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Light Up the Sky: Reloading and Shooting .308 Tracers

Since I was a boy I’ve been drawn to fire and fireworks. To me, the 4th of July wasn’t just a day of celebrating, it was an entire week of improvisational pyrotechnical “experiences”. Fast forward from 1985 to 2017, and I’m still just as excited about fire and destruction. So when friend Jim Findlay recently […]

Exclusive Look: Redding New Products for 2017

If you are a fan of Redding Reloading Equipment products as I am, you’re going to be excited when you read this post! Through some patient persistence, I was able to get the “first look” at Redding’s new product announcements for the 2017 calendar year and SHOT Show. The theme this year is dies, dies, […]

MEC Marksman Single-Stage: Unboxing, Overview, Setup

There’s nothing like a solid piece of iron. Cast iron tools and machines are a lifetime investment, and I love it when I look at a tool and see “Made in USA”. Recently MEC (the Mayville Engineering Company) made an interesting announcement. This company which is known for top-notch shotshell reloading gear announced they are getting into […]

LEE Rifle Dies: In-Depth Overview and Setup

If you’re in the market for a new set of rifle dies, the sheer number of options and types of dies can be a bit overwhelming! Lee rifle dies have a great reputation for value and performance, but there are a total of seven die set types available from Lee (in almost every conceivable chambering), […]

Merry Christmas 2016 from Ultimate Reloader

It’s been a great year, and I want to wish everyone out there a VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS! I’m hoping that you are able to celebrate with friends and family, perhaps enjoy a walk in the snow, and hopefully get some great shooting/reloading presents! I’m feeling excited looking forward to the next year here on Ultimate […]

Get Control of Your Harris Bipod with Spiked Feet

I love Harris bipods- right out of the box they work great, and they are quite affordable. But there are some things you can do to make these bipods work even better. Take for instance the Harris S-BRM which features integrated swivel feature. One of the first things I did to my S-BRM was to […]

When Reloading Goes Wrong: Hornady Cam Lock Bullet Puller

I’m going to load a bunch of 9mm today! That was my plan, and I couldn’t wait to go shoot a bunch of the ammo with my Glock 17. Everything was going “great” until I noticed the powder level seemed to be getting higher as I was loading. “That just doesn’t look right” I thought. […]

LEE New Auto Prime Tool: Overview, Priming .223 and .308 Cases

Priming cases is one of the most important steps in the ammunition reloading process. It can also be the most frustrating! If you want to optimize your reloading workflow, it’s imperative that you have a priming setup that’s easy to use and performs up to your expectations. In this post, I’m going to show LEE’s […]

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