I first heard about Barnes bullets in the 1980s and by the 1990s, they were well-known and renowned for hunting. Copper bullets are different than lead core bullets. They want to go fast and penetrate hard, but are a different kind of bullet. It’s important to be conscious of this whenever changing your load from […]
Can hunting ammo be as accurate as match ammo? Let’s find out! 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 for demonstration purposes only. […]
If you are looking for the best quality dies available on a reasonable budget, it’s hard to beat Redding dies. Furthermore, the construction and features of the Redding Competition Seating Die are very compelling (micrometer seating depth adjustment, sliding collar seating stem, etc). Until recently, you had to either buy dies individually from Redding or […]
Ever since I started the AR-308 project here on Ultimate Reloader, I’ve been scheming up and crafting the “ultimate” (pun intended) reloading setup for precision 308 ammunition. I really enjoy shooting the LR-308B rifle, and I know exactly what I’m looking for in a 308 loading setup for everyday precision shooting: Efficiency in brass prep […]
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 […]
Hello all- I’m looking forward to bringing you all information about loading 40 S&W and 10mm Auto! We haven’t yet covered that here on http://ultimatereloader.com, and I know a lot of you are interested in this topic, so here goes! Before I get started loading (as always), careful attention needs to be payed to several […]
We’ve all felt the delima. You’re standing in one of the isles at Harbor Freight tools (or substitute your own local low-cost import tool retailer) – and you are staring at a tool on the shelf. Should I buy this $19.99 digital caliper, or should I buy the Starrett one for $129.99? Hmmmm – how […]
For Phase II of the AR-MPR we will be focused on precision handloading techniques and load development. For this phase of the project, I decided to showcase some of the popular Redding Reloading products that have an outstanding quality reputation. Here, we’ll talk briefly about each of these products. The Big Boss At the heart […]
Now that we’ve build and function checked the AR-MPR rifle (See Brownells Videos for Complete Details), it’s time to move from Phase I (Build) to Phase II – Precision Loading and Rifle Accurizing/Tuning. This rifle has already proven that it’s capable of meeting the original accuracy goal of .5 – .75 MOA (See Range Report […]
If you’re like me, you really appreciate quality tools and equipment. Furthermore, a good value for your hard-earned dollar is always a good thing! For a long time, I’ve had my eye on the Redding Competition series bullet seating dies. Perhaps like me, you’ve spent a while dialing in your COL when loading rifle, and […]
In this video you will see how to load 44 magnum ammunition with the Redding T-7 Turret reloading press. Specifically, you’ll see the following: – Changing calibers from 357 Magnum to 44 Magnum (sliebar priming system, shell holder) – Use of a Hornady Lock-N-Load case-activated powder measure – Sizing/Depriming, Priming, Expanding, Powder Charging, Bullet seating/Crimping […]
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.
In this video series, you will discover how to setup and load 30-06 rifle cartridges with the Redding T-7 Turret reloading press. In this video (Part I) I’ll walk through the process of setting up the sizing/depriming die, demonstrate the sizing/depriming process, and show cleaning of the primer pockets.