Tag: budget shooting and reloading

Full Power Practice Loads with Berry’s 200 Grain 10mm Flat Point Thick Plate Bullets

The 10mm semi-auto is expensive to shoot! To gain and maintain proficiency in self-defense handgun shooting, shooters should expend a significant amount of ammunition in various drills to promote skill development. This adds up, especially in a caliber like 10mm.  In order to cut training costs let’s look at using a quality but inexpensive bullet, […]

Complete Rebuild: Transforming a .308 Mossberg Patriot

I recently took apart Jim Harmer’s troublesome Mossberg Patriot just to take a look. I agreed it was the worst-performing bolt-action rifle I’d ever fired. Since then, I got to work and completely transformed it!  Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal Disclaimer: (by reading this article and/or watching video content you accept these […]

Can You Fix a Problem Rifle?: Mossberg Patriot Problem Kickoff

Have you ever had a rifle that just doesn’t shoot and wonder if it’s fixable? In this video, we take a first look at Jim Harmer’s troublesome .308 Mossberg Patriot.  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 […]

NEW: Tipton Best Gun Vise 360 Overview and Demos

Having a strong tool to hold your guns is incredibly important. Something as simple as mounting an optic is best accomplished using some kind of vise. I really love my top-tier Arrow Products Rock Vise and Orange Vise, but they are also out of budget for some people to own. Tipton’s new Best Gun Vise […]

Accurate AND Cheap? 44 Magnum Budget Loads! Tests & Considerations for Berry’s 240gr Target HP

My .44 Magnum revolver shooting needs work, but ammunition is expensive! I loaded up some 240 grain Berry’s plated bullets for some more practice!  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 […]

How Good Are They? Berry’s 124 Gr. HBRN-TP 9mm Bullet

I’ve long trusted Berry’s plated bullets for economical practice loads — but how accurate are they? Today we find out if you have to forgo accuracy for lower cost!  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 […]

Compact Savage 7mm-08: Sporter Threading, Bedding, and Boyds Facelift

Want a rifle ready-to-go, but with a personal touch? Hate having to search for and mount an optic? The budget-friendly Savage AXIS XP comes with a Weaver 3-9 x 40mm scope installed. We decided to upgrade the package with Boyds Gunstocks and got to work!  Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal Disclaimer: (by […]

Varmint Annihilator: DIY Facelift for a .223 Budget Rifle (Savage Axis, Boyds Stock, ATN X-Sight 5)

As much as I love my custom rifles and actions, I know that not everyone can afford them. While quality materials are really nice, you don’t need a full-custom gun for rock chucking. Boyds Gunstocks makes it possible to make a budget rifle your own!  Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal Disclaimer: (by […]

Can You Save Money Reloading?

Can you really save money reloading? In this video we calculate how much it costs to load popular calibers and how much you need to load for the most savings. 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 […]