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Category: Internal Ballistics
The parts are available to build inexpensive suppressors online, but when do solvent traps become a felony?
Roger Johnson explains how to paperpatch bullets.
Write to us with your ballistics and shooting questions. Dear Labby is here to help.
The fact that .38 Specials can be fired in a .357 Magnum chamber is well known. Why they are called .38s is a little more obscure.
A retirement gift becomes a labor of love.
Badger Ridge Industries comes through again, modernizing the breech plug system for the much-liked Ruger 77/50.
Bob Shell works his magic with Blackhorn 209 in some very surprising cartridges.
Jim Waddell loads one of his favorites, the .222 Remington.
Dangerous game rifles are powerful. They are also tremendously accurate if you take the time to learn the tricks to manage recoil. John Noak offers his insights into handling the heavy hitters.
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.