Richard Craver

Thoughts, Musings And The Occasional Rant

Archive for the 'Reloading' Category

How I Develop Loads For A Bullet With No Published Load Data

We should always use published load data when reloading ammunition, that is a standard safety practice. But what about when there is no published load data?

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Back In The Saddle

Finally! It’s been a long summer, it’s been stinking hot, and finally the earth has tilted on it’s axis and fall (Or autumn if you prefer) is upon us!

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My Alter Ego

This little blog is filled with some of the stuff that rolls around in my head, that occasionally comes out my finger tips. A hobby, an observation and sometimes a rant. One of my hobbies is reloading ammunition, it’s a mostly relaxing activity whether picking up spent brass at the range, cleaning and prepping brass […]

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The Not So Fun Part Of Reloading

On my last few range visits someone previous had converted a whole bunch of dollar bills into decibels. There was .223 brass strewn all about. Being the range squirrel I am, I made myself busy picking up brass until my knees screamed ‘Uncle’.

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Russian Collusion

A cheapskate shooter colludes with the Russians to build an intermediate caliber rifle.

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Well, They Were Cheap…

Close only counts when playing horseshoes or lobbing hand grenades.

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More .223 Play

223 Load Development Continues

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… You May Be A Reloader

If you’ve ever dried brass in the kitchen oven…you may be a reloader.

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First .223 Loads Fired

The lower charge weight loads grouped very nicely for a low budget carbine.

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Reloadis Newbieous In Habitat

So I shot the 100 rounds I brought, then set about foraging for reloadable range brass. I went range squirrel!

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