Review: Frankford Arsenal X-10 Progressive Press
For the high-volume shooter and ammunition reloader, the Frankford Arsenal X-10 reloading press offers 10 stages of progressive loading with accuracy and precision, and a simple setup that the author found makes quality ammunition.
Handloads: A Mild-Mannered .45 Colt
Two sets of handloading data exist for the .45 Colt, due to the myriad guns chambered for the cartridge during the last 150 years. For this load, I referenced .45 Colt (Revolver) data that, “may be used in older guns as long as they are in good condition.”
CCI, Speer Announce Lead-Free Catalyst Primer Production In U.S.
Speer and CCI Ammunition announced the implementation and production of Catalyst lead-free priming technology, an extremely clean-burning, efficient compound aimed to improve accuracy and safety and built in their U.S.-based, Lewiston, Idaho, facility.
Hodgdon Powder Celebrates 75 Years
This year, Hodgdon Powder celebrates its 75th year in business, having grown from humble origins in 1947.
5 Instances When Reloading Is Not Beneficial
While reloading is generally seem as a beneficial means to save money and construct custom loads, there are times where its efforts have fewer returns. Here are five instances when reloading is not beneficial.
Reloading Centerfire Ammunition: Tips For Getting Started
Pride and satisfaction are the top reasons for handloading centerfire cartridges, but better accuracy and economy factor in, too. Regardless of why you want to reload, here’s how to get started.
Preview: Lee Precision Ultimate Lock Rings
Made for 7/8x14 TPI loading dies and designed to provide repeatable results each and every time, Lee Precision Ultimate Lock Rings are a must-have item on the loading bench.
Loading Bench: The Berger Juggernaut At 1,000 Yards
Although frequently used in 1,000-yard engagements, the .308 Winchester is often regarded as a “900-yard cartridge.” It gets this reputation because most bullets fired from .308 Win. rifles fall below the speed of sound slightly before they reach 1,000 yards.
Rifleman Q&A: 6 mm PPC Handloading Dangers?
A reader inquires about the potential dangers associated with handloading a popular 6 mm rifle cartridge.
Cowboy Action Shooting With Trail Boss Smokeless Powder
This feature article, “From The Loading Bench: IMR Trail Boss Smokeless Powder,” appeared originally in the July 2005 issue of American Rifleman. Trail Boss gunpowder is currently a Hodgdon Powder Company brand.