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Dillon vs Lee vs Hornady

Dillon vs Lee vs Hornady

Dillon vs Lee vs Hornady What’s the Deal? Why bother? Some people like blue, others shades of red. Who cares? Often, when a new reloader asks ‘what progressive should I buy’, the dillonophiles charge in – “don’t think, just buy a Dillon.” “Dillon is the best.” “To sum up all Dillon equipment: If it’s blue,… read more

Crushed Cases

While there can be many reasons for a case to be crushed in the reloading process, there are primarily two. The first is that the bullet seating die is not set properly. If the crimp shoulder is set too deeply, the case is crimped before the bottom of the press stroke is achieved. Once the… read more

Cast Bullet Leading

Cast Bullet Leading A clue to what is causing the cast bullet leading is where the leading first begins to appear. If it appears near the chamber, chances are that bullet diameter or hardness are the cause. A diameter too small and/or too hard an alloy will allow high pressure gas to leak past the… read more

​How To Own A Class 3 Weapon

How To Own A Class 3 Weapon Owning a class 3 weapon (machine gun / silencer) is relatively simple. There are several rules and regulations that individuals must comply with. They are very simple and one should not be intimidated by paperwork. First let me address a few questions, before you ask them. You may… read more

Proper Powder Storage

Proper Powder Storage Some of us may leave powder in our hoppers when we are done loading for the day. Here are a number possible problems from leaving powder in the hopper. Powder attacking the plastic hopper and degrading the powder. Nitrocellulose powders are extruded thru use of a solvent, Acetone mainly, to soften it and… read more