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Good-Bad Bullets

Casting Bullets – What You Need & How – Part 2

This is the second and final part of a series based on casting your own bullet projectiles for reloading. The first portion indicated what’s necessary to have on hand to get started. Please note, casting projectiles can be dangerous due to fume exposure via lead and also heat (burns, fires, etc if not done properly).…

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3 Common Reloading Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

3 Common Reloading Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

It would seem that individuals who spend a lot of time around firearms would take to reloading ammunition like ducks take to water. And it's not as though the shooters described below don't know how to reload ammunition. Rather, they've picked up some bad habits as they do so. The results aren't just sloppy, as…

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Casting Bullets

Casting Bullets – What You Need & How – Part 1

Similar to the reloading guide, this is the first part in a two-part series concerning casting your own bullet projectiles. Casting your own gives you unfettered customization access, hones a skill that not many people have and can also save you a LOT of money. On top of the aforementioned benefits, it can also allow…

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The Slowest Load: Reloading a Revolver with Loose Rounds

The Slowest Load: Reloading a Revolver with Loose Rounds

When it comes to revolver shooting there are a few ways to accomplish the reload, unlike its semiauto counterpart which basically has to be loaded with an already loaded magazine. With the revolver there are moon clips, speedloaders, speed strips, 2x2x2 pouches, et al. You can also just load loose rounds. While probably not the…

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Revolver Reloads: Using Speed Strips

Revolver Reloads: Using Speed Strips

An obvious and undeniable limitation of the revolver, particularly the small-frame revolver, is limited ammunition capacity. The second and related limitation is the fact that it is an extremely slow gun to reload. Yes, I know, Jerry Miculek can reload a revolver quickly, but I remind the reader that even he, the modern master of…

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