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New LEE BL light + Save 10% Site-wide at KMS Squared

If you are looking for a press light, you’ll want to check out these latest light from KMS Squared, maker of the UFO Press light family of products! Plus, save 10% site-wide! NEW UFO BL Light for LEE Breech Lock / Pro-4000 It’s all new! From the KMS Squared product page: Unmatched Performance The UFO BL […]

NEW Gunsmithing Class from Gordy Gritters (Extreme Accuracy Institute)

If you’re looking to learn about rifle gunsmithing, you need to check out Gordy Gritters’ classes at the Extreme Accuracy Institute! NEW! AR-15 Accurizing Class From the Extreme Accuracy Institute Page: AR-15 type rifles can be unbelievably accurate rifles if accurized effectively. I developed an extremely effective system of AR accurizing techniques back in the […]

Precision Matthews TL-1660 Lathe Has Landed!

My dream lathe has finally arrived, and I wanted to take the opportunity to give you a quick preview! It’s the Precision Matthews TL-1660 Ultra-Precision metal lathe. Gordy Gritters and I show the “uncrating”, and also perform some quick demos. Stay tuned for the full review! Lathe Arrival Precision Matthews is on the spot with […]

Three Ways to Find the Lands!

Trying to find the Lands? This article shows you just what the Lands are and how to find them. 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 and […]

What? Fast 308 Winchester Loads?

This story was written by Guy Miner A fast 308 – who ever needed that? What started out as a search for a low-recoil hunting load ended up as a flat shooting deer load, with great accuracy and high velocity. In this story, we get into it! Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal […]

TESTED: SK Long Range Match 22LR (to 400 yards)

SK Ammo recently introduced the SK Long Range Match 22LR. Is it accurate enough for ELR style shooting? In this story, we put it to the test. 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, […]

NEW Forster Accu-Ring, Hands-On

Forster just released a new product that will make it easier to setup your dies, it’s called the Accu-Ring. In this story we’ll show you how it works, and why you’ll want to get your own! About the Forster Accu-Ring From the Midsouth Shooters Supply Product page: Accu-Ring Cross Bolt Die Lock Ring (Anodized and […]

Dillon Square Deal B: Overview and Loading 45 ACP

Dillon’s Square Deal B is all about simple and reliable loading for pistol ammunition. Available in 16 calibers, this affordable quality press is the subject of 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 […]

Match -vs- Hunting bullets Head-To-Head (6.5 Creedmoor)

6.5 Creedmoor hunting vs match bullet in Ballistic gel This article was written by Travis Fox Should you hunt with match bullets? There’s a lot of noise on this issue. With all the talk, we wanted to get some hard evidence for our audience. Our Clear Ballistics Gel Blocks just arrived, so we put 2 […]

NEW: RCBS Chargemaster Supreme (Hands-On)

The all-new RCBS Chargemaster Supreme is here, and in this story we’ll get hands-on with it! About the Chargemaster Supreme From the RCBS Product Page: Decades of powder dispenser ingenuity, manufacturing experience, and technology combine to deliver the best ChargeMaster RCBS has ever produced. Our ChargeMaster Supreme delivers the accuracy you need and adds Bluetooth […]

High-Velocity 7mm Rem Mag Loads with IMR Enduron Powders

7mm Rem Mag is a VERY popular hunting cartridge, and for good reasons! With this cartridge you get more velocity compared to 300 Win Mag, and less recoil as well. With enough power to stop almost any game animal in North America, it’s hard to go wrong with this powerful “platform”. In this article, we’ll […]

HANDS-ON: New FX-10 Progressive Press from Frankford Arsenal

The Frankford Arsenal FX-10 progressive reloading press is currently one of the most anticipated products in the reloading world. This new 10-station progressive reloading press is packed with features an functionality, and has a price-point that’s very  compelling. In this story, I’ll give the world’s first hands-on and in-depth look at the all new FX-10. […]

HANDS-ON: Short Action Customs Modular Headspace Comparator Kit

The Short Action Custom Modular Headspace Comparator Set brings some bling that not only looks good but gives accurate data to the demanding reloader. In this story we’ll demonstrate both what’s included, and how it works! Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal Disclaimer: (by reading this article and/or watching video content you accept […]

