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M1 Garand Reloading With Modern Components & Tools

Many who load for the M1 Garand use traditional powders, bullets and cases. What happens if you use cutting-edge materials and tools? Find out here.

Handload Ladder Testing: 5 Reasons to Avoid It

A popular method to determine the best load for a rifle is to develop a "Ladder Test." Here's why you should consider a different path.

Building a Ballistic Chronograph in 1940

Today's reloaders have it easy with Magnetospeed, Caldwell and Oehler chronographs. For handloaders in the 1940s, measuring bullet speed wasn't quite so easy.

Hornady Launches New Reloading App

The “Hornady Handbook of Cartridge Reloading” is now available in app form on Apple and Android stores.

Tips & Techniques: Determining Headspace Movement When Resizing Brass

One of the tasks we accomplish when resizing a cartridge case during reloading is moving the shoulder back so the cartridge can headspace properly in the chamber.

Forster Products: Tooling Around with Precision Focus

For a select group of shooters, including the author, half-MOA just won’t cut it, and their fastidious efforts are considered a valuable investment of time.

From the Loading Bench: Creedmoor Commotion

Unless you have been touring the outer reaches of the solar system, you have heard that the 6.5 mm Creedmoor is the best thing to arrive in the shooting world since the advent of self-contained cartridges.

Latest Loads: .308 Win.

The adage “jack of all trades” could be adapted to “jack of all (non-dangerous) hunts” with this utilitarian, .308 Win. big-game load. Containing Barnes Bullets’ 165-gr. Triple-Shock X Bullet (TSX)

Chain Breaker: Hornady’s 6.5 mm PRC

An innovator has introduced a big brother to the 6.5 mm Creedmoor that is poised to become the go-to cartridge for extreme long-range shooting and big-game hunting.

RCBS Turns 75

It was 1943 when RCBS founder Fred T. Huntington began designing swaging dies, due to wartime bullet shortages, to make jacketed bullets for the pursuit of rock chucks and other varmints.

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