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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.

Throwing Copper: Hornady’s CX

Hornady engineers set out to increase the GMX’s ballistic coefficient (BC) to extend the useful reach of the bullet. The result was the CX bullet (Copper alloy eXpanding).

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: Rifle Loads For The .44 Remington Magnum

The variety of available bullet weights and styles make the .44 Mag. a versatile cartridge, and a rifle with a relatively fast rifling twist can accurately fire all of them. Read on:

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.

Loading Bench: The Do-It-All .30-30 Winchester

Is it the rifles chambered for it or is it the cartridge itself that keeps the .30-30 Win. an enduring favorite of American shooters and hunters?

Loading Bench: 6.5x55 mm Swedish

The 6.5x55 mm Swedish is an age-old cartridge, drafted for military duty by Sweden and Norway in 1894. The 6.5 mm Swede has also been rejuvenated in recent years due to interest in a host of popular new 6.5 mm cartridges and the stream of new bullets, initially intended for those cartridges, that make the now-classic Swede an even better target and hunting cartridge.

The Versatile .270 Winchester: Handloading Tips & Recipes

I must move within social circles with those who are cognizant of effective ballistics, because hunters regularly tell me that their main big-game rifles are chambered in .270 Winchester.

Loading Bench: What’s Right With The .35 Whelen

The .35 Whelen is all about relatively heavy bullets fired at a sufficient velocity to produce plenty of terminal energy and an adequate trajectory at typical hunting distances.

25 Years with the 7 mm STW

The 7 mm Shooting Times Westerner cartridge is a flat-shooting wildcat that went mainstream.

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