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By Jerry Sinkovec We move through it, we shoot through it and we breathe it. It’s air. But it’s something most shooters never think about when they are competing in a sporting clays competition or even in practice. It is something we should consider when shooting above 3,000 feet. At 3,000 feet the air density […]
Will Sherer walks us through making one of the greatest small caliber wildcats, the accurate and easy shooting .20 VarTarg.
Jim Waddell loads one of his favorites, the .222 Remington.
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.
Custom tight-necked chambers can cause unexpected pressures Learn the cues and how-to's to avoid this potential problem.
Why does a bullet raise up? When you plug in your bullet into a computer it’s always high for a while and then low. My friend says that its spin makes it roll up above where you aim in the first fifty yards and then it drops back down. Is that right?
Knowing the twist rate of your rifle helps with bullet selection and maximizes accuracy. Finding the rate involves a few simple tools common to all shooting benches and a couple of minutes. It’s time well spent. This is one of the few times that it is acceptable to use a cleaning rod from the muzzle […]