I’ve been talking about my coming 6mm ARC build for some time. This time it’s here, featuring the MDT Timbr Frontier stock! 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 […]
Hodgdon released two new powders, StaBALL Match and StaBALL HD at SHOT Show 2023. We recently tested StaBALL Match. Today, we’re taking a closer look at StaBALL HD! 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 […]
For over 60 years, Remington’s 7mm Magnum has been the most popular 7mm magnum, outpacing the 7mm Weatherby Magnum, 7mm STW, 7mm Mashburn, 7mm WSM and 7mm Remington Ultra Mag. Now there’s a new contender for the middleweight champion, the 7mm PRC. So far, it appears to be amazingly popular for a cartridge that was […]
We’ve tested Hornady’s ELD-X hunting bullet in a number of different calibers and have been consistently impressed with its accuracy and performance in Clear Ballistics Gel blocks. It was time to take that bullet elk hunting! *Note: This is a successful hunting story and video. The harvest is shown here and in the video. Disclaimer […]
In the first video in this series, we cleaned once-fired Federal cases using Lyman’s vibratory tumbler and walnut shell media. Now it’s time to resize the cases, decap/deprime them, trim them and do any other necessary case-prep work. Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal Disclaimer: (by reading this article and/or watching video content […]
Nearly twenty years ago, Smith & Wesson introduced their huge new X-frame double-action revolver along with the 500 S&W cartridge. Hornady loaded the first 500 S&W ammunition, sending a 350 grain hollow-point XTP bullet at an advertised 1900 fps! We recently tested some 500 S&W ammunition handloaded with the 350 grain Berry’s plated flat nose […]
A lot of people love to collect and Shoot AK-47 style rifles, and for good reason. The AK platform is very practical, can be cost effective (in good political climates), is extremely reliable, is hard hitting, and these rifles have an epic legacy. Many AK owners do a lot of shooting, but very few reload their […]
Recently, I posted an overview of the powderfunnels.com universal powder through expander. In this post, I’ve created a video (thanks everyone for the suggestion) showing how it is installed in the Hornady Lock-N-Load AP powder measure, and briefly showing it in use to load 44 Magnum. The setup is basically the same regardless of whether […]
In this video we’ll continue the precision loading process by using the Redding 3-BR powder measure and the Hornady Auto Charge to dispense powder loads. Next, we’ll cover calculating optimal seating depth, and seating the bullets. Thanks, Gavin http://ultimatereloader.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/AR-MPR-logo-wide-small.jpg
One of the important things to know before loading rifle ammunition is how far out (shallow) you can seat bullets, and what the optimized seating depth is for a particular bullet for your rifle and shooting application. For AR-MPR Phase II, we’re going for maximum accuracy, and also need to assure proper feed characteristics so […]
Pistol case trimming demonstrated start-to-finish with the Hornady Case Prep Center.
Part 2 of the rifle brass trimming walkthrough using the Hornady Case Prep Center.
Part 1 of the Hornady Case Prep Center Video series covering rifle brass trimming.
In this video I give an overview of the Hornady Case Prep Center, and walk through included accessories and features.
In this video, you’ll see an overview of the Hornady Lock-N-Load classic reloading press. This video shows the reloading process using components from the Hornady Lock-N-Load Classic reloading kit. This press uses the same Lock-N-Load bushing system as found on the Hornady Lock-N-Load AP progressive reloading press, so you can quickly change dies over (and […]
Note: You may also want to see the Hornady Lock-N-Load AP Powder Measure video In this video, you’ll see the Hornady Lock-N-Load bench mounted powder measure in action. This is the powder measure that is included with the Hornady Lock-N-Load Classic single stage reloading kit. With this product, Hornady is again able to offer handy […]
In this video, you’ll see an overview of the Hornady GS-350 electronic reloading scale, and the Hornady powder trickler in action. You will learn about the basic features of this scale, see what’s included, and observe how you can use the scale with the Hornady powder trickler to manually weigh powder charges. If you order […]
In this video you’ll get an overview of the Hornady hand priming tool including a description of what is included with this product, assembly, and a demonstration of priming .223 Remington brass with this priming tool. Note that contrary to what you hear from some people, this Hornady hand priming tool does work with all […]
In this video, you’ll see an overview of Hornady’s Custom Grade New Dimension pistol dies (44 magnum demonstrated here). See also the product review for Hornady dies in the review section of this site.