations! Judd plans on loading 308 Winchester with his new kit, and will use handloading as a hands-on compliment to his ballistics studies at the Sonoran Desert […]

FORSTER Reloading Dies: Overview and Setup featuring 6.5 Creedmoor

Reloading dies are perhaps the most critical tooling component involved in the loading of precision ammunition. Reloading dies have a huge effect on brass concentricity, case sizing dimensions and consistency, bullet seating depth, and bullet runout. So when you chose reloading dies for your rifle, you need to ensure you are getting the quality and […]

Ultimate Reloader Deal: Free Rifle Cartridge Pen with Brass Order from Capital Cartridge

Ever see something and think to yourself: “I need that”. That’s what I thought when I saw the rifle cartridge pen that Capital Cartridge is giving away as a bonus (through the end of the year): How can you get your own free pen you ask? Just fill your cart with $100.00 or more of […]

Ultimate Reloader Give-Away: Win a LEE Reloading Outfit from Midsouth Shooters Supply

This is an exciting day, the first Ultimate Reloader give-away! Check it out: Yes, with a few clicks here and there, you can enter to win the following: (one BIG prize) LEE Classic Turret Press kit LEE Auto Bench Prime Any LEE die set of your choosing All you need to do is to complete […]

MEC 9000E with Auto-Mate: Loading 12 Gauge in Style

Getting the MEC 9000E with Auto-Mate reminds me of a recent experience involving my Case 580 backhoe, and a shovel. After owning my ~16,000lb 4×4 backhoe with 4×4 and extendahoe, I had to do some digging with a shovel. Let me just say that about 5 minutes into digging with the shovel, I exclaimed out […]

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