Tag: AR15

223 -vs- 5.56: FACTS and MYTHS

If you’ve been on the internet long, undoubtedly you’ve read a lot of mis-information about 223 Remington and 5.56 NATO. If you’re like me, you also find it difficult to find answers and specifics related to these two cartridges and rifle chamberings. The 5.56 NATO chamber is “larger” than the 223 Remington chamber- but my […]

.25-45 Sharps AR-15 Part 4: Forming .25-45 Sharps from .223/5.56 Brass

I don’t like to spend a lot of money on brass- and I know I’m not alone! One of the great things about the .25-45 Sharps cartridge is the fact that you can take everyday .223 Remington or 5.56 NATO brass and form it into 25-45 Sharps. You can even take previously fired .223 or […]

.25-45 Sharps AR-15 Part 3: First Loads

After months of planning, getting my rifles, and setting them up- it’s finally time to start loading .25-45 Sharps! I’m not sure exactly why, but every time I start to load for a new cartridge, I get a feeling of anticipation and excitement. It’s one of the great things about ammunition reloading as a hobby- […]

Ultimate Reloader Deal: Save $20 on Vortex Strike Eagle + Free Shipping

Hey everyone, I’m excited about my new Vortex Strike Eagle 1-6x24mm scope (see yesteday’s post) – and I have good news. I’ve reached out to Midsouth Shooters Supply, and we’ve put together a special deal for those of you that want to save on this awesome scope! If you have an AR-15, and you’re looking […]

Father’s Day Deal: 10% Off Site-Wide at Inline Fabrictation

Hey everyone, just a quick heads-up that you can save 10% on all Inline Fabrication products this weekend! If you are looking for press mounting fixtures, upgraded press accessories (like press handles and illumination) you should head on over to http://inlinefabrication.com and get in on this deal! Here’s the coupon code: Dan also has some […]

RCBS Pro Chucker 5: Loading .223 Remington

It’s time for Part 7 in the series I’ve been covering on the RCBS Pro Chucker 5. This time we’ll get down-and-dirty loading .223 Remington, something any AR-15 owner will be interested in! I like to show different loading setups in each blog/video, and this time I thought I would try the “.223 equivalent” of […]

AR-MPR: Mounting Nikon Monarch Scope and M-223 Mount

In this post, we’ll look at what’s involved in mounting the Nikon Monarch 6-24 x 50mm riflescope to our AR-15 using the Nikon M-223 scope mount. Before we get on with the video, let’s take a look at the finished product: What’s nice here about using the Midwest Industries quad rail handguard, is the “continuous […]

Loadmaster Loading .223 – 5.56 NATO

In this video, you’ll see how to load .223 / 5.56 NATO ammunition for your AR-15 or other rifle with the Lee Loadmaster progressive reloading press. You’ll see die placement, press setup overview, and progressive reloading operation. Stay tuned! We’re going to be covering more Lee Loadmaster reloading here on Ultimate Reloader!

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