John’s Hand Loading

NEF Handi Rifle Disassembly and Cleaning
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NEF Handi Rifle Disassembly and Cleaning

In this video I disassemble and clean the NEF Handi Rifle. I show how to remove the ejector and how to remove the stock. The barrel and receiver are cleaned and oiled and the bore is cleaned. John's Hand LoadingJohn has been shooting since he was a kid and is now a middle aged man. […]
NEF Handi Rifle  223 Remington Survivor
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NEF Handi Rifle 223 Remington Survivor

This is quick overview of a New England Firearms Handi Rifle in .223 Remington in a “Survivor” stock. A short look at the rifle, just moments after it was welcomed into my home. I will make a follow up video showing disassembly and cleaning. John's Hand LoadingJohn has been shooting since he was a kid […]
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Uberti Remington New Model Army

In this video I unbox the Uberti Remington New Model Army in .44 Caliber, from Taylor’s and Company. I show the packaging, the brand new, oil soaked revolver, then what it looks like after a quick cleaning and wipe down. It appears to be very well made. This model is all steel and has a […]
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Using the Lee Value Turret Press

In this video I show how I use the Lee Value Turret Press to make .45 Auto cartridges. I show how to remove and install a turret and how to lube the ball bearing and turret with oil. The Lee Value Turret Press is a less expensive 4 hole turret press that is generally used […]
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Smokeless and Black Pistol Powder Comparison

In this video I compare smokeless pistol powder (CFE pistol) to Black powder pistol powder (Swiss 3Fg). I show the granules up close, discuss characteristics and differences, then show how a small pile of each (.5 cc) reacts to the flame from a match. This is not a scientific discussion, this is for education and […]
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Ruger Wrangler First Impression

A quick overview of the Ruger Wrangler, .22LR, single action, revolver. A good plinking gun that I really like. I show what the Cerakote looks like after my first range trip and cleaning (66 or 72 rounds fired from brand new) and the wear on the coating is a bit disappointing. Overall I really like […]
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John’s Hand Loading Channel Update 2020

A quick “Thank You” to everyone for their support and kindness and an update. I will continue making videos, but have been very busy with personal things. I can’t wait to finish some of the videos I have planned. John's Hand LoadingJohn has been shooting since he was a kid and is now a middle […]
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Cast Bullet Inspection and Culling

How I inspect my cast handgun bullets for imperfections, correct fill out and clean lines. A look at what good bullets looks like compared to imperfect bullets that should be culled. John's Hand LoadingJohn has been shooting since he was a kid and is now a middle aged man. He likes shooting rifles and handguns, […]
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Using the Lee Universal Neck Expanding Die

A video showing how I set up and use the Lee Universal Neck Expanding die. The die is used for flaring cases so they can easily accept lead cast bullets and gas checked bullets without damaging the powder coating or shaving the lead from the bullets. John's Hand LoadingJohn has been shooting since he was […]
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7.62 X 54R Cast Bullet Load Development Part 2

Part 2 of my load development series for the Russian M44 scout rifle. Showing the components I will be using and a discussion on developing safe hand loads and using reputable sources of data. John's Hand LoadingJohn has been shooting since he was a kid and is now a middle aged man. He likes shooting […]
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Casting Bullets

A quick video showing a bullet casting session from start to finish. John's Hand LoadingJohn has been shooting since he was a kid and is now a middle aged man. He likes shooting rifles and handguns, reloading, bullet casting and the outdoors. He believes in God, freedom and a good sense of humor.
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Mosin Nagant M44 Scout Sight Installation

Removing the rear sight and installing a scout mount sight base to the Russian M44. Detailed removal and installation. Mounting a red/green dot optic to the base. John's Hand LoadingJohn has been shooting since he was a kid and is now a middle aged man. He likes shooting rifles and handguns, reloading, bullet casting and […]
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Russian Mosin Nagant M44 Overview

Overview of a 1946 Russian Mosin Nagant M44 Carbine. A look at some interesting stock markings and discussion of future video ideas for this rifle. John's Hand LoadingJohn has been shooting since he was a kid and is now a middle aged man. He likes shooting rifles and handguns, reloading, bullet casting and the outdoors. […]
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Charging the Case and Seating the Bullet

Charging the case and seating the bullet in a .308 Winchester cartridge. Using a Lee perfect powder measure and bullet seating die. Finishing the .308 Winchester cartridges started in the Lyman prep tool video. John's Hand LoadingJohn has been shooting since he was a kid and is now a middle aged man. He likes shooting […]
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Lyman Brass Smith Adjustable Powder Trickler

Reviewing the excellent Lyman Brass Smith Adjustable Powder Trickler. How it is assembled and how it works. John's Hand LoadingJohn has been shooting since he was a kid and is now a middle aged man. He likes shooting rifles and handguns, reloading, bullet casting and the outdoors. He believes in God, freedom and a good […]
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Using the Lee Safety Powder Scale

Using the Lee Safety Powder Scale. Leveling, zeroing, setting and reading the scale. How to use the accurate, affordable, Lee safety powder scale. John's Hand LoadingJohn has been shooting since he was a kid and is now a middle aged man. He likes shooting rifles and handguns, reloading, bullet casting and the outdoors. He believes […]
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Using the Lee Ram Prime

Using the Lee Ram Prime to prime 308 Winchester cases, explaining how to set it up and use it. John's Hand LoadingJohn has been shooting since he was a kid and is now a middle aged man. He likes shooting rifles and handguns, reloading, bullet casting and the outdoors. He believes in God, freedom and […]