If you would like to submit a story related to shooting, hunting, or handloading, we would like to read it. Please submit your story here. If it is accepted, your story will be printed on our site, with your name in the by-line.
- Book reviews
- Combat Shooting
- Competitve Shooting
- Dear Labby – Q&A's from our Lab
- Gun Cleaning
- Gun History
- Handgun Reloading Tips
- Handloading Tips
- Hunting Stories
- Internal Ballistics
- Letter to the Editor
- New Reloading Data
- Outdoor Humor
- Police Weapons
- Rifle Reloading Tips
- Shooting Stories
- Shotguns & Shotgun Shooting
- Technical Shooting
- Trophies and great groups
Scott Elliot with Arizona Schuetzenverein introduces us to the purest form of target shooting.
We publish our maximum loads with both their velocity and pressure. If you are getting the same velocity as our test loads you also have the same pressure (given a similar barrel length). Higher velocity equals more pressure. The two references go hand-in-hand. If you want to know more about the pressure of your pet load, buy a chronograph. They are a must for serious handloaders.
If you shoot a lot, this little trimmer is worth its weight in gold.
The Varmint Terminator, Will Scherer explains how he became a fan of the .20 Practical and how he made it work.
The .30 Herrett was one of the great wildcats of the 70s and 80s. It is still a terrific cartridge.
A Blackhorn 209 Expert looks at Barrel Length and Velocity.
It is ironic that a successful firearms designer, much-maligned general of the Union Army and first president of the National Rifle Association should be remembered not for his place in history, but for his facial hair. Ambrose Burnside, because of his bushy oddly-manicured beard, left an indelible impression on the American public by adding the term “Sideburns” to the English lexicon.
Our Readers are encouraged to share their input and opinions regarding stories that appear in this magazine. Since we like our readers to also be writers, sometimes their views and ideas may differ from ours here at Western Powders. We encourage freedom of thought here. Please read, consider and respond.
Name all of the cartridges, including wildcats that are based on these parent cases. The winner gets a complete custom cleaning kit for the firearm of their choosing from our Montana X-Treme line of cleaning products.
Chances are that all you will need to do is lube a .30-06 case and resize it in the full-length sizer die, trim and then chamfer in order to have a supply of good quality, reasonably inexpensive brass for that old Mauser.