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? […]

mercury bullet

BAD IDEA: MERCURY BULLETS TESTED (VIDEO)

Can a mercury bullet actually be made to fire? Well it was done by one daring YouTuber. Check out what happens when you shoot a mercury bullet. Whether you call it mercury or quicksilver you know the normally liquid metal is highly toxic. So how would you make it solid to shoot it as a […]

steel case

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 […]

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 […]

double charge

RELOADERS BEWARE: DOUBLE CHARGE KABOOM (VIDEO)

A mistake at the reloading bench is easy to do. The lasting consequences of such a mistake might be life changing in a bad way. Witness what a double charge did to this pistol all caught on video. YouTuber Erkanator shared a video of an occasion that should never have happened. It did though and […]

.45-70

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 […]

9mm

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. […]

TIPS FROM THE CLASSIC WOODSMAN: LEAD CASTING BASICS 101

Ever think about casting your own lead bullets? Maybe you’re already a member of our growing ranks of DIY bullet makers. Here are my down and dirty tips for casting your own lead bullets. So you have been bit by the ever increasing cost of bullets. Well, while I can’t help you out much with […]

reloading

RELOADING AMMO WITH JERRY MICULEK (VIDEO)

Thinking about beginning to reload ammo? You are not alone as many shooters flock to this interesting hobby. The legendary Jerry Miculek has some pointers for the beginner reloader. Tired of not finding your caliber at your local store? How about not finding a certain load that groups well in a certain firearm? Well it […]

lead

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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