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IMR Target Smokeless Powder

Reloading: IMR Target

by J. Scott Rupp 0

J. Scott Rupp tests the IMR Target powder.


Reloading: How Much Does New Brass Versus Fired Brass Matter?

by Patrick Sweeney 0

How does mixing new and used brass affect consistency at the firing range?


Recoil Comparison: Pistol Competition Cartridges

by Brad Miller, Ph.D. 12

What is the difference in recoil between various pistol cartridges commonly used in shooting competitions? Clearly, some loads recoil more than… more »


Squeeze Play: How to Properly Crimp Ammunition

by Patrick Sweeney 6

Listening to reloading talk at the gun club, you’d think that crimp is part voodoo, part rocket science. How much,… more »

Hornady ammo plant reloader and accessories

Hornady Plans Auction to Benefit HAVA

by J. Scott Rupp 0

Hornady Manufacturing is offering an opportunity to bid on the second of only two unique Zombie Max™ Ammo Plants in… more »


To Cast a Good Bullet

by Bart Skelton 1

I don’t have a distinct recollection of the first time I reloaded a cartridge – it’s been a long time… more »


Is This Brass Safe?

by Scott E. Mayer 5

Q:  Recently at the range, I was picking up .45 ACP cases after a heavy rain. I noticed that the… more »

The author's favorite guns for the .44 Magnum are Smith & Wesson Model 29s of various vintages. However, he doesn't feed them the heavyweights, only loads up to 240s at 1,300 fps max. Hotter loads go into Rugers.

Reloading the .44 Magnum

by Patrick Sweeney 3

On the scene for nearly 50 years, it’s the most versatile revolver round of them all.   We all know… more »

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