In this review, we’ll take a look at Winchester’s small pistol primers (WSP). These primers are intendid for use with non-magnum loads only. I have personally loaded many boxes of 38 special and 9mm rounds with these primers. These primers have always worked really well for me with zero malfunctions, even with a lightened action, more on […]
In this review, we’ll take a look at Winchester’s dual purpose large pistol primers (WLP). These primers are a bit more powerful than typical large pistol primers, but not as powerful as standard magnum primers. None the less, Winchester categorizes these primers as “for standard or magnum loads”. I have personally loaded thousands of 45 […]
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.
In this review, we’ll take a look Hornady’s “Custom Grade New Dimension” pistol dies. In particular, I’ll use a set of revolver dies (44 special/magnum) for this review. Summary: Overall Score: 4.5/5 Hits: – A very complete set, with accessories and replacement parts, allen wrench – Great features, Excellent quality – Comes in a […]
In this post, you’ll learn about the basic construction and features of the Hornady Lock-N-Load AP Progressive reloading press including: The unique Lock-N-Load bushing system About the shellplate and case retention system How the priming system works How the powder measure works You may also want to view the newer HD videos on this site […]
One of the best ways you can improve the reliability and overall effectiveness of you reloading press is to make sure it is mounted to something with no flex at all. This sounds easier than it really is to pull off. Even sturdy workbenches will typically flex enought to cause a bit of “mush” when […]
When reloading with the Hornady Lock-N-Load AP progressive reloading press, I noticed that hunching forward to lower the lever was causing discomfort for long reloading sessions. I also discovered that grabbing the ball on the end of the lever was not the most comfortable Note: See “Products” in the Hornady section for more information about […]
In this video, you’ll see how easy it is to work up powder charges (work up or down to the charge weight you want for a particular load) on the Hornady Lock-N-Load AP Progressive reloading press. The unique case retention spring design makes it easy to insert and remove cases from any station on the […]