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Ultimate Reloader Deal: 10% off Fully Processed Brass at Capital Cartridge

Buying fully processed brass can take the “headache” out of reloading- and for a limited time, you can save 10% on all fully processed brass at Capital Cartridge! In case you haven’t checked out the selection at Capital Cartridge, it’s extensive, you may be surprised to see their extensive lineup of pistol and handgun brass, […]

MEC 600 JR Mark V: Unboxing and Setup

It’s been a while since I’ve done a lot of shotshell reloading, and I’m feeling the “call” – so it’s officially time to kick-off a bunch of shotshell shooting ad reloading content here on Ultimate Reloader! First, up, the MEC 600 JR Mark V shotshell reloading press. In this post, I’ll cover unboxing and setup, […]

Budget Precision .223: Priming, Charging, Seating

In my last post, I covered the first half of the precision reloading process using the LEE Deluxe Challenger Kit. In this post, we’ll finish off the process by covering priming, charging, and bullet seating. When these steps are complete, we’ll have ammunition we can take to the range and shoot in the .223 TC […]

Budget Precision .223: Case Prep and Sizing

Now that we’ve setup and tested the TC Compass Rifle and un-boxed the LEE Deluxe Challenger reloading kit, it’s time to start loading some budget precision .223 Remington ammunition! I’ve already fire-formed some loads using Starline .223 Brass, and now it’s time to take a look at sizing/de-priming, checking our sizing setup, trimming brass to […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ultimate Reloader Deal: 10% off Press Lights at KMS Squared

If you’ve been waiting to add a light kit to your press, now is the time! For the entire month of September 2017, you can save 10% off press lighting kits from KMS Squared! These kits install in minutes, and you’ll likely say “how did I reload in the dark for so long” after you […]

TriggrCon 2017: Rainier Ballistics Bullets

It’s a shame to have a collection of firearms that you don’t shoot often enough. Many things can get in the way of regular shooting, one of them being the high cost of ammunition. That’s where reloading comes in! But reloaded ammunition can still cost enough to put the brakes on shooting. That’s where plated […]

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