Budget Reloading with Lyman Gear

This article was written by Guy Miner. Here on Ultimate Reloader we showcase some very sophisticated, high end handloading equipment. But, do all reloaders need such expensive gear? Guy say’s no. That’s right – I’m primarily a hunter these days and am content loading about 50 cartridges for each of the rifles my son and […]

New additions to CMMG’s ZEROED Accessories Lineup

As you may have seen, I recently posted a story covering CMMG’s new Zeroed Linear Compensator: NEW CMMG ZEROED Linear Compensator: Hands-On and In-Depth Here’s the video from that story: Now CMMG has expanded their ZEROED lineup which now includes: Linear Compensators Muzzle Brakes Mag Catches Mag Release Buttons Safeties (traditional and ambi) Bolt Catches […]

TESTED: Leupold Mark 5HD 7-35x56mm Riflescope (Part 2)

We are back with part two of this two-part story featuring the Leupold Mark 5 HD Riflescope! In part one, we covered unboxing, features, installation, and bedding the rings to the scope tube. The Mark 5HD has 32 variations, ours being the 7-35x56mm version with the Leupold proprietary CCH reticle. For this  story, we’ll pick […]

Dillon BL-550 Basic Loader: Unboxing, Setup, Loading 308 Winchester

Here at Ultimate Reloader I’ve shown a lot of Dillon presses including the XL-750, RL-550C, and RL 1100! In this story I’ll show you Dillon’s BL-550 basic loader. We’ll start with unboxing, and end with loading 308 Winchester. Let’s get to it! Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal Disclaimer: (by reading this article […]

6.5x47mm BR Build Part 4: Sightron SV Scope + Break-In

All of the work you put into a rifle build will be put to the test once you start shooting your new rifle! In this case, I had invested more time into building the rifle compared to any other. So I was excited (and a bit nervous) to get a scope mounted and to start […]

Leupold Mark 5 Part 1: Unboxing & Bedding Rings

The made in the U.S.A. Leupold Mark 5HD has been a workhorse of a scope for us here at Ultimate Reloader. In this first part of a two part series, we’ll cover what’s in the box, features, installation, and Gavin’s experience of bedding the scope rings. In part two we’ll cover laboratory and field testing […]

Hands-On: Hornady Auto Charge Pro Electronic Powder Dispenser

The Auto Charge Pro is the latest electronic powder dispenser from Hornady. In this story, we’ll get hands on: starting with unboxing, and ending with multiple powder tests! About the Hornady Auto Charge Pro From the Hornady Product Page: The Hornady® Auto Charge Pro provides precise, customizable powder dispensing in an easy-to-use, space-saving unit. Precise […]

Is 30-06 Boring for Big Game Hunting? (Results)

Written by Guy Miner I often hear from other hunters that they don’t like the 30-06 cartridge because it’s “boring.” Well, they must have a different definition of the word, for I find it to be an exemplary hunting cartridge with an impressive track record. Leaving out the two world wars, Korea, some of Vietnam […]

CONVERT your AR-15 to 22LR in Seconds (CMMG Drop-In Conversion Kit)

Written by Travis Fox Want to shoot your AR-15 without the need for 223 Ammunition, and with less recoil? Let’s check out the CMMG 22LR AR conversion kit! If you are having a hard time finding 223/5.56 ammunition, you will be interested to check out the 22LR conversion kit from CMMG for your AR-15! In […]

Overview: Triebel German Reloading Dies

I have become a big fan of Triebel Reloading Dies. These dies are top-shelf quality, and have many features that contribute towards maximum precision when loading ammunition. In this story, I’ll give an overview of each of the different types of dies that are manufactured by Triebel Gun Tools. What’s more, we’ll talk about how […]

Eddie Van Halen Custom Rifle Paint Job (Tribute)

I’ve long been inspired and impressed by Eddie Van Halen (EVH). He “changed the game” for guitar in the late 1970s, and the world took notice! I’ve been a Van Halen fan for a long time, and that’s where the inspiration for my latest rifle build came from. Benchrest rifles are known for their “loud” […]

TESTED: Berger 25 Cal 135gr Long Range Hybrid Target Bullets

Written by Travis Fox Hello Ultimate Reloaders! The 25 caliber has quite a following, as evidenced by our recent story featuring Guy Miner with his quarter bore. He loves his 25-06, and based on the feedback from the story, so do a lot of you! Berger just released their new 135 grain 25 caliber long […]

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