Tag: 45 ACP

Quick Tip: Setup Your Bullet Seating Die in Seconds

Some times a bit of planning ahead will save a lot of hassle in the end. When setting up your bullet seating die, having a sample cartridge can save a lot of time and hassle! If you plan ahead and save sample cartridges, your bullet seating die depth adjustment can be set in just seconds […]

Ultimate Reloader Deal: 20% Off 45 Long Colt Brass at Capital Cartridge

Why are some types of handgun brass so hard to find? If you’re talking about revolver brass, it’s because it’s easy to collect and take home. Some revolver brass is more rare than others, further complicating your endeavor to find it at the range for pick-up. 45 Long Colt is a great example: I’m trying […]

LEE Pistol Dies: Overview and Setup

My very first set of reloading dies were LEE 44 Magnum pistol dies that came with the LEE Pro-1000 press that I started out with. Since then, I’ve acquired many more sets of LEE dies ranging from 30-06 to 9mm to 45 ACP to 357 SIG and quite a few in between. LEE Pistol Dies […]

9mm Pocket Pistol Shootout: Kel-Tec PF-9 Versus Glock 43

Concealed carry is very much a personal thing. Each individual will have their own requirements and persuasions related to chambering/caliber, carry method, and budgetary constraints just to name a few! I’ve personally carried 1911s in 45 ACP, a snub-nose revolver in 38 Special, a sub-compact in 9mm, my Glock 20 in 10mm, a 6″ 357 […]

Reloading 45 ACP with the Dillon 550B

The Dillon 550B (and newer RL-550B) are well-known for being solid performers that are simple to setup, and relatively affordable to setup and run. This press may not be loaded with all of the latest features (from what I know it was introduced well over 30 years ago), but it does have a “tried and […]

Ultimate Reloader Deal: Save 10% Off Processed Brass from East Coast Reloading Supplies

If you are going to reload, you’re going to need brass, and plenty of it! East Coast Reloading Supplies (ECRS) is all about quality brass, and they can help you save time in the reloading room! Offering ready-to-load brass in a variety of popular chamberings, ECRS brass comes shipped to your door in neat-and-tidy re-sealable […]

LEE Auto-Drum Powder Measure: From Unboxing to Loading Pistol

The powder measure is one of the most important components integral to any reloading press setup. A good powder measure can make for smooth reloading room workflow, help to produce consistent and accurate ammunition, and also help to ensure your safety when shooting your handloaded ammunition. LEE Precision has recently released a new product who’s goal is to […]

Hornady Lock-N-Load AP Unboxing, Overview, and Setup

The Hornady Lock-N-Load AP 5 station progressive reloading press is a popular tool for loading both pistol and rifle ammunition. I’ve published a lot of content related to this press, but one thing I have not yet covered is unboxing- so here you go! Time to take a look up close at the very latest (2016) version of […]

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