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RELOADERS CORNER: Learning to Load Again, pt. two

In handloading, there’s always another gage or means to measure. But which really matter, and when and why? READ MORE Glen Zediker Last time I started on a recollection of a recent event, which was a project (that is ongoing) teaching my son Charlie how to reload ammunition for his AR15. As said then, learning … Continue reading RELOADERS CORNER: Learning to Load Again, pt. two

RELOADERS CORNER: Learning To Load Again, pt. 1

Whether you’ve been loading for 50 years or 5 minutes, it’s a good idea to revist the basics from time to time. READ MORE Glen Zediker [I know that my readership for this column has a pretty broad range of experience, and, therefore, a broad topic-interest range, plus expectations on what I hope to communicate … Continue reading RELOADERS CORNER: Learning To Load Again, pt. 1

RELOADERS CORNER: Barrel Throat Erosion

How long does a barrel last? About 5 seconds. KEEP READING Glen Zediker As is by now common enough in this column I write, ideas for topics very often come from questions that are emailed to me. As always, I figure that if someone has a question they want answered, then others might also like … Continue reading RELOADERS CORNER: Barrel Throat Erosion

RELOADERS CORNER: Making Space

Some reloading ops don’t have to be done in a full-blown shop. Here are a few ideas when space, and comfort, are both at a premium. READ MORE Glen Zediker I recently, at his request, took on the task of teaching one son to reload for his AR15. It was in the middle of the … Continue reading RELOADERS CORNER: Making Space

RELOADERS CORNER: Bullet Seating Depth

A popular topic in these pages, and for good reason: it can make a big difference in rifle accuracy! Read more about it HERE Glen Zediker Every time I do an article here in Reloaders Corner on the topic of bullet seating, I always see at least a couple of comments from readers about their … Continue reading RELOADERS CORNER: Bullet Seating Depth

RELOADERS CORNER: Seating Depth Issues

Don’t take anything for granted! Safety and suitability are both at risk if you don’t take time to analyze and act on this important topic. READ MORE Glen Zediker As said often, it’s sometimes recent experience that leads to my Reloaders Corner topics. Whether it’s a question I’ve been asked, usually, or, in this case, … Continue reading RELOADERS CORNER: Seating Depth Issues

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

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

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

RELOADERS CORNER: Cartridge Evolution

Here’s a short retrospect on what’s set the standards for most new cartridge designs, and why… KEEP READING Glen Zediker I’m not an engineer, but, like all of us, we rely on those folks to develop just about all the things we have and use. When we look at a new development, one that’s proven … Continue reading RELOADERS CORNER: Cartridge Evolution