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Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

March 13, 2019
Handloaders may be overlooking a simple safety precaution. Chris Ward gloves up to tell us why.

“Cratered and Pierced Primers” in the .308 AR Family

February 28, 2019
Ron Colvin, along with his brother Daryl, are two of the most technically accomplished handloaders you could hope to meet. This look at primer cratering at relatively low pressures is a masterwork on the subject.

The Guru Confesses: I am a Blade Junkie.

January 30, 2019
The Guru Admits His Addiction.

The Guru Measures Groups

January 25, 2019
The Guru shows how to measure groups.

And Now for Something Completely Different! (Updated)

January 17, 2019
Kevin Newberry tests the 124 grain RMR bullet in his quest to find the perfect 9mm Para load. The data is surprising.

10 Home Security Tips

January 14, 2019
Chris Ward offers 10 Tips to make your home a safer place.

Following up on March 2017 Recall of Hunter Powder

January 8, 2019
This powder recall was originally issued in March of 2017. We believe that all of the canisters of this powder have been recovered, but have elected to run this reminder out of a surplus of caution. Please check any Hunter powder in your possession to confirm that it is not from Lot 489, bottled on 08/05/16. Please call us at 406-234-0422 if you believe that you have one of the affected bottles.

7.0 Handloading Guide Editing Mistake

December 4, 2018
Due to and editing mistake, data for the 45 Colt was printed without an appropriate powder designation. As a result, some loads listed under Accurate #5 in the 45 Colt will produce higher than published pressures. Do not use this data.

Case Prep by the Guru

November 30, 2018
The Shooting Guru looks at Case Prep and the tools that make it easy.

Maybe the #1 Contender!

November 16, 2018
Kevin Newberry tests a heavyweight 9mm Para load that offers a nearly perfect marriage of expansion and penetration.