John’s Hand Loading

Teslong NTG100 USB Borescope Review
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Teslong NTG100 USB Borescope Review

I try out and review the Teslong NTG100 USB Borescope for the first time. The first bore I look at is the 1943 Mosin Nagant M38 with a very nasty looking bore. You can never “un-see” once you have seen. You have been warned. John's Hand LoadingJohn has been shooting since he was a kid […]
Firing Mosin Nagant M38
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Firing Mosin Nagant M38

A 1943 Izhevsk Mosin Nagant M38 Carbine being fired. You can see the shockwave hit the camera. Obligatory fireball included. 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 […]
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Hollow Point Test Success

Successful test of the 200 grain (206) 45 auto, cup hollow point. Expansion to .724 inches at the largest part with an average width over .700 inches from starting diameter .452. I used the denim bullet trap behind one gallon of water. John's Hand LoadingJohn has been shooting since he was a kid and is […]
Jug Test Two
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Jug Test Two

Testing a 210 grain cup hollow point on water jugs. You can see from the holes that it really expanded. 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 […]
Denim Bullet Trap Test 2
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Denim Bullet Trap Test 2

Denim bullet trap test 2. Shooting two different, cast, lead, powder coated, hollow point bullets, into the trap, with good results. 45 auto hand loads shot from a 5 inch government model 1911. Bullet weights around 205-210 grains. Velocity around 800 fps. John's Hand LoadingJohn has been shooting since he was a kid and is […]
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Denim Bullet Trap Test 1

The first test of my new “Denim bullet trap” with cast lead, 230 grain round nose bullets. I manage to catch one bullet, though the others pass through. The idea is sound I just need to execute it better next time. Very interesting to see the 45 auto bullets pass through multiple layers of folded […]
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Jug Test One

My first jug test shooting 45 auto, 230 grain, round nose, cast lead, powder coated bullets, from a 5 inch barrel 1911. Average velocity for these loads is 762 fps over the chronograph but most are around 775 fps. John's Hand LoadingJohn has been shooting since he was a kid and is now a middle […]
Ruger Wrangler 600 Round Follow Up Review
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Ruger Wrangler 600 Round Follow Up Review

After more than 600 rounds I do a follow up review of the Ruger Wrangler single action revolver. I discuss the wear on the frame and cylinder, Ruger customer service and some things to know if you plan on buying one. The Wrangler is accurate and fun to shoot, worth every penny and highly recommended. […]
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Tisas 1911 Closer Look

A closer look at the fit and finish of the Tisas 1911. This model is called the ZIG PC 1911 and Duty SS45R. It has a forged stainless steel frame and slide and appears to be very well made and high quality. The fit and finish is excellent. This video examines the slide, frame and […]
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Tisas ZIG PC 1911 Duty SS45R Unboxing

Unboxing the Tisas ZIG PC 1911 Duty SS45R. A very high quality stainless steel 1911 in .45 auto. The fit and finish are excellent for such a ‘budget friendly’ pistol. The parts all appear to be well made and well fit in this ‘Series 70’ style 1911 with forged frame and slide. It has a […]
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Bluing 1911 Grip Safety

In this video I show the process I used to blue the 1911 grip safety after it had been fitted. I sanded most of the scratches and filing marks out of the metal prior to cleaning with denatured alcohol. In the end it looks good and works well. John's Hand LoadingJohn has been shooting since […]
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Basic Bullet Powder Coating

In this video I go over the basics of bullet powder coating, showing what you need and how to get started powder coating your own bullets. 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 […]
Using Lee Liquid Alox
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Using Lee Liquid Alox

In this video I use Lee Liquid Alox to tumble lube cast lead bullets. I show how it is done and what they look like before and after tumbling. 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 […]
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 […]