Tag Archives: reloading

Resizing Hulls


Dear Technoid, I like shooting 20 gauge, but I don’t like paying the price for AAs. As a result, I’ve taken to reloading my used compression formed AA hulls. Now I started collecting AA hulls fired exclusively out of my … Continue reading

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Fast Powders Vs Slow Powders


Dear Sir: I am trying to resolve the issue whether or not “slow” powders have less recoil than “fast” powders in shotgun shells. To illustrate the source of the difficulty I am including a few expert and non-expert quotes. Excerpts … Continue reading

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Velocity Loss Of Old Reloaded Hulls


Bruce Can you tell me when we reload how much do we loose in fps each time we crimp there must be a weakening of the crimp. Therefore affecting the “boiler” pressure, thus the speed of the shot.Have you ever … Continue reading

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Lee Load-All Vs Mec


Dear Technoid, I just bought a Lee Load-All reloader (came in the mail today) and I have read in the past two nights that you would spend the extra money on the MEC 600 Jr for the single stage reloader. … Continue reading

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Shotshell Reloading


Dear Technoid, When in doubt, go to the source. I recently purchased a new Hornady 366 Auto Reloader. Unfortunately, the literature accompanying it didn’t answer my questions. I hope you can help. The 366 came equipped with a 1 & … Continue reading

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Inconsistent Powder Drops


Bruce. I have recently purchased an MEC 600 Jr. I also got a Universal Charge Bar Model C/CS. This weekend I had the chance to use it for the first time. The round to round variation in powder weight is … Continue reading

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Reloading


Dear Technoid, I recently acquired some used reloading equipment from my father. In light of recent events and the subsequent runs on ammunition, and increases of all ammunition prices. I would like to be able to at least reload my … Continue reading

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Minimum Recoil


Bruce, I am reloading 20 gauge shells to reduce recoil for my son. What is the minimum safe velocity? Thanks, Torrey p.s. I am fairly new to the sport and your articles have been extremely helpful. THANKS! I also admire … Continue reading

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Reloading 2-1/2″


Bruce, I’m looking to probably purchase an older 12 gauge English made boxlock with 2 1/2 inch chambers. The specific gun I am looking at has been Nitro Proofed in England. I do not know if there is enough metal … Continue reading

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Reloading Powders


Hello. My name is Tom. I have a friend that just gave me a Texan FW shotgun shell reloader. My problem is that this is an older reloader from the 1970’s, and the charts for loads does not have any … Continue reading

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