Tag: 500 S&W Magnum

Big Grains: Big Bore Ammo without the Big Bore Price

I’ve got to admit something: I’m totally obsessed with 500 S&W Magnum. Seems like every time I go to grab a handgun, it’s at the top of my mind. And I guess it’s not hard to understand why- it’s big, it’s bad, it’s powerful, and it’s just pure fun. But what’s not fun is paying […]

Alliant 2400: Versatile Magnum Pistol Powder

There are some powders that are so versatile you’ll always want to have a supply on hand. If you shoot any magnum pistol, Alliant 2400 is one of those powders! I’ve been using Alliant 2400 for a decade now, and have gotten some great results using it for both 357 Magnum, and for 44 Magnum. […]

Taming the Beast: 500 S&W Special

Even Dirty Harry needs an occasional day off from the intensity of magnum handgun recoil. And I’m presuming that’s when he reaches for his box of 44 Special cartridges. Fast forward 46 years and today’s “most powerful handgun in the world” is even more intense: the 500 S&W Magnum. This is where 500 S&W Special […]

Second to None: Reloading and Shooting 500 S&W Magnum

There are a few things I’d put into the “you have to try this” category, and 500 S&W Magnum is definitely one of them. Unleashing 2600 ft-lb of energy, you’d think this handgun would be totally unmanageable, but it isn’t. With an integrated muzzle brake and compensator, the S&W500 revolver is very extreme to shoot, […]

2014: What’s Coming on Ultimate Reloader

Hi all- I’m excited to launch a new year of content and stories on Ultimate Reloader, and wanted to take this opportunity to give you all a preview of what’s coming this year! These stories and themes will give you an idea of what’s coming, but there will be much more content that I can’t […]

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