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 […]

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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)

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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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 […]

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DOOMSDAY KNOW-HOW: THE CUT SHOTSHELL (VIDEO)

In times of need we may take more chances than we normally would. The cut shotgun shell is certainly one of those field improvised loads. Here is a cautionary look at what the cut shotgun shell “slug” is all about. In the times of old shotgun slugs might not have been affordable or even attainable […]

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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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HODGDON VP SPEAKS OUT ABOUT SELLING GOEX BLACK POWDER CO.

GOEX black powder is on the way out. Hodgdon is ready to sell the GOEX company. This is what Hodgdon Vice President of Sales & Marketing Aaron Oelger has to say. Hodgdon Powder Company has owned the GOEX Black Powder Company for 12 years. Aaron Oelger, who is the Vice President of Sales & Marketing […]

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DOOMSDAY DIY: RELOADING .22 LR. CARTRIDGES WITHOUT A KIT (VIDEO)

Can you reload .22 rimfire ammo without a special kit? Well YouTuber JR M decided to take on the challenge. Witness what it will take to reload .22 long rifle ammunition during the end times. Well a time may come when you want to fire your rimfire rifle or pistol and find you are all […]