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45-70: Intro to Reloading and Shooting (Marlin 1895 Lever Gun)

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 […]

9mm Brass is IN STOCK at Creedmoor Sports (Limited Time)

For a limited time, Creedmoor Sports has a special shipment of 9mm Parabellum brass in stock! Rare Opportunity You may not know about Lapua pistol brass, and that’s because the majority of this brass gets sold in Europe for both military and law enforcement agencies/entities. Creedmoor Sports had a rare opportunity to buy up a […]

6.5 PRC Precision Loads using Triebel Dies (Germany)

If you are in to precision rifle shooting, you most likely have a respect for high quality equipment and gear. Recently, when discussing the Turban CNC Präzipress with the inventor Thomas Turban, I was made aware of a lineup of ultra-precision dies that like the Präzipress are made in Germany. The dies I’m talking about […]

Different By Design: Hornady Vibratory Trickler

I have a LOT of powder measures and powder tricklers, but this is totally different: it’s the Hornady Vibratory Trickler! In this video/article I’ll show you this unique trickling system in-depth! What’s In the Box The Hornady Vibratory Trickler comes with the following: Base unit Trickler assembly Instruction sheet Before using the Hornady Vibratory Trickler, […]

6mm ARC: Fact or Fiction? Real Performance Results, From-Scratch Experimental Load Development

6mm ARC is so new that as of the writing of this article, published load data did not exist! But I wanted to get some real-world results with my new CMMG Endeavor 300 6mm ARC AR-15 published as soon as I could, and therefore embarked on an exciting journey. And that’s the subject of this […]

NEW 6mm ARC: What it is, Announcements, What Should I Show?

Today Hornady introduced a new rifle for the AR-15 platform called 6mm ARC (Advanced Rifle Cartridge). In this post, I’ll summarize what I know about this new cartridge, help to make an industry announcement, talk about my plans with 6mm ARC, and request your thoughts and input for content ideas! 6mm ARC is HERE! 6mm […]

300 PRC Budget Build part 1: Action Blueprinting

I’m excited to kick off my 300 PRC “Budget Build” in this article. I’ve been working on putting together all of the related pieces and parts, have taken training with Gordy Gritters, and have previously completed a 300 PRC full-custom build, and now it’s time for the 2nd 300 PRC build! In this story I’ll […]

SHOT Show 2020: Jason Hornady Interview

As an enthusiast of a paticular product, have you ever wondered: who are the people behind this company, this brand, and this product? One of my favorite things about my job is when I have the opportunity to get to know someone that’s been influential in my industry. At the 2020 SHOT Show, I had […]

Is 300 PRC Too Much for Deer? Field Results!

I went deer hunting this year, just like I always do. I’ve been invited into a 100 year+ family hunting tradition (same spot every year!) which has truly been an honor. There’s just one problem! The hunting regulations have changed, and that means you’re not likely to see a legal deer. It’s still very much […]

UR Update: Win Lyman 68pc Gunsmithing Tool Set and Hornady OAL Gauge Set

Time for another Ultimate Reloader Update! Fall is here, and I hope everyone is having a great time outdoors (and perhaps getting ready for Fall big game hunting: I know I am!). We’ve got some great things that you can win this week, check it out! Winner from Last Challenge The Last Challenge involved some […]

In-Depth PRC Series: 6.5 PRC, 300 PRC End-To-End (Kick-Off)

I’m very excited to announce the start of a content series that will explore 300 PRC and 6.5 PRC in-depth! Since these cartridges were announced, I’ve wanted to get hands on with both of them, and now is the time! In this series, I’ll be exploring 300 PRC and 6.5 PRC from start to finish, […]

Pistol Case Expanders: Overview, Comparison, Setup

Case expansion is critical when loading pistol ammunition. Too little case mouth expansion, and you’ll fail to place/retain bullets, and you’ll also shave the bullet if you’re loading hard cast lead bullets. Too much case mouth expansion, and you’ll over-work the brass and cause it to fail prematurely. So let’s take a look at some […]

SHOT Show 2018: A Brief Recap

Let’s just say this: The SHOT Show is absolute insanity. Last year (2017) saw 65,000 attendees, and the 2018 SHOT Show was most likely close to this number. I heard from someone that if you walked all of the aisles and saw all of the booths, you’d walk a total of about 6 miles! It […]

Ruger Precision Rifle: Shooting 6.5 Creedmoor Suppressed

The Ruger Precision Rifle has become one of the most highly sought after firearms of 2015 and 2016. A big part of this soaring popularity is the fact that these rifles come standard with many features that today’s rifle shooter has come to want or even expect in a new rifle. One of these features […]

Hornady Rifle Bullet Feeder Part 5: Loading 308 for the AR-10

I am known to be a bit of an extremist. If shooting an AR-15 is fun, wouldn’t shooting an AR-10 be more fun? I actually enjoy both, but I do shoot my DPMS LR-308B quite a bit. That means I’m loading 308 Winchester quite a bit, and that’s what this post is about: loading for […]

Hornady Rifle Bullet Feeder Part I: Overview

With this post, I’m excited to kick-off a new blog series covering Hornady’s Lock-N-Load Rifle Bullet Feeder. With a totally new and unique bullet feed die system and many other innovative features, this bullet feeder provides unique capabilities that I’m looking forward to showing you. We’ll cover an overview of this new system (this post), […]

Hornady Rifle Bullet Feeder: In the Shop!

If you are like me, you’ve been waiting for the highly-anticipated Hornady Rifle Bullet Feed system to arrive on the market. A big fan of the Hornady pistol bullet feed system (especially the all-metal collet die system), I can’t wait to get going with the rifle version of this system. And I won’t have to […]

2014: What’s Coming on Ultimate Reloader

Hi all- I’m excited to launch a new year of content and stories on Ultimate Reloader, and wanted to take this opportunity to give you all a preview of what’s coming this year! These stories and themes will give you an idea of what’s coming, but there will be much more content that I can’t […]

Featured Article: Going heavy and suppressed with the .32 H&R Magnum

“The soundless death coming from the ‘nowhere’ always shattered the guerrilla morale. The initial shock and the ensuing panic usually prevented the enemy from executing necessary defensive measures. By the time their leaders decided what to do, it was too late for them to do anything but flee or perish. So whenever given a chance […]

Wondering what shellplate you need for your Hornady Lock-N-Load press?

I was just doing some online research to help a reader with a question about cartridges and Hornady Lock-N-Load equipment, and found the following super-helpful chart (click to enlarge)   If you’ve ever been wondering what shellplate or shellholder you need for your Hornady Lock-N-Load press, this will get you sorted out in no time! Thanks, […]

Poll: What pistol dies do you like most?

One of the most important components when loading pistol ammunition is the dies that are used. Different die sets offer different features and finishes, so selecting the right dies can be a difficult purchasing decision for sure! So, please take a moment and let us all know what dies you prefer, and please leave a […]

Coming in Northwest Gun Magazine #1 – Full Hornady Lock-N-Load AP review!

I’m excited to announce that I’ll be doing a complete round of full reviews on all 4 5-station progressive reloading presses in the first four issues of Northwest Gun Magazine! To start I’ll be covering the Hornady Lock-N-Load AP. In this article you’ll see what’s in the box (included), get a lowdown on features, read […]

Hornady Lock-N-Load AP: Overview Part II

In my last post, I included a video covering some of the basic features of the Hornady Lock-N-Load AP progressive 5-station reloading press. In this post, I’ll finish the overview of this reloading press with another video covering the case feed system, and demonstrating the press in operation. I wanted to mention again that I’m […]

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