Category: Hornady

TESTED: Hornady 153 grain 6.5mm A-Tip Bullets

One of my favorite things to do is to test bullets. I’m not sure why it’s so satisfying, but it is! In this story, we’ll take an in-depth and hands-on look at Hornady’s 6.5mm 153 grain A-Tip bullets. About 156 grain 6.5mm A-Tip Bullets Hornady’s 153 grain 6.5mm A-Tip bullets are an ideal choice for […]

Hornady New Products for 2021

What a CRAZY year this has been! Most companies in the gun and ammunition industry have been “moving mountains” to keep up, and Hornady is no exception! So this year is “lighter” for new product releases, but Hornady has some new items for 2021 that I’d like to show you! Reloading In the reloading category, […]

Hornady Lock-N-Load Neck Turn Tool: Unboxing/Setup/Turning

When you’ve advanced beyond the reloading basics, it’s time to think about “the next level”. And one of the things you can do to improve accuracy for your rifle reloads is to turn case necks. Why? Because inconsistent case neck thickness will prevent perfect bullet alignment with the bore, and that can be a problem! […]

Different By Design: Hornady Vibratory Trickler

I have a LOT of powder measures and powder tricklers, but this is totally different: it’s the Hornady Vibratory Trickler! In this video/article I’ll show you this unique trickling system in-depth! What’s In the Box The Hornady Vibratory Trickler comes with the following: Base unit Trickler assembly Instruction sheet Before using the Hornady Vibratory Trickler, […]

Quick Look: Hornady Lock-N-Load Case Prep Trio

Looking for  a versatile-yet-affordable case prep tool? The Hornady Lock-N-Load Case Prep Trio could be the solution, and that’s the topic of this article! What’s In the Box The Case Prep Trio comes with the following: Case Prep Trio power head (power switch and DC socket are on back of unit) Power adapter (USA plug […]

NEW 6mm ARC: What it is, Announcements, What Should I Show?

Today Hornady introduced a new rifle for the AR-15 platform called 6mm ARC (Advanced Rifle Cartridge). In this post, I’ll summarize what I know about this new cartridge, help to make an industry announcement, talk about my plans with 6mm ARC, and request your thoughts and input for content ideas! 6mm ARC is HERE! 6mm […]

SHOT Show 2020: Jason Hornady Interview

As an enthusiast of a paticular product, have you ever wondered: who are the people behind this company, this brand, and this product? One of my favorite things about my job is when I have the opportunity to get to know someone that’s been influential in my industry. At the 2020 SHOT Show, I had […]

300 PRC Precision Loads Step by Step

300 PRC is a precision long-range cartridge and shooting platform. And when precision counts, the reloading process and capability becomes super-important. Match-grade loads can make the difference between a hit and a miss when you’re stretching out to 1000 or even 2000+ yards. In this article I’ll give you a complete walk-through of my current […]

300 PRC Initial Load Development: 225 grain ELD-M and Ramshot Magnum

Yes it’s tedious, and yet it takes a lot of time, but I really enjoy load development! And this time with 300 PRC, I’ll have two nearly identical barrels to perform load development  with. Both are match-grade barrels from Benchmark! One will be 1:9.5 twist (the custom 300 PRC used in this article), and the […]

Making an OAL Gauge Modified Case

When you get serious about precision rifle ammunition, every detail counts. Using the right components, the right powder charge, and correct bullet seating depth are all critical for accurate loads. In order to “dial in” your seating depth its important to know the “to-lands” seating depth for a particular bullet in your rifle. When bullets […]

TESTED: NEW A-Tip 135 grain 6.5mm Bullets from Hornady

Earlier this year Hornady announced the biggest update to their bullet lineup in a long time: A-Tip. This new bullet technology from Hornady promises more consistency from bullet to bullet, enhanced performance, and accuracy at extreme ranges. When I watched the announcement video, I knew I had to try these bullets out myself to see […]

A Conversation with Steve Hornady at SHOT Show 2019

One of the great things about going to the SHOT Show is the people you get to talk with. At last year’s SHOT Show, I met Steve Hornady and talked for a few minutes. This year I thought to myself: I’d love to have a conversation with Steve on camera! Steve was game, so here […]

Dynamic Duo: Hornady Lock-N-Load Quick Trickle + G2 1500 Electronic Scale

When I first saw a picture of the Hornady Lock-N-Load quick trickle, I “got it” immediately. One of the ways I like to measure precise powder loads is to dump a “bulk low charge”, and then trickle up to the exact value. But there are some issues you’ll face if you use conventional equipment for […]

When Reloading Goes Wrong: Hornady Cam Lock Bullet Puller

I’m going to load a bunch of 9mm today! That was my plan, and I couldn’t wait to go shoot a bunch of the ammo with my Glock 17. Everything was going “great” until I noticed the powder level seemed to be getting higher as I was loading. “That just doesn’t look right” I thought. […]

Hornady ELD-X Bullets Are In The Shop

For 2016, Hornady has unleashed a bunch of exciting new products- two that I’m particularly excited about are the new Lock-N-Load Iron press (I will be covering that in detail shortly!) and the new line of bullets including ELD-X and ELD Match bullets. I just got my hands on some ELD-X bullets, and I’m really […]

Wondering what shellplate you need for your Hornady Lock-N-Load press?

I was just doing some online research to help a reader with a question about cartridges and Hornady Lock-N-Load equipment, and found the following super-helpful chart (click to enlarge)   If you’ve ever been wondering what shellplate or shellholder you need for your Hornady Lock-N-Load press, this will get you sorted out in no time! Thanks, […]

Quick Tip: Indexing Your Dies

If you are reloading rifle ammunition on a progressive reloading press, you just may be one of those “attention to detail” kind of guys. Rifle reloaders tend to be a bit obsessive about their reloading supplies, equipment, and processes. But some times we overlook the simple details that can make a difference. If you’re loading […]

Hornady Powder Cop Die – Overview

If you’ve been following the “powder check systems” blog series, you may be wondering about how the Hornady Powder Cop die compares with all of the other powder check systems. Well, in this article we’ll take a look at this system, examine its features, and walk through setup with this die. The Hornady powder cop […]

Hornady overhauls www.hornady.com – check it out!

Hornady has always had a pretty good website, but if you browse www.hornady.com, you’ll notice a completely new layout, and additional media (video intros, etc). Overall, the new website is cleaner, more streamlined, and is easier to browse. Sample screenshot: If you want to go straight to the reloading section, follow this link: http://www.hornady.com/reloading Thanks- […]




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