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Getting Started Reloading .223 Rifle: Case Length

Filed in Ammo, Case Prep, Case Trimming, Reloading .223 Rifle Ammo by on April 9, 2014 2 Comments • views: 754
Getting Started Reloading .223 Rifle: Case Length

If you have meed reloading pistol calibers for a while and are about to start reloading .223 rifle ammunition then this article is for you. It is one in a series of articles on this topic. When you fire a cartridge, the case expands radially outward against the chamber of your rifle. On of the […]

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Getting Started Reloading .223 Rifle: Crimped Primer Pockets

Filed in Articles, Case Prep, Reloading .223 Rifle Ammo by on April 3, 2014 0 Comments • views: 1727
Getting Started Reloading .223 Rifle: Crimped Primer Pockets

If you have meed reloading pistol calibers for a while and are about to start reloading .223 rifle ammunition then this article is for you. It is one in a series of articles on this topic. My personal story: I reloaded 45 ACP for many years and had never heard of crimped primer pockets.  When […]

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Definitive Guide to Case Cleaning and Polishing

Filed in Articles, Case Cleaning, Case Prep by on March 26, 2012 7 Comments • views: 9472
Definitive Guide to Case Cleaning and Polishing

Should you go with an inexpensive vibrating case tumbler or spend the money for a wet tumbler and stainless steel media?  What about ultrasonic? Walnut or corn cob?  In this article we do a side-by-side comparison of the most popular methods and equipment for case cleaning and polishing: Vibrating tumbler & corn cob media Vibrating […]

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Crimped Primer Pockets

Filed in Articles, Case Prep by on June 26, 2011 0 Comments • views: 1875
Crimped Primer Pockets

If you are new to reloading 223, 308 or other calibers using my the military then you need to know about crimped primer pockets. My personal story: I reloaded 45 ACP for many years and had never heard of crimped primer pockets.  When I started reloading 223 I thought I already knew what I needed […]

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The Best Case Polishing Media

Filed in Articles, Case Prep by on June 14, 2011 1 Comment • views: 837
The Best Case Polishing Media

I have found the best media for your  polisher. First a word about case polishing: It’s not necessary but there is something about having bright shiny cases that is almost seductive. The vibratory polishers are inexpensive.  In my opinion just about all the brands are of equal quality, with the only real difference seeming to […]

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