Category: Reloading

Building a Presicion Rifle Part 5 – Long range steel in the snow.

I must confess I am a little behind regards writing articles. I have been very busy shooting and testing kit which is very important or I would have nothing to write about! Last week I made the winter pilgrimage to Wales with some of the regular crew with a goal in mind. To run the…

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Load testing with Reload Swiss RS60 and the GnZ Precision Rifle build.

I took a trip down to Bisley today in order to run a barrel break in on the .260Rem and do a little load testing. Although the weather was pretty awful the day proved fruitful and results were very impressive. You may have read the previous Presicion Rifle article which featured Mik Maksimovic at Dolphin…

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Load testing – Reload Swiss RS52

Reload Swiss are the newest propellant brand in the U.K. Propellants have suffered with supply problems in recent years here. Varget – the powder choice for many became virtually unobtainable and many other popular powders became a little hit and miss regards availability. The Reload Swiss brand was therefore highly anticipated.. The rollout was fairly…

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Reloading Rifle Cartridges 5 – Charging and bullet seating.

The next step is to add primers. The first thing to be considered is which size of primer you will need (small or large rifle). If you have selected .308 then you are likely to need the large rifle primers (unless you are using palma brass). If you are reloading .223 then you will need…

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Reloading Rifle Cartridges 4 – Brass Prep

By now you should have sorted yourself out some kit for reloading. If not please look back over the previous articles and go do your shopping! This article will focus on the reloading procedure – how to be safe, efficient and end up with consistent ammunition. Prepping your brass We will imagine that we are…

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Reloading rifle cartridges 3 – Brass, bullets, powders and primers.

In the last article of this series we dealt with the workspace and tools required for reloading rifle cartridges. All that remains before we go through the process of reloading is to discuss bullet, brass, powder and primer options. This is a VAST subject which is open to some debate. Most experienced shooters who reload…

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Reloading rifle cartridges. 2 – Kit and workspace

Because you need to be able to work to very fine levels of precision and consistency when reloading, your kit and workspace become very important. The scales that seem like a bargain on Ebay may look tempting. Will they weigh to a 10th of a grain consistently, thousands of times over? Probably not. Every small…

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Reloading rifle cartridges. 1 – Reloading and Zen!

Reloading your own ammunition is a time consuming and delicate business. Some shooters just cannot be bothered. They are happy with the factory ammo they use. They are pleased with the performance of their rifle and ammunition. They are happy with the cost. That is fine, I am not a reloading elitist. I reload for…

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