Tag: Starline Brass

Most EXTREME Handgun Bullet: 500 S&W Magnum 700gr HAMMER!

Sometimes you need to go EXTREME! And in this article we’ll go about as extreme as you can go in the handgun world: loading and shooting 700 grain bullets in the 500 S&W Magnum revolver! 500 S&W Magnum: Setting the Standard Here are some insights about 500 S&W Magnum that I condensed from a previous […]

TESTED: Starline 6mm Creedmoor Brass (Large and Small Primer)

Starline brass has performed really well for me, and 6mm Creedmoor is no exception! I’ve spent quite a while loading and shooting 6mm Creedmoor Starline brass with both large and small primer pockets, and in this article I’ll share both my first hand experiences AND a bunch of lab data quantifying the consistency and performance […]

Subsonic AK: Berry’s 220 grain Plated Bullets + Starline Brass

I recently had so much fun loading 300 Blackout with Berry’s 220 grain plated bullets, it made me think about what else I could do with these bullets. Then it came to me: how about loading 7.62x39mm with them? Shortly thereafter I was setting up a reloading press to start experimenting. I was successful in […]

6mm Creedmoor PRS Load Development

I have many different approaches to load development. In fact, I tend to change my process just about every time I develop a load. The specific method and process I’ll use is based based on the tools, components I have on hand, and my needs/requirements for the ammunition I’m developing. In this article, I’ll outline […]

SHOT Show 2020: Starline Brass

It’s always great to talk with the team at Starline Brass. The person I talk with most related to Starline Brass technical issues is Hunter Pilant, one of the engineers at Starline. Here’s the discussion I had with Hunter at the 2020 Shot show! Starline New Products This last year Starline has released some great […]

TESTED: NEW 30-06 Brass from Starline

Starline once made only pistol brass, but a few years ago Starline added rifle brass to their product lineup. Now Starline has introduced 30-06 brass to their offerings! Due to popular demand, Starline introduced this brass just about a month ago, and since I heard it was available I knew I needed to do some […]

NEW From Starline: New Cartridges and All-New Website

If you’re a fan of Starline, I’ve got some exciting updates to share with you! An all-new website, updates to brass offerings, and new cartridges added to the Starline brass lineup! Check it out: All-New Website Starline just launched a complete redesign of their website that’s better looking, easier to navigate, easier to shop on, […]

UR Weekly Update: Win 250pcs Starline 223 Brass

Hello everyone! Time for another weekly update, this time with a chance to win 250 pieces of Starline 223 Brass! (who couldn’t use that? 🙂 ). Last Week’s Winner: Inline Fabrication Ultramount The challenge last week was to share which press you’d buy based on the 14 press shootout that I recently published. We had […]

A Discussion with Starline at SHOT Show 2019

As you all know, I shoot a LOT of Starline brass! And this year while at the SHOT Show, I had the opportunity to talk brass with Starline’s Hunter Pilant! As I mentioned, I’ll have a lot of cool stories this year featuring Starline brass including 6mm Creedmoor, 6.5 Grendel, 7.62x39mm, and more! So please […]

UR Weekly Giveaway: Win 250pcs Starline Brass, Rifle or Pistol!

As promised, I’ll be doing a giveaway on Ultimate Reloader EVERY WEEK in 2019! (unless I’m unable to move with the flu 🙂 ). Here’s the first challenge, share your Starline story on the UR Facebook for a chance to win! Share Your Story For a Chance To Win Click here and add your own […]

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 […]

Budget Precision .223: Results and Conclusion

When I started the “Budget Precision .223” project- I had high hopes. Hopes that I’d like a bolt action rifle in .223, hopes that I’d find a great load, hopes that everything would work together (including the LEE Deluxe Challenger Press Kit), and most of all that I’d have fun. Well, all of those things […]

Budget Precision .223: Project Kick-Off and TC Compass Setup

It’s a common misconception that you HAVE to spend big bucks to put together a precision shooting setup. Yes, a Porsche will have better fit and finish compared to a Subaru WRX STi, but the Subaru can still match the performance of some Porsches at a fraction of the cost. The Subaru may not be […]

New Bottleneck Rifle Brass from Starline

Many of you are familiar with Starline- manufacturer of fine reloading brass. Recently, Starline has expanded their product offerings to include a selection of bottleneck rifle cases- in many popular chamberings (see Starline’s press release). I just got my hands on a bunch of this brass, and wanted to give you an “up close look” […]




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