Reloading Essentials

Reloading Essentials

The following tools can help those who wish to begin loading their own ammunition.

New Ammo for 2022

I’m a bit reluctant to present the new ammo products slated for production in 2022 because some of the new loads advertised for 2021 have yet to make it to dealer’s shelves. The reason for this was the unprecedented demand for ammunition we experienced over the last two years.

First Look: Giantmouse ACE Brass Biblio Knife

Giantmouse is now offering its popular ACE Biblio knife with brass scales.

Tech Wisdom: How to Remove a Stuck Case

I am a reloader and have to admit I use my brass as long as possible. Usually, the case necks split before I throw the brass away, but this time only half of the case came out—leaving the front half in the chamber.

First Look: New Firearms Tools from Fix it Sticks

Fix It Sticks is introducing a new a Brass Pin Punch Set, Extended Action Bits, a Brass Hammer Head bit and 140 Inch Pound Torque Limiter, all designed significantly increase the functionality of either Fix It Sticks tool system or with other gunsmithing products.

How to Feed Your Firearm During the Ammo Shortage

As the Great Ammo Drought of 2020 continues into 2021, we may have to explore heretofore unseen avenues to feed our rifles.

First Look: CCI Blazer Brass 180-Grain 10 mm Auto Handgun Ammunition

Blazer by CCI Ammunition is rolling out a new line of Blazer Brass 10 mm Auto ammunition.

First Look: MasterPiece Arms MPA Brass Catcher

MasterPiece Arms (MPA), is known for their MPA BA Rifles and Chassis Systems, and now they are introducing the MPA Brass Catcher, a purpose-built brass retention system for bolt-action rifles.

5 Great Tools to Start Your AR-15 Reloading Setup

For those contemplating loading their own ammunition, the following items will help get you started.

Review: Lyman Brass Smith Case Trim Xpress

Looking to streamline your reloading process? The Lyman Brass Smith Case Trim Xpress makes trimming your cases faster, easier and more precise.

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