Should I Buy a Single-Stage Press, or a Progressive?
A question frequently asked by prospective handloaders: “Should I buy a single-stage press, or a progressive?”
The Best .22 Caliber Pistols for NRA Bullseye
Bullseye pistol favors accuracy and precision rather than pure speed.
Progressive Press Features and Advantages
Last week, we addressed single-stage vs. progressive presses for the beginning handloader, and made the experience-based case that beginners would be better served by starting on a single-stage press.
Accurizing a Revolver
A revolver's simple appearance can be deceiving, as David outlines in this article about preparing a "wheel gun" for match grade performance.
How to Build Your Own Custom Case Lube Tray
The U.S. AMU method for quickly applying sizing lube to cartridge cases.
Handloading: Minimizing Runout with Standard Seating Dies
Having sized, primed and charged our brass, the next step is bullet seating. Many approaches are possible; one that works well follows. When setting up a standard seating die, insert a sized, trimmed case into the shellholder and fully raise the press ram. Next, back the seating stem out and screw the die down until the internal crimping shoulder touches the case mouth.
Handloading Safety: Extrapolating Beyond Your Data, Part 1
Focus on not inadvertently exceeding the boundaries of known, safe data.
Handloading Safety: Extrapolating Beyond Your Data, Part 2
In Part 1, we measured the pre-firing bearing surface length. When the bullet is thrust forward upon ignition, it is pressure-swaged to fit the bore.
New From Accuracy X: Multi Sight System for the 1911
Attention 1911 lovers! Tired of having to re-zero your 1911 when changing sights? With the new Multi Sight system from Accuracy X, you can do it all—with just one 1911.
Economy, Handloading, and Training Value: Part 1
Handloading offers great economy and accuracy. See how to get the best bang for your buck.