Tag: Shotshell Reloading

Black Friday 2018 Featued Deal: 25% Off KMS Squared Lighting Kits, Deals from Midsouth Shooters Supply, Precision Reloading, Inline Fabrication, Starline Brass

Just like everyone else, I’m sure you’re looking for deals today- Black Friday 2018… And I have some awesome deals and discounts to share with you for 2018! 25% Off KMS Squared Lighting Kits Yes, as you heard in the video, for a limited time (until 12/2/2018) you can get a whopping 25% off ALL […]

Winner Announcement: Precision Reloading MEC Sizemaster Giveaway

Hello everyone! The MEC Sizemaster Summer Giveaway (which you can read about HERE) has ended, and I have some exciting news: the winner of this giveaway! Congrats Scott! A big congratulations to the winner of this give-away: Scott Hoge of Lancaster California. Here we see Scott with his companion: Max the yellow lab :). We […]

Enter To Win a Complete MEC Sizemaster 12 Gauge Reloading Outfit

OK everyone, it’s GIVE-AWAY TIME! I just started loading with the MEC Sizemaster (see my post here) and absolutely love this shotshell press. So I have teamed up with Precision Reloading and MEC Shooting Sports to put together a complete 12 MEC Sizemaster reloading outfit with pretty much everything you’ll need to start reloading shotshells. […]

MEC Sizemaster: Unboxing, Overview, Loading 12 Gauge Shells

I can recall using my MEC 600 Jr. Mark V, and thinking to myself- it would be nice if this press had a priming system built in… Fast forward to today, and I found what I was looking for with the MEC Sizemaster. It also has a powerful collet sizing system which reminds me of […]

MEC 9000E with Auto-Mate: Loading 12 Gauge in Style

Getting the MEC 9000E with Auto-Mate reminds me of a recent experience involving my Case 580 backhoe, and a shovel. After owning my ~16,000lb 4×4 backhoe with 4×4 and extendahoe, I had to do some digging with a shovel. Let me just say that about 5 minutes into digging with the shovel, I exclaimed out […]

RCBS Grand Shotshell Loader Part II: Mounting and Overview

In my last RCBS Grand post I performed an unboxing of the RCBS Grand shotshell reloading press. In this post I’ll give an overview of the RCBS grand press. I’ll also talk a bit about the bench system at Ultimate Reloader, and how I mounted the RCBS Grand on a compatible sub-plate. This system has […]

RCBS Grand Shotshell Loader Part I: Unboxing

Today I’m excited to launch another series of content: reloading shotshell with the RCBS Grand progressive shotshell reloading press. In this series I’ll take you through the entire process with this press including unboxing (this post), setup, and progressive reloading of 12 gauge shotshells. It’s going to be fun, and it’s always awesome to learn […]

A few Hornady 366 Tips and Tricks: Bench Integration, Primer Shutoff

I’ve been using the Hornady 366 for a while now, and have tweaked a few things and completed some setup tasks that I thought I’d share with you all. Now that I’ve completed these setup work-items, the 366 is running smooth, and operation is super-convenient. UR Reloading Bench Integration I’ve gotten a ton of requests […]

Video: Hornady 366 Shotshell Press Loading 12 Gauge

In this video I show loading 12 gauge previously fired shells and give you a few setup tips. The Hornady 366 press has a total of 8 primary stations, and a 9th station to the side for full-length sizing. There’s a *lot* to keep track of when loading shotshell, and I’m hoping that the video […]

New! Ultimate Reloader Shotshell Reloading Cost Calculator (free)

Wondering what it will cost to load your own shotshells? With this calculator, you’ll be able to evaluate the cost and benefit of loading new shells or reloading your used hulls. Happy loading! -Gavin

Video: Hornady 366 Shotshell Press Overview

In this video, I give an overview of the Hornady 366 8-station progressive shotshell reloading press. You’ll see the press up close and personal, and also learn what each of the stations are used for. This is a very cool piece of machinery, and I’m looking forward to demonstrating 12 gauge and 20 gauge reloading […]

Hornady 366 Shotshell Loader – first shells

Ammunition reloading is a process that may seem simple and straight-forward to the seasoned sportsman, but usually involves many challenges at first. I enjoy these challenges, and that was my primary motivation for branching out into shotshell reloading here on Ultimate Reloader. After lots of planning and painful component acquisition delays, I now have completed […]

Powder and Primers in Stock: Ballistic Products

  It’s an understatement to say that it’s “really hard” to find reloading components right now! It takes extra work, searching, and creativity to find acceptable components for the reloading that you want to perform (in many cases favorite primers and powders are just not available). This week I had an unfortunate occurrence, a pink slip […]

Hornady 366 Shotshell Press – Unboxing

I’m excited to formally kick off shotshell reloading content here on Ultimate Reloader! In this first post, I’ll walk through the unboxing of a Hornady 366 shotshell reloading press. In the included video you’ll experience this unboxing experience along with me for the first time. The Hornady 366 shotshell reloading press was actually introduced as […]

Poll: What Shotgun Gauges Do You Reload Most?

Hey everyone- as I recently mentioned, I’m gearing up for some great shotshell reloading content this year! In order to prioritize my content, I’d love to hear about what shotgun gauges you reload most! This will help me prioritize content. This time you can pick more than one answer! (just fill in all that you […]

Shotshell Reloading: Coming this Year on Ultimate Reloader!

Hey all, just wanted to let you know that I’m going to be bringing you all some shotshell reloading content this year! I’m still getting things lined up, but I’m really looking forward to trying out a bunch of equipment, experimenting with different types of shot, slugs, powder, primers, hulls, wads, and putting it all […]




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