Tag: FFP

Quick Look: Leupold’s NEW Mark 4HD Scope Line

I recently attended an event at the Leupold Optics Academy to welcome a new family of American-made rifle scopes, the Mark 4HD series. Does it really have something for everyone?  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 […]

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 […]

TESTED: Athlon Ares G2 UHD Spotting Scope with Ranging Reticle

I’ve shown a lot of shooting lately with my .22 ARC. Now we’re watching the hits with an Athlon Ares G2 and 22x ranging reticle eyepiece!  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, […]

TESTED: Element Optics Theos 6-36 x 56 FFP Scope

I’ve been interested in Element Optics for some time, but only recently had the chance to test their top-of-the-line Theos 6-36×56 FFP scope! Watch or read on for the results!  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! Bergara Premier Competition: Now in 6GT

Bergara’s Premier Competition Rifle — all set up for PRS/NRL right out of the box — is now offered in 6 GT!  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 […]

TESTED: Athlon Argos BTR 8-34×56 Gen 2 Scope

The Athlon Argos BTR Gen 2 8-34×56 recently topped our Boyds Pro Varmint Stock .22-250 upgrade. This time, we’re taking an in-depth look at the optic.  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, […]

Leupold Mark 5HD 5-25×56 Scope

We’ve covered the Leupold Mark 5HD 7-35×56 and the Mark 5HD 2-10×30. This time we’re looking at the Leupold Mark 5HD 5-25×56 we tested on the new 7mm PRC Bergara B-14 Squared Crest! Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal Disclaimer: (by reading this article and/or watching video content you accept these terms). The […]

5 Ways to Get on Target with Piet Malan

Piet Malan of Impact Shooting had quite the performance at the 2023 Rock Chuck Olympics. I took some time during the event to ask him about ways to get on and stay on target.  Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal Disclaimer: (by reading this article and/or watching video content you accept these terms). […]

22-250 Upgrade! Boyds Pro Varmint Stock *and* Athlon Argos BTR Gen 2 Scope

Our Winchester Model 70 is getting a facelift with a new Boyds stock and Athlon optic!  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 other information) is […]

7 Shots, 7 Kills: Hunting South Africa Part 3-of-3 (Rifle and Ammunition)

After harvesting a springbok, impala, and Oryx (Gemsbok) on day one and my Kudu bull on day two, Piet and I decided to take a closer look at the 6.5 Sherman Short custom rifle I did it all with.  Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal Disclaimer: (by reading this article and/or watching video […]

TESTED: Leupold Mark 5HD 2-10x30mm Scope

While we’ve featured a number of Leupold optics, today we’re taking an in-depth look at Leupold’s Mark 5HD 2-10×30.  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 […]

400 YARDS 22LR: NEW Lapua Long Range and Super Long Range

Interest in pushing rimfire to its limits has skyrocketed in recent years. This year Lapua announced two new rimfire products — Long Range and Super Long Range — designed specifically to optimize .22 LR performance past 100 yards.  Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal Disclaimer: (by reading this article and/or watching video content […]

New Optics from Leupold at SHOT Show 2023

John Snodgrass, marketing communications specialist at Leupold & Stevens, took a few minutes to walk us through the new optics announced at SHOT Show 2023, the Mark 5HD 2-10 x 30 and BX-4 Range HD rangefinding binoculars.  Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal Disclaimer: (by reading this article and/or watching video content you […]

NEW Area 419 Match Scope Rings

Area 419 has just released their own scope rings. Craig Arnzen of Area 419 joins us to explain why these are different!  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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

TESTED: Athlon Midas TAC 5-25x56mm FFP Riflescope

If you’re looking for a quality First-Focal Plane tactical scope that won’t break the bank, this story is for you! We’ll be taking an in-depth look at Athlon’s Midas TAC 5-25-56mm riflescope! About the Midas TAC 5-25x56mm FFP Riflescope From the Athlon Product Page: The big brother in the Midas TAC family, this 5-25×56 first […]

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