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The 30 Super...

Created specifically for concealed carry, the “30 Super Carry” offers performance matching (and even besting at times) the classic 9mm. All the while...
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Gunnysack:...

The first thing you’ll notice about a Dillon Seating Die is the rounded taper cut into the mouth of the die. It presents a massive target to a rising...
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Colt's Great...

Colt offered 1st Generation SAA revolvers in 36 different calibers. Considering 2nd and 3rd Generation models, what are the Great 8 Colt SAA cartridges of...
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The Legendary...

Video game commandos call them “Deagles.” Bernard C. White of Magnum Research and Arnolds Streinbergs of Riga Arms Institute filed the US patent...
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All Hail the...

Like the .40 S&W, the 10mm represents a happy middle ground in the capacity spectrum, offering another round or two over .45 ACP in the single stack...
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Don’t Screw...

Built on a large-framed Ruger Bisley, I was using a favored heavy hunting load consisting of homegrown Lyman/Ideal 454424 cast bullets.
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Feeding .45 ACP...

Now there were two distinct types of .45 ACP semiautos; loose ones for combat and tight ones for target shooting.
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The Rise and...

9mm Luger, 9mm Parabellum, 9x19… Whatever the name, it’s been the world’s most popular centerfire handgun cartridge for decades. Everywhere but in the...
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KaBoom! How Not...

Reloading is perfectly safe if you follow goo procedures. Don't be careless and you'll avoid the consequences of an exploding gun. Here are some vital tips...
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Federal Premium...

Federal Premium's 135-grain Hydra-Shok Deep 9mm personal defense ammo boasts excellent groups and performance.
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Northern...

Made of a mostly lead alloy, this bullet has a copper bottom on it to scrape away any “fouling” that may pollute your barrel. Northern Precision Custom...
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Making the .38...

It wasn’t until Elmer Keith started experimenting with the anemic round when the .38 Special reached full potential. It was also the seed planted for...
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Handgunner...

I’ve tried other swappable mounting systems, but this is the only one I would recommend to a friend. The system consists of a steel mounting plate for...
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Reloading to...

I am twice as likely to carry a lightweight .38 Special revolver as any other firearm. When I reload for my revolvers, I deliberately make the cartridges...
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Should You Heat...

Ever since I started casting bullets with those Lee six-cavity molds, my tolerance for heat has increased. I got some after using their two-cavity molds for...
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Can You Reload...

Can I use small rifle primers in a pistol cartridge? The simplest answer is “no,” so that’s what I usually tell people.
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Cast Bullet Buddies

Casting your own bullets, especially with scrounged lead, keeps cost to a minimum. It’s for this reason, as well as the independence casting your own...
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'Aloha'...

Federal judge says Hawaii handgun inspection requirement violates Second Amendment.
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MTM CASE- GARD...

Stay …” I caution the rounds of .22 LR I had delicately placed on the bench beside me. At least one never listens, falling to the ground and ruining the...
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Fantastic Voyage

Afriend was manning the .50 atop a gun truck in Afghanistan when his convoy was ambushed by Taliban insurgents. Heavy automatic weapons fire from multiple...
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FEDERAL PUNCH ...

In a perfect world, everyone might use .300 Win Mag for self-defense applications. In reality, caliber choice is often determined by physical limitations...
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Shelves Bare?

I saw a recent post from someone saying their supplier didn’t have any powder suitable for handgun reloading. There were plenty of “agreeing” emojis....
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Consider Casting

The purpose of guns and cartridges is to direct a bullet into a target. In other words, without bullets, guns are useless.
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Ammo Making Mania

I know … I know … I’m tired of it too. But I know how to make ammo magically re-appear back on the shelves.
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Blasphemy, Or...

Say it ain’t so, Bozo! How can you improve on the sanctity of one of the most beloved, popular, and well known .44 Special handloads of the 20th Century?...
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The .357 SIG:...

I’m a fan of the .357 SIG. It’s a confidence building cartridge that can do phenomenal things down range.
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Reloading Blues

We’ve had plenty of surprises over the past year, although I’m still waiting for those scary flying monkeys from Wizard of Oz to make a dramatic entrance.
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Apocalypse Now...

Who would’ve thought a measly little metal cup could wreak such havoc, desperation, and despair? Of course, we’re speaking about the primer pan(ic)demic...
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The Time For ...

I’m not certain what the definition is of the “Perfect Storm” but we’re clearly experiencing some atmospheric disturbance.
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‘Pipsqueaks’...

My dad once told me about a fellow who was shot in the kneecap with a .22 Long Rifle handgun in self-defense.
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