Author: Tyler Hale

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Cortina Precision: Erik Cortina’s Story

In this story I have the privilege of talking with legendary shooter and owner of Cortina Precision, Erik Cortina.   Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal Disclaimer: (by reading this article and/or watching video content you accept these terms). The content on this website (including videos, articles, ammunition reloading data, technical articles, gunsmithing […]

XLR Bottom Metal + Hawkins Hunter Mag (Upgrading my 22GT)

Hawkins Precision and XLR Industries have worked together on a Hunter DBM and magazine upgrade for the XLR Chassis system. Let’s get hands on with it. Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal Disclaimer: (by reading this article and/or watching video content you accept these terms). The content on this website (including videos, articles, […]

In-Depth: Boyd’s Agility Remington 700 Stock Upgrade (224 Valkyrie)

I saw the new Boyd’s Agility gunstock, and thought to myself: “I need one of those”. In this story, I’ll document my process upgrading my 224 Valkyrie Remington 700 with a Boyd’s Agility stock including pillar bedding job from A-Z! Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal Disclaimer: (by reading this article and/or watching […]

Henderson V3 Cutter Adjustment (2 ways)

In order to trim perfect brass, the cutter head adjustment is critical.In this story I’m going to show you 2 ways to adjust the Henderson V3 Cutter Head for the caliber you want to trim for! Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal Disclaimer: (by reading this article and/or watching video content you accept […]

Hands-On: Ultradyne C4 Dual Aperture Sights

If you’re looking for iron sights that allow fast target acquisition and precision- you’ll want to look at the C4 Dual-Aperture sights from Ultradyne. And there’s more to these sights- they also feature ballistic drop compensation! Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal Disclaimer: (by reading this article and/or watching video content you accept […]

Tips to Make your Mark 7 Autodrive Run SMOOTHLY!

John Vlieger is one of the top technicians for Mark 7 Reloading. He helps users get their machines running, and keep them running. In this story, we take a look at the Do’s and Don’ts for the Mark 7 AutoDrive. Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal Disclaimer: (by reading this article and/or watching […]

TESTED: Ultra-Light Weight: MDT HNT 26 Chassis (6.5 PRC)

When I saw the MDT HNT26 Ultra-Light-Weight hunting chassis at SHOT show this year, I couldn’t believe how light it was! I finally got my hands on this lightweight chassis system, so in this story we are going to get it set up with the ultra lightweight 6.5 PRC, and put it to work! Disclaimer […]

Affordable Pro Cerakote Oven: Light Armor 2500B (plus save $100)

If you’re looking for a Cerakote Oven that’s not going to break the bank, check out this story as we take a look at the Light Armor LA2500B! Plus, using the UR100 code will save you $100.00! Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal Disclaimer: (by reading this article and/or watching video content you […]

Reloading 223 / 5.56 with Berry’s 55gr FMJ Bullets (Dillon RL-550C)

Recently, Berry’s Manufacturing released their first Jacketed Bullet- the classic 55 grain FMJ 22 cal bullet for the AR-15! In this story, we’ll take a look. Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal Disclaimer: (by reading this article and/or watching video content you accept these terms). The content on this website (including videos, articles, […]

Hands-On: Rifle KRAFT Marksmanship Evaluation System

Your reloading bench has the best equipment and components. You produce top-quality ammunition. Your rifle is top shelf. The question remains, are you able to shoot as good as your gear? The Rifle Kraft test has some answers.  Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal Disclaimer: (by reading this article and/or watching video content […]

Now Available: Wheeler F.A.T. Stix

A while back, I showed you a preview of Wheeler’s new F.A.T. Stix- and now you can buy them! In this story, we’ll take a look at what you can do with them! Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal Disclaimer: (by reading this article and/or watching video content you accept these terms). The […]

HANDS-ON: RCBS Turret Press

The RCBS Turret Press is a 6-station cast iron press with on-press priming. Interested to see the press in action? That’s what we’ll cover in this story!   Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal Disclaimer: (by reading this article and/or watching video content you accept these terms). The content on this website (including […]

