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Category: Handgun Reloading Tips
Following up on Shea's Survival Arsenal, Bart looks at Suppressed, Downloaded, and Combat loads for the .38 Special, .308 Winchester, .223 Remington and the 12 Gauge shotgun.
Write to us with your ballistics and shooting questions. Dear Labby is here to help.
Jeremy Brown had an accidental double charge. It left an impression on him and his Smith and Wesson 329 as well.
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.
The .30 Herrett was one of the great wildcats of the 70s and 80s. It is still a terrific cartridge.
Writer Charles Schwartz explains Quantitative Ammunition Selection and how it can help you make better ammunition choices.
Anyone who hates snakes as much as I do will tell you that those CCI shot loads for pistols are useful items.
One of the major goals has been to come up with something that is a significant boost in performance over the 5.56, but requires the least amount of proprietary hardware to make it work. Enter the .277 Wolverine.
The Meet the big-bore Hornet: the.270 R.E.N.