Tag: Reloading Press

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CAVEMAN Reloading (No Press Required)

This article was written by Guy Miner The compact and inexpensive Lee Loader has been available for decades. I still have the two I bought in the 1970’s when I had little money or space for handloading. In contrast to some of the advanced loading equipment seen here on Ultimate Reloader I thought It would […]

Dillon RT-1500 Case Trimmer Overview/Setup

The Dillon RT-1500 trimmer is a powered unit that you can install on any reloading press that takes standard 7/8″ x 14 dies. In this story, we’ll cover everything from getting the RT-1500 out of the box to high-speed case trimming on the Dillon CP-2000 processing press. Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal […]

Dillon CP2000 Case Prep Machine Overview and Setup

A lot of people use progressive reloading presses for case prep. But what if you want a dedicated machine for case prep, and don’t want to pay for a priming system, powder measure, and other parts that aren’t needed for case prep? Dillon has risen to this challenge with the CP-2000 case prep machine, the […]

NEW TRX-925 0.01 Grain Scale from Creedmoor Sports

If you’re a precision ammunition reloader, you know that every grain counts. Precise loads are critical to your safety, and accuracy on the range or on the hunt. In this story, we’ll perform an in depth overview on the all new Creedmoor TRX-925 precision reloading scale which is accurate to 0.01 grains! Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader […]

243 Win -vs- 6mm Creed (Which is better?)

This article was written by Travis Fox 243 Winchester vs the 6mm Creedmoor: Is one better than the other?  If you were born less than 20 years ago you may have not heard of the 243 Winchester, and if you are over 50 years old you may not know the 6mm Creedmoor exists. Let’s examine […]

80,000 Rounds and Counting (Kimber 1911 in 45 ACP)

This article was written by Guy Miner Yes, I’ve put in excess of 80,000 rounds through his Kimber 1911 chambered in 45 ACP. In this article I’ll tell the full story behind this firearm, and why it’s my favorite. Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal Disclaimer: (by reading this article and/or watching video […]

Caldwell E-MAX Pro BT Hearing Protection (with Bluetooth)

Your hearing protection is one of the most important items in your range bag. In this story we’ll take a look at Caldwell’s E-MAX Pro BT Bluetooth-enabled over the ear active hearing protection. This budget friendly hearing protection is packed with features- let’s check it out! Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal Disclaimer: […]

Subsonic 9mm with Berry’s 147gr Plated Bullets

Once you start shooting suppressed subsonic 9mm on steel you won’t want to stop! In this story we’ll look at an economical subsonic load using Berry’s 147 grain plated bullets, the Dillon RL 1100 reloading press, and more. Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal Disclaimer: (by reading this article and/or watching video content […]

New UFO Lights for Dillon and RCBS (and save 10% site-wide)

If you are looking for a press light, you’ll want to check out these latest lights (for Dillon and RCBS) from KMS Squared, maker of the UFO Press light family of products! Plus, save 10% site-wide! NEW UFO 1100 From the KMS Squared product page: Unmatched Performance The UFO 1100 out performs all similar products […]

30-30 in the 21st Century?

This article was written by Guy Miner Is the 30-30 lever action rifle still a worthy hunting rifle in the 21st Century? Oh my goodness yes! I do love my lever action rifles, and in this story I’ll both expose Gavin to the lever action 30-30 *and* walk through the reloading process as well. Let’s […]

Hunting -vs- Match Bullets Part 2: Down-Range Velocity

Wondering how match bullets and hunting bullets compare for hunting applications? In this “part 2” story, we’ll expand on the muzzle velocity 6.5 Creedmoor testing we did in the first story. This time we’ll look at How Hornady’s 140 grain ELD-M Match bullet and their 143 grain ELD-X hunting bullets perform in ballistic gel at […]

Creedmoor Sports Holiday Sale!

