Tag: 6.5 Creedmoor

Lyman Brass Smith Ideal Presss: From Unboxing to Loading

Ever since the SHOT show this year, I’ve been eagerly awaiting the opportunity to get hands-on with the new Brass Smith reloading presses from Lyman. Well that time has come! Last week I got my Lyman Brass Smith Ideal press, and this week I got my Inline Fabrication Mounting plate (Brass Smith presses have same […]

Lyman Borecam Digital Borescope: Overview and Comprehensive Test Drive

Have you ever wondered what’s going on inside your rifle’s barrel? Is the bore in good condition? Is the bore clean? You may have wondered the same things about your pistol barrels. Until recently, borescope tools have been beyond the reach of everyday gun owners- not now! Since Lyman has introduced the Borecam Digital Borescope, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Concentricity King: L.E. Wilson Chamber-Type Micrometer Bullet Seater

A wobbling football doesn’t fly very straight. In the same way, a wobbling bullet will not group well at range. There are two major factors in eliminating bullet “wobble”: stabilizing the bullet properly (a function of bullet weight and rifling twist rate), and bullet/case concentricity. In this article, we’ll focus on concentricity, specifically bullet concentricity […]

TriggrCon 2017: DesertTech Rifles and Interview

In the quest for an accurate 50 BMG rifle for an upcoming reloading and shooting series, I found out about the awesome HTI (Hard Target Interdiction) rifle system from a company called DesertTech. With many of the 50 BMG rifles out there shooting 1.5+ MOA, their sub-MOA HTI rifle was of immediate interest. When I […]

FORSTER Co-Ax Press: Unboxing and Setup

Ever have something that’s been on your list for years, and you finally get to it? I’ve been asked numerous times to show the FORSTER Co-Ax press on Ultimate Reloader, and finally it’s time to get hands-on with this press! Ed and Steve from the 6.5 Guys have talked about the Co-Ax, and I know […]

New Bottleneck Rifle Brass from Starline

Many of you are familiar with Starline- manufacturer of fine reloading brass. Recently, Starline has expanded their product offerings to include a selection of bottleneck rifle cases- in many popular chamberings (see Starline’s press release). I just got my hands on a bunch of this brass, and wanted to give you an “up close look” […]

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