John’s Hand Loading

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Using the Lee Universal Neck Expanding Die

A video showing how I set up and use the Lee Universal Neck Expanding die. The die is used for flaring cases so they can easily accept lead cast bullets and gas checked bullets without damaging the powder coating or shaving the lead from the bullets. John's Hand LoadingJohn has been shooting since he was […]
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7.62 X 54R Cast Bullet Load Development Part 2

Part 2 of my load development series for the Russian M44 scout rifle. Showing the components I will be using and a discussion on developing safe hand loads and using reputable sources of data. John's Hand LoadingJohn has been shooting since he was a kid and is now a middle aged man. He likes shooting […]
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Casting Bullets

A quick video showing a bullet casting session from start to finish. John's Hand LoadingJohn has been shooting since he was a kid and is now a middle aged man. He likes shooting rifles and handguns, reloading, bullet casting and the outdoors. He believes in God, freedom and a good sense of humor.
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Mosin Nagant M44 Scout Sight Installation

Removing the rear sight and installing a scout mount sight base to the Russian M44. Detailed removal and installation. Mounting a red/green dot optic to the base. John's Hand LoadingJohn has been shooting since he was a kid and is now a middle aged man. He likes shooting rifles and handguns, reloading, bullet casting and […]
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Russian Mosin Nagant M44 Overview

Overview of a 1946 Russian Mosin Nagant M44 Carbine. A look at some interesting stock markings and discussion of future video ideas for this rifle. John's Hand LoadingJohn has been shooting since he was a kid and is now a middle aged man. He likes shooting rifles and handguns, reloading, bullet casting and the outdoors. […]
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Charging the Case and Seating the Bullet

Charging the case and seating the bullet in a .308 Winchester cartridge. Using a Lee perfect powder measure and bullet seating die. Finishing the .308 Winchester cartridges started in the Lyman prep tool video. John's Hand LoadingJohn has been shooting since he was a kid and is now a middle aged man. He likes shooting […]
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Lyman Brass Smith Adjustable Powder Trickler

Reviewing the excellent Lyman Brass Smith Adjustable Powder Trickler. How it is assembled and how it works. John's Hand LoadingJohn has been shooting since he was a kid and is now a middle aged man. He likes shooting rifles and handguns, reloading, bullet casting and the outdoors. He believes in God, freedom and a good […]
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Using the Lee Safety Powder Scale

Using the Lee Safety Powder Scale. Leveling, zeroing, setting and reading the scale. How to use the accurate, affordable, Lee safety powder scale. John's Hand LoadingJohn has been shooting since he was a kid and is now a middle aged man. He likes shooting rifles and handguns, reloading, bullet casting and the outdoors. He believes […]
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Using the Lee Ram Prime

Using the Lee Ram Prime to prime 308 Winchester cases, explaining how to set it up and use it. John's Hand LoadingJohn has been shooting since he was a kid and is now a middle aged man. He likes shooting rifles and handguns, reloading, bullet casting and the outdoors. He believes in God, freedom and […]
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Measuring case trim length.

A quick video showing how to measure case length prior to re-using brass. John's Hand LoadingJohn has been shooting since he was a kid and is now a middle aged man. He likes shooting rifles and handguns, reloading, bullet casting and the outdoors. He believes in God, freedom and a good sense of humor.
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Using the Lee Collet Neck Sizing Die

Using the Lee Collet Neck Sizing Die to size 308 Winchester brass. I show how to set up and use this die. This is the next step in reloading 308 Winchester rifle cartridges. John's Hand LoadingJohn has been shooting since he was a kid and is now a middle aged man. He likes shooting rifles […]
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Using the Lyman Case Prep Multi Tool

Using the Lyman case prep multi tool to chamfer and de-burr cases. A nice tool for several case prep jobs. It has small and large primer pocket cleaning tools, small and large primer crimp removal tools and chamfer and de-burr tools. The parts store in the handle. John's Hand LoadingJohn has been shooting since he […]
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Humorous Wood Crack Stock Fix

Humorous wood crack stock fix, a blooper from my Remington Model 29 series. I hope you enjoy it. Slightly embarrassing how goofy it is. John's Hand LoadingJohn has been shooting since he was a kid and is now a middle aged man. He likes shooting rifles and handguns, reloading, bullet casting and the outdoors. He […]
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Glow On Gun Sight Glow Paint Application

Applying Glow-On glow paint on gun sights and seeing how they come out. The results are really good. Follow the instructions and apply carefully for glow in the dark sights that don’t break the bank. John's Hand LoadingJohn has been shooting since he was a kid and is now a middle aged man. He likes […]
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Bullet Powder Coating From Start To Finish

How I powder coat rifle bullets, from start to finish. Powder coat, water quench and gas check. John's Hand LoadingJohn has been shooting since he was a kid and is now a middle aged man. He likes shooting rifles and handguns, reloading, bullet casting and the outdoors. He believes in God, freedom and a good […]
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TreeTopFlier Powder Measure Stand Review

A quick video review of the powder measure stand I purchased, hand made by TreeTopFlier. Excellent craftsmanship, worth every penny. John's Hand LoadingJohn has been shooting since he was a kid and is now a middle aged man. He likes shooting rifles and handguns, reloading, bullet casting and the outdoors. He believes in God, freedom […]
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Remington Model 29 Shotgun Project Completed

The Remington Model 29 Shotgun Project is completed now. A review of the results and a look at how it came out. Thanks for following along and watching my progress. John's Hand LoadingJohn has been shooting since he was a kid and is now a middle aged man. He likes shooting rifles and handguns, reloading, […]
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Our Stewardship

Today I would like to make us all think about a few things that are important to me. In life, we don’t really get to “keep” anything. We are here for a while and then we are gone. If we don’t intentionally invest time and effort into passing along the things we know and believe […]
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Remington Model 29 Shotgun Project Stock Prep

The next steps (part 2) in the Remington Model 29 shotgun project. Disassembly and preparing the stock for refinishing. Using lemon oil on the stock to show how it cleans and enhances the wood for stocks that may not need to be refinished. Sanding and cleaning the stock prior to adding finish. John's Hand LoadingJohn […]