Have you ever been bear hunting? Both Gavin and I have successfully taken bears. There’s something about a bear that adds a little spice to a hunt, perhaps it’s knowing they can be dangerous. I thoroughly enjoy bear hunting. It can be challenging, any adult bear is generally a trophy worth taking, the meat can […]
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 […]
After years, actually decades, spent dreaming of Africa, I’ve finally booked a trip. Since then, I’ve been actively preparing for my South African dream hunt for gemsbok, kudu, wildebeest, and other African antelope collectively referred to as plains game. I’ve chosen my 30-06 rifle to accompany me on this adventure. Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / […]
Have you used Hodgdon’s CFE 223 ball powder? CFE stands for Copper Fouling Eraser and is designed to provide greater accuracy for longer periods of time with less cleaning, making it ideal for competition and varmint shooters. It’s also not just for 223! Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal Disclaimer: (by reading this […]
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 […]
One of the most popular powders among both target shooters and hunters is Hodgdon’s famed H4350. Let’s take a closer look at this versatile powder! 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 […]
Today Bergara announced a new carbon technology called “CURE”. As a part of this announcement, Bergara has debuted a new ultralight rifle called “MGLite” that features a CURE carbon barrel! In this story, we’ll get hands-on with the MG Lite chambered in 6.5 Creedmoor. *Correction- the 20 MOA picatinny scope rail shown in this video […]
Written by Guy Miner. A father and a son, a 6mm Remington and a 30-06, and two mule deer taken! That’s what you call a successful deer hunt. To find out more about how things went down, read on! Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal Disclaimer: (by reading this article and/or watching video […]
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 […]
Written by contributing author, Guy Miner. In this story, Gavin introduces Guy to the MEC Marksman press! Guy introduces Gavin to the Marlin 1895 rifle and the 45-70 cartridge. It was quite a change using a blunt nose 350 grain rifle bullet. The rifle and cartridge have been in use for a long time and […]
Please Welcome Guy Miner Back to Ultimate Reloader Guy Miner will is back to Ultimate Reloader, this time as a regular contributor! I want to re-introduce you to Guy Miner of Wenatchee Washington. Guy is a former US Marine, and also Served as a Law Enforcement Officer for 20 years. During his Law Enforcement career, […]
While I was recently in Alabama visiting Creedmoor Sports, I had the opportunity to visit the most AMAZING range facility I’ve ever seen: The CMP Talladega Marksmanship Park. The only think I can liken this to is visiting the “Disneyland of Shooting”! In this story I’ll give you a brief tour of the park (lots […]
Starline once made only pistol brass, but a few years ago Starline added rifle brass to their product lineup. Now Starline has introduced 30-06 brass to their offerings! Due to popular demand, Starline introduced this brass just about a month ago, and since I heard it was available I knew I needed to do some […]
In this post, I’ll give you an overview of the Hornady Lock-N-Load Rifle Bullet Feed 30 caliber conversion kit (Hornady product # 095345). With this kit, you can convert your .22 caliber Hornady Lock-N-Load Rifle Bullet Feeder to load 30 caliber bullets for cartridges like 308 Winchester, 30-06, and many others. In the above picture you […]
So you want to start loading rifle ammunition! Soon you’ll be realizing more accurate ammunition, complete control over cartridge characteristics, and also save a bunch of money. But first, there’s a bunch of information to absorb, and a bunch of things to buy. But what things to buy? That’s the reason for this article! There […]
Continuing with our discussion on Pistol Brass Prep Basics, in this post I’ll cover the “other half” of brass prep, rifle brass prep basics! Rifle brass prep tends to be a bit more involved, to take longer, and also to be more critical to the reloading process for rifle cartridges than pistol brass prep is […]
If you’re like me, as soon as you get a new rifle, you start to anticipate reloading for it. There’s nothing quite like the satisfaction of seeing your groups shrink after careful planning and successive batches of reloads. For most of us, there’s a particular rifle cartridge that we tend to reload most frequently. Which […]
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.
This second video in a two video series finishes the demonstration of how to change calibers and load .223 reminton ammo on a Redding T-7 reloading press. In this installment, you’ll see the case charging process with the Redding #BR3 benchrest powder measure, and the bullet seating process. Note that for high-volume .223 Remington reloading, […]
This first video in a two video series demonstrates how to change calibers and load .223 reminton ammo on a Redding T-7 reloading press. In this installment, you’ll see the process of setting up the press for sizing and depriming, cleaning primer pockets, primer pocket chamfering, and priming on the Redding T-7 Turret reloading press.
The third and final part in a series of videos demonstrating how to setup the T-7 Turret reloading press and load 30-06 rifle cartridges.
This second video in a two video series demonstrates how to change calibers and load .223 reminton ammo on a Redding T-7 reloading press.