Category Archives: Reloading for the Rifle!

Reloading hints for the novice and those considering reloading for High Power Rifle.

Stuck Case Removal – It’s gonna Happen, Get Used to It!

Remember that part where we talked about making sure your cases were clean and well lubricated, free of grit, and other debris?  Well if you forgot about it, or if you just plain old screwed up, or if the gods … Continue reading

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Relative Cost of Reloading – So Why Bother?

Well the first reason you reload is for an extension of the hobby.  If you’re a rifleman, you simply can’t seem to get to the range as often as you’d like so you spend your off hours cleaning your stuff … Continue reading

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That Bright Ring – Incipient Head Separation

We examined some old reloads in 7.62×51 NATO fired through an M-14 and found many with split necks as well as other general signs of the end of case life.  One of the biggest clues was the appearance of a … Continue reading

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Reading Your Spent Cases – Learning to Be Your Gun’s Best Friend

The last post we had on the Arts of the Fusilier talked about the need to clean your cases, and it mentioned making them nice and shiny with the appropriate shooting specific case polish.  You can do this strictly for … Continue reading

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