IMR 4198 in a .308 Winchester Bolt Gun

Hello to The Reloaders Network! BigE here! I thought I would try something different in my 308 target rifle. It started as a Savage 11VT that was found to be a little unsafe with the original barrel (short throat with rifling at 0.307″ would pop primers on factory loads occasionally and was almost always a […]

Light For Caliber Projectiles

Before Christmas my wife went into Academy to buy me a couple boxes of bullets as stocking stuffers, she is an encourager of my endeavors. She knew I load and shoot 9mm, and knew I had trays of Hornady bullets over my bench, but not what weights. The retail droid at Academy pointed her to […]
1892 Winchester lever action, 32-20 ballistic test
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1892 Winchester lever action, 32-20 ballistic test

1892 Winchester doing a ballistic test with a variety of bullets including factory loads, hard cast, jacketed and plated bullets. Hornady XTP jacketed hollow point 100 grain bullet retained 80 grains after penetrating 9 inches. Leverguns 50-110 WCFMost of our videos are about lever action rifles and other cowboy guns, including carbine and shotguns, sixguns, […]
Shooting the M1903 and the Mauser K98k
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Shooting the M1903 and the Mauser K98k

Just shooting two of my favorite bolt action military surplus rifles. The M1903 Springfield manufactured by Rock Island Arsenal and the Mauser K98k ( s/243 mfg 1937) refurbished by Yugoslavia. I was shooting Greek HXP in 30-06 and some different 8mm Mauser ammo that I had. The 8mm Mauser handloads were Hornady 8mm (323) 150gr. […]
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223 Rem; Ramshot TAC and Hornady 68g BTHP Match

Looks like it’s time for another post.  Today’s topic is the Hornady 68g BTHP Match Bullet loaded with Ramshot TAC.  This powder has been on my radar for some time, but I have never seen it locally.  Recently I ordered a rather large powder order (12lbs) from Graf’s and made sure to include it.  My […]
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Does fire-formed brass make a difference for accuracy?

Hey everyone! Have you ever wondered how much of a difference using fire formed brass will make for your reloads? I set out to find out just how much smaller our groups can get using once-fired brass in my Thompson Center Compass chambered in 5.56 NATO. Originally I intended to use a 75gr ELD bullet […]