Tag: Rifle

.308 Tracer 7.62x39mm Reloads for the AK-47

What’s better than shooting your AK-47? Shooting your AK-47 with tracers! That’s what I’m going to cover in this post. If you haven’t already done so, you’ll want to get caught up with things by reading and watching the following resources I’ve published recently: Light Up the Sky: Reloading and Shooting .308 Tracers High-Performance 7.62x39mm […]

TC Compass Hands-On: From Unboxing to 600 Yards

For value-minded rifle buyers, there’s never been a better time than right now! Over the last 10 years, the “standard equipment” list of features and attributes for entry-level rifles has gotten better and better. If you told me 10 years ago that I’d be able to buy a rifle for $350-ish that was loaded with […]

MagnetoSpeed V3 Chronograph: From Unboxing to Shooting Rifle and Pistol

If you want to build a precision rifle, you need precision tools. In the same way, if you want to load and shoot precision ammunition,  you need the tools that will produce *and* validate the precision of your loads. A good chronograph is one of those tools! In this post I’m going to introduce you […]

Video: Use Your Machine Shop Equipment for Brass Prep

One of the most important aspects of reloading rifle ammunition is correct brass prep. This is especially true when you are reloading military brass like 5.56 NATO (similar to .223 Remington) and 7.62x51mm (similar to .308 Winchester). These military cases are a great deal, and in some cases you can buy once-fired machine gun brass […]

Hornady Rifle Bullet Feeder: In the Shop!

If you are like me, you’ve been waiting for the highly-anticipated Hornady Rifle Bullet Feed system to arrive on the market. A big fan of the Hornady pistol bullet feed system (especially the all-metal collet die system), I can’t wait to get going with the rifle version of this system. And I won’t have to […]

Starting to Loading Rifle, Part II: Video Walkthrough and Resources

In this article I’ll build on my last post which listed all of the items that you’ll need to start reloading rifle ammunition. Here are some additional resources here on Ultimate Reloader that will help you get off the ground reloading: Hornady Case Prep Center  Hornady Case Prep Center – Rifle – Part II  Hornady […]

Poll: What Rifle Cartridge Do You Reload Most Often?

If you’re like me, as soon as you get a new rifle, you start to anticipate reloading for it. There’s nothing quite like the satisfaction of seeing your groups shrink after careful planning and successive batches of reloads. For most of us, there’s a particular rifle cartridge that we tend to reload most frequently. Which […]

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