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RELOADERS CORNER: Four Firings In: Final

Yikes. Gremlins. Case neck “donuts” are a common development in an aging cartridge case, and it’s often unknown. Read this and know! MORE Glen Zediker Even if the case neck passes the “drop test,” there might be something amiss within that cylinder, and it might not show up until after case sizing, and that is … Continue reading RELOADERS CORNER: Four Firings In: Final

Federal Court Finds California Magazine Ban Violates the Second Amendment

Major 2nd Amendment boost! Judge overturns California’s ban on “high-capacity” magazines, the ban was “turning the Constitution upside down.” READ MORE SOURCE: NRA-ILA In one of the strongest judicial statements in favor of the Second Amendment to date, Judge Roger T. Benitez of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California determined last … Continue reading Federal Court Finds California Magazine Ban Violates the Second Amendment

RELOADERS CORNER: 4 Firings In, Part Two

Cartridge cases always fail on the “next firing.” Question is which one that might be. Need to know! KEEP READING Glen Zediker I’d always rather say it all at once, but the realities of tolerance, and space, sometimes mean I have to split a bigger topic into smaller installments. The “tolerance” part is how many … Continue reading RELOADERS CORNER: 4 Firings In, Part Two

Yesterday’s Scandal, Today’s Mandate: Anti-gunner Embraces Operation Choke Point as Official Policy

Maloney Baloney! Shades of OCP have reappeared in a re-emboldened anti-gun House majority, as well as in their media and plutocratic enablers. READ MORE SOURCE: NRA-ILA Last Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) unabashedly embraced the tactics behind one of the most shameful policies of the Obama era, openly using the guise of her federal … Continue reading Yesterday’s Scandal, Today’s Mandate: Anti-gunner Embraces Operation Choke Point as Official Policy

Activist Court Turns the Law Designed to Protect the Firearm Industry from Frivolous Lawsuits on its Head

“The theory would be similar to the victim of a drunk driver suing the manufacturer or dealer of the vehicle the driver happened to be operating at time…” READ MORE SOURCE: NRA-ILA Last Thursday, the Connecticut Supreme Court created a dangerous new exception to the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act (PLCAA), a strong … Continue reading Activist Court Turns the Law Designed to Protect the Firearm Industry from Frivolous Lawsuits on its Head

RELOADERS CORNER: 4 Firings In

Along with all the other operations we do to them, cartridge cases also need maintenance. A good question is “when”? That’s next… KEEP READING Glen Zediker I tend to write much of what I do for those who reload for production. Those are folks expecting good utility in exchange for the expense and effort: a … Continue reading RELOADERS CORNER: 4 Firings In

RELOADERS CORNER: Choosing Your Brass

It’s not all the same! Depending on needs and application, there are three decisions that can have an impact on your satisfaction. READ MORE Glen Zediker Last time I offered a few ideas on loading the same cartridge for use in different rifles. Essential message in that was, in one word, “compromise.” There’s some give … Continue reading RELOADERS CORNER: Choosing Your Brass

RELOADERS CORNER: Multi-Rifle Loading

If you shoot the “same” load for different rifles, here’s a few ideas on getting the most out of it for all of them. READ MORE Glen Zediker I have a few rifles… Every time I do a new book I have more. This last time around, in writing America’s Gun: The Practical AR15, I … Continue reading RELOADERS CORNER: Multi-Rifle Loading

Washington: Magazine Ban & Firearm Seizure Bills Pass Committee

Getting it cranked up early this year folks! Proposed legislation in Washington state seeks to ban higher-capacity magazines. READ IT ALL SOURCE: NRA-ILA During the executive session last Friday, the Washington state House Committee on Civil Rights & Judiciary voted to pass House Bill 1068 to ban many standard capacity ammunition magazines and House Bill … Continue reading Washington: Magazine Ban & Firearm Seizure Bills Pass Committee

RELOADERS CORNER: Life in the Fast Lane

Here are a few tips for getting the most, the easiest, from high-velocity semi-auto .224s. READ IT ALL Glen Zediker Here’s the conclusion of my “trilogy” on the movement of .224-caliber rounds into the left lane of rifle cartridge choices. The focus last time was on the 22 Nosler and .224 Valkyrie, and here are … Continue reading RELOADERS CORNER: Life in the Fast Lane

RELOADERS CORNER: Beating The Fool Out of .223

Hot topic! Zediker takes a look at 22 Nosler and .224 Valkyrie, two rounds that set out to maximize “sub-caliber” performance. READ ON Glen Zediker Last time I nutshelled the history of the .223 Remington and suggested that round, and its 5.56mm NATO chambering in the “new” M16 was the start of the “sub-caliber uprising.” … Continue reading RELOADERS CORNER: Beating The Fool Out of .223

Boulder’s AR-15 Certification Ordinance Sure Sounds Like A Test Run For A Gun Registry

Boulder, Colorado calls for nothing less than an out-and-out registry to allow “grandfather clause” possession of AR-15s. READ MORE SOURCE: NRA-ILA, Matt Vespa Remember when Boulder, Colorado banned the ownership of AR-15 rifles? They also banned high-capacity magazines and bump stocks, giving gun owners with such magazines until July 15, 2018 to either sell them … Continue reading Boulder’s AR-15 Certification Ordinance Sure Sounds Like A Test Run For A Gun Registry