RIFLE CARTRIDGES ARE BORN AT SELLIER & BELLOT

RIFLE CARTRIDGES ARE BORN AT SELLIER & BELLOT

Ever wonder how rifle ammunition is factory produced? Well Vickers Tactical got the behind closed doors look. Check out how Sellier & Bellot makes rifle ammunition. From start to finish making rifle ammunition from raw materials takes a lot of steps. Wouldn’t it be interesting to see how it’s done on a large commercial scale? […]

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WONDER NINE: CLOSER LOOK AT THE 9MM LUGER CARTRIDGE

WONDER NINE: CLOSER LOOK AT THE 9MM LUGER CARTRIDGE

Loved and hated the 9mm Luger cartridge continues to flourish.  During it’s long history it has certainly improved in performance. Lets take a closer look at what the 9mm Luger cartridge is all about. In the world of handgun cartridges the 9mm Luger (or Parabellum) cartridge has had a rough life in the popularity department. […]

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WHAT WILL RIFLE BULLETS LOADED BACKWARDS DO?

WHAT WILL RIFLE BULLETS LOADED BACKWARDS DO?

What happens if rifle bullets are loaded backwards?  When the tail end of a rifle bullet is the front interesting things happen. The Ammo Channel tries out backwards loaded rifle bullets to see what happens. When some intrepid hunters or soldiers wanted soft point style expanding bullets in times past they pulled out projectiles and […]

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RELOADING .45/70 CARTRIDGES OUT IN THE WILDS

RELOADING .45/70 CARTRIDGES OUT IN THE WILDS

When your .45/70 is out of ammo in the wilds now what? Well you reload them that’s what. Check out what reloading .45/70 cartridges in the woods is all about. There comes a time when we run out of ammo. All we are left with is a pile of casings out in the woods. Never […]

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RELOADING STEEL CASED RIFLE AMMUNITION

RELOADING STEEL CASED RIFLE AMMUNITION

Imported steel cased berdan primed ammunition is non-reloadable right? Actually with extra work involved it can be made reloadable. Check out how steel cased rifle ammunition can be made reloadable with these steps. Face it most of us would probably not bother reloading steel cased ammunition if given a choice. It’s cheap enough to buy […]

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HOW TO RECLAIM GUN RANGE LEAD (VIDEO)

HOW TO RECLAIM GUN RANGE LEAD (VIDEO)

Free bullets are left in the gun range backstop. How do you turn these raw expended projectiles into new ones? Check out how one shooter reclaims gun range lead by the bucket full. For handloaders lead is a precious metal. Without lead our handloading would be much more expensive that it really needs to be. […]

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600 GRAIN BULLETS FROM A .45-70 RIFLE? YOU BET

600 GRAIN BULLETS FROM A .45-70 RIFLE? YOU BET

Do you love the iconic .45-70 Government caliber? Ever launch a 600 grain projectile through one? Check out what a 600 grain .45-70 load is all about. Sometimes you just need to launch the heaviest bullet possible. It might be to shoot through barriers, a herd of bison or an attacking garbage truck. A handloaded […]

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SETTING OFF PRIMERS IN SLOW MOTION

SETTING OFF PRIMERS IN SLOW MOTION

Just how much power does a primer actually have? Slow motion footage can bring the real power to light. Check out in slow motion these primers being detonated and the power they contain. I once heard a story of a guy working at an ammunition company way back when. He was carrying a metal bucket […]

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How Many Cartridges Were Born From The .30/06? Check This Out

How Many Cartridges Were Born From The .30/06? Check This Out

The .30-06 Springfield cartridge is the father of many. In the year 1906, the U.S. Army adopted the .30-caliber cartridge, which would later be called the .30-06 Springfield. Unable to ignore how common the cartridge had become, as it was popular among both military personnel and big-game hunters, the tinkerers out there started taking notice. What […]

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