TESTED: Hodgdon Retumbo

If you’re loading magnum cartridges, you may be familiar with Hodgdon’s overbore cartridge powder — Retumbo. To learn more, read on and watch the video! About Hodgdon’s Retumbo From the manufacturer’s product page:  This magnum, extruded powder was designed expressly for the really large overbore cartridges such as the 7mm Remington Ultra Magnum, 300 Remington […]

Salmon River Solutions Hunters Rail Upgrade

Considering an upgrade to your rifle for accessories? We tested the Salmon River Solutions Hunters Rail on a 6.5 PRC. See our thoughts below!    Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal Disclaimer: (by reading this article and/or watching video content you accept these terms). The content on this website (including videos, articles, ammunition […]

Plated vs Jacketed Bullets: Load Data and Considerations

Reloading with Plated Bullets can save you money, help you shoot in more places, and help you with shooting characteristics – but what about load data? I recently had the chance to speak with Berry’s Manufacturing about plated bullets and special considerations. In this story, I’m sharing the insights I gleaned from that conversation. Disclaimer […]

Berry’s QD-500 Vibratory Tumbler

Berry’s QD-500 Vibratory Tumbler is different from other vibratory tumblers because of its Quick Detach bowl feature. In seconds the bowl can be popped off and replaced by another bowl. In this story, we show you how it works. Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal Disclaimer: (by reading this article and/or watching video […]

Does Chamfering Your Brass Effect Bullet Seating Force – AMP Press Test

Lately we’ve been seeing the AMP Press used for tight quality control from precision reloaders around the world. While you’ve seen our tests on the AMP Press before, in this story, we single out 1 variable: Chamfering Case Mouths. Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal Disclaimer: (by reading this article and/or watching video […]

Lyman Gen 6 – Compact Touch Screen Powder System

Included in the Lyman Ultimate Reloading System is the Gen6 Touch Screen Powder System. You asked for more info about that and here it is!  About the Lyman Gen 6 Compact Touch Screen Powder System Lyman has been making electronic powder measures since 1995. They listened to what their customers wanted and have introduced this […]

Performance Problems? Check your Bipod Height!

Have you been having performance problems? Let’s be clear, I’m talking shooting performance! I found the secret sauce to making a prone shooting position feel much better: check out this story to learn more. Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal Disclaimer: (by reading this article and/or watching video content you accept these terms). […]

NEW Forster Neck Tension Gage (NTG)

Checking neck inside diameter and calculating neck tension just got easier! We’ll check out Forster’s new Neck Tension Gage Kit in this story. Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal Disclaimer: (by reading this article and/or watching video content you accept these terms). The content on this website (including videos, articles, ammunition reloading data, […]

Primal Rights Competition Primer Seater Update

You’ve seen it before, but did it’s better! We’ve been using the Primal Rights Competition Primer Seater for a few years now. In this story, we take a look at some new additions to the system! Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal Disclaimer: (by reading this article and/or watching video content you accept […]

Redding T7 Turret Press Upgrades from Creedmoor Sports

If you’re looking for a way to take your Redding T7 Turret Press to the next level, check out these upgrades from Creedmoor Sports in this story! Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal Disclaimer: (by reading this article and/or watching video content you accept these terms). The content on this website (including videos, […]

Lyman ULTIMATE Reloading System – Unboxing and Overview!

In this story, we take a look at what’s included with Lyman’s “Ultimate Reloading System” kit. Oh, and we also give Guy Miner some homework using this setup! Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal Disclaimer: (by reading this article and/or watching video content you accept these terms) The content on this website (including […]

BAT Modular Bolt: Swap Bolt Faces in 60 Seconds

If you want to run multiple cartridges in your rifle- you’ll need multiple barrels and most likely you’ll also want multiple bolt face options. Bat Machine has come up with a great solution for the bolt face issue: their Modular Bolt System. In this story I’ll show you how it works, how it easy to […]

Is SHOT Show worth it? SHOT Show 2022 Recap

So, is SHOT Show worth it? The best way to find out, is to give it a SHOT! This was my first time attending a SHOT Show. Hear all about it in this story. Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal Disclaimer: (by reading this article and/or watching video content you accept these terms). […]

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