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Budget Reloading with Lyman Gear

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 […]

Is 30-06 Boring for Big Game Hunting? (Results)

Written by Guy Miner I often hear from other hunters that they don’t like the 30-06 cartridge because it’s “boring.” Well, they must have a different definition of the word, for I find it to be an exemplary hunting cartridge with an impressive track record. Leaving out the two world wars, Korea, some of Vietnam […]

NEW DAA Mini Case Feeder for the Dillon RL550

The Double Alpha Academy just released their new affordable mini case feed system for the Dillon RL550, and in this story I’ll show you how it works! About the DAA RL550 Mini Case Feeder From the Double Alpha Academy product page: The DAA 550 Mini Case Feeder will greatly improve the efficiency of your Dillon 550 […]

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 […]

SNEAK PEEK: NEW RCBS Chargemaster Link

Today I’m helping RCBS announce a new electronic powder dispenser: the Chargemaster Link! This new powder dispenser builds on the RCBS Chargemaster Lite, adding Bluetooth connectivity, and it works with a free app that will be available from RCBS! I’ll have more details when I post my in-depth follow-up story, but here’s some of the […]

Winner Announcement: RCBS Rebel Master Reloading Kit Giveaway

Hello everyone! In this post, I’m pleased to announce the winner of the RCBS Rebel Master Kit Giveaway contest sponsored by RCBS and Midsouth Shooters Supply! Congrats Arnold! As you saw in the video, the winner of this contest is Arnold O. from Maryland! Some info from Arnold: I hunted small game and deer growing […]

2019 SHOT Show: a Discussion with RCBS

Ever wonder what “RCBS” stands for? RCBS has an interesting history, and has kept true to their roots with their “green lineup”.  At the 2019 SHOT Show, I had the opportunity to talk with RCBS Product Manager William Hemeyer to learn more about the history of RCBS, the RCBS product values, and more. Here’s my interview […]

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 […]

Father’s Day Savings from Hoppe’s and Champion

Father’s Day is coming up quick, and the entire outdoor industry is offering great deals to help you celebrate this occasion with your family! If you’re planning some shooting on Father’s Day (I hope you are) you can save on two things you’ll need: targets and cleaning supplies! Here’s a couple of deals from Hoppe’s […]

Unboxing the RCBS Ultrasonic Cleaner

In preparation for loading 45 ACP on the RCBS Pro Chucker 5, I thought it would be a great idea to “get serious” about my die cleaning setup. Well, I’m about to show you a huge upgrade from my “shake the dies in a can of paint thinner method” that I’ve used for years. I’m […]

Video: Rifle Brass Prep Made Easy with the RCBS Trim Pro 3-Way Cutter

In a previous post, I demonstrated using machine shop equipment (a metal lathe and milling machine) for rifle brass prep. In this post, I’m following up on a suggestion to show the RCBS Trim Pro 3-Way cutter to collapse thee steps into one. Here’s the steps that I showed in the original post: Lube, size, […]

RCBS introduces Summit single stage press – now this is different!

Single stage presses are all pretty much the same, right? There are some exceptions like the Forster Co-Ax press, but for the most part these presses have the same basic design. RCBS has recently introduced a new take on the single-stage reloading press: The Summit. You can see in this picture how the base of […]

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 […]

Calling all RCBS Pro-2000 users!

Recently, I gathered feedback from Lee Loadmaster owners. Today it’s time to call out to all you RCBS Pro-2000 owners! You APS-loving cast iron frame equipped people know who you are. 🙂 So what was it about the RCBS Pro-2000 that made you decide to buy into that system? What do you like about it […]

RCBS Rifle Bullet Feeder on RCBS Pro-2000 – Some Notes

For a while I have been wondering about the RCBS Rifle Bullet Feeder – and now that I’ve setup and used the 22 caliber kit on the RCBS Pro-2000, I know a lot more about how this tool works, and what it is capable of. Setting up the unit is fairly straightforward, with a requirement […]

2011 SHOT Show Starts Today in Las Vegas!

Hey everyone, hope some of you have the opportunity to attend the SHOT show this year… I we won’t be attending, but I do want to cover as much reloading product information as possible from afar… For starters, here’s some booths you may be interested in visiting: Hornady Manufacturing: Booth 13145Redding Reloading: Booth 16151Dillon Precision: […]

RCBS Powder Checker Die

There’s one more powder check system that we’re going to look at on our reloading safety series- the “RCBS Powder Checker Die”. This unit is very simple, easy to setup, and works well. It’s comparable to the “Hornady Powder Cop Die”. This system is quite versatile, and intuitive to setup and use. Let’s take a […]

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