Creedmoor Sports doesn’t want you to miss out on the incredible deals starting this week. As the weather begins to turn cold, it’s time to determine what shooting equipment you’ll need to replace or upgrade, and what’s going to help you start loading ammo for the next season. Beginning November 22, nearly every Creedmoor product […]

NEW 4.6x30mm Banshee AR Pistol by CMMG (Hands-On)

CMMG just dropped a major announcement this week: they are introducing a new-to-the-AR chambering: 4.6x30mm! This cartridge was initially developed by H&K for the MP7, but is now available as a part of CMMG’s Banshee AR pistol lineup! In this story we’ll get hands-on with this new platform. Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with […]

Three Ways to Load Primers (Double Alpha Academy)

Double Alpha Academy offers a variety of primer handling products at a price point for every reloader. There is something for the hobbyist or budget reloader, and the reloading pro looking to increase throughput. In this story we do a brief overview of 3 solid options for primer handling from Double Alpha. Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader […]

BEWARE: Primer Scam Websites (How to Know)

Unfortunately scammers are taking advantage of people desperate to buy reloading primers, powder, and other components. I wanted to give you all a quick heads-up on the situation, to let you know how to identify these malicious websites, and to know what to do if you’ve been taken advantage of. Spotting Malicious Websites If things […]

PREVIEW: Next-Level Wheeler Tools

Wheeler gunsmithing tools have been around for a long time. If you’re looking for something like a scope mounting tool kit, Wheeler Tools dominates! In addition, Wheeler makes extremely popular AR armorer’s tools, torque screwdrivers, and much more. In this story, I’ll give you a preview of the new Wheeler Tools re-brand, and show you […]

UR 2021 Halloween Special

Halloween season is here, and it’s time to have some FUN! Here at Ultimate Reloader we’ve been planning some pumpkin destruction, and what fun it has been! 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: NEW Bergara BMR Carbon 22LR

Bergara recently released a new rimfire rifle platform: the BMR (Bergara Micro Rimfire). In this story we’ll get hands-on with the premiere rifle from this lineup: the BMR Carbon in 22LR. This rifle is aimed at both precision shooting, and light-weight hunting: should be fun! Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal Disclaimer: (by […]

3 Ways to Measure Headspace

Headspace is an important consideration for both firearms inspection and for reloading. In this story, we’ll look at three ways to measure headspace for bottleneck rifle cartridge systems. 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 […]

New LEE BL light + Save 10% Site-wide at KMS Squared

If you are looking for a press light, you’ll want to check out these latest light from KMS Squared, maker of the UFO Press light family of products! Plus, save 10% site-wide! NEW UFO BL Light for LEE Breech Lock / Pro-4000 It’s all new! From the KMS Squared product page: Unmatched Performance The UFO BL […]

NEW Gunsmithing Class from Gordy Gritters (Extreme Accuracy Institute)

If you’re looking to learn about rifle gunsmithing, you need to check out Gordy Gritters’ classes at the Extreme Accuracy Institute! NEW! AR-15 Accurizing Class From the Extreme Accuracy Institute Page: AR-15 type rifles can be unbelievably accurate rifles if accurized effectively. I developed an extremely effective system of AR accurizing techniques back in the […]

Precision Matthews TL-1660 Lathe Has Landed!

My dream lathe has finally arrived, and I wanted to take the opportunity to give you a quick preview! It’s the Precision Matthews TL-1660 Ultra-Precision metal lathe. Gordy Gritters and I show the “uncrating”, and also perform some quick demos. Stay tuned for the full review! Lathe Arrival Precision Matthews is on the spot with […]

Three Ways to Find the Lands!

Trying to find the Lands? This article shows you just what the Lands are and how to find them. 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 […]

What? Fast 308 Winchester Loads?

This story was written by Guy Miner A fast 308 – who ever needed that? What started out as a search for a low-recoil hunting load ended up as a flat shooting deer load, with great accuracy and high velocity. In this story, we get into it! Disclaimer Ultimate Reloader LLC / Making with Metal […]

NEW Forster Accu-Ring, Hands-On

Forster just released a new product that will make it easier to setup your dies, it’s called the Accu-Ring. In this story we’ll show you how it works, and why you’ll want to get your own! About the Forster Accu-Ring From the Midsouth Shooters Supply Product page: Accu-Ring Cross Bolt Die Lock Ring (Anodized and […]

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