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Is Reloading 223 Worth It?

Filed in Ammo, Articles, Shooting by on July 3, 2011 0 Comments • views: 1635
Is Reloading 223 Worth It?

The answer is: Yes. When you are reloading you can produce top quality ammo for less than the cost of the cheapest off-the-shelf ammo. But only barely cheaper. A quick check of this writing reveals that I can get Wolf polymer-coated steel cased 223 55bg ammo for about $260 per thousand plus shipping. that’s about […]

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Aimshot Laser Boresight

Filed in Articles, Shooting, Uncategorized by on June 29, 2011 0 Comments • views: 718
Aimshot Laser Boresight

It was my first session at the rifle range with my new (to me) JLD PTR-91 (a high-quality copy of the German Heckler & Koch HK-91). Elevation-wise I was right on the mark. Windage-wise, I was shooting WAY to the left. Adjusting the rear site al the way to the stop only brought me within […]

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Bullet Weight vs Barrel Twist

Filed in Articles, Bullets, Shooting by on June 15, 2011 7 Comments • views: 20300
Bullet Weight vs Barrel Twist

Rifling is a series of helical grooves cut into the barrel of a gun. It imparts a spin on the bullet, stabilizing it and making the gun more accurate. Long, long ago, back in the days of muskets, barrels were smooth. Due to the high cost and great difficulty of precision manufacturing, and the need […]

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