TinMan

H335
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06:10

223 Remington | Hornady 62gr FMJ | Hodgdon H335

Hello everybody! I took the time to record my second attempt at some load development for my AR-15 from Palmetto State Armory. It's not looking good so far, and we still have a lot of work to do to get a good, accurate load. Please feel free to leave any comments or feedback here and let me know what I should try! My next attempt will be 77gr Sierra Match King bullets using Varget powder. Thank you for watching!!!
Eastwood’s Copper Vein Powder Coat
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05:41

Eastwood’s Copper Vein Powder Coat

Eastwood ran a deal for free shipping over Valentines Day so I decided to stock up on my reliable colors and try out a new one called Copper Vein. My results were very pleasant, and I have to give a shout out to Reloader762 for verifying after I bought it that it was a good powder for bullet coating. He made some great looking rifle bullets with this powder!
The James & Charlie Thang – Day 1
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07:44

The James & Charlie Thang – Day 1

This challenge, started by James Pollard & CharlieBrassStuffer, pushes us to fire off three shots at ten yards timed. The name of the game is to come up from the low ready position and fire three shots. Two shots placed on a lower target, the final shot being placed on the top target. This is […]
BulletFeeder
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28:30

Assembling the Ammomike83 3D Printed Bullet Feeder

This is the AmmoMike83 feeder combined with a few upgrades done by Backyard Inventor. I wanted to make this video in case anyone had any questions about the parts and how they work with each other. I cannot sell these or post a link here to the STL files, but I will answer any questions […]
100 Subscriber Giveaway Winner!
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100 Subscriber Giveaway Winner!

The day has finally come to pick the lucky winner of my 100 subscriber giveaway! Thank you to all who entered and thank you all for your comments, feedback, and friendship. I love this community and what we stand for! As I mentioned before, there was no particular prize for this contest. I decided to […]
fireformed
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05:27

Does fire-formed brass make a difference for accuracy?

Hey everyone! Have you ever wondered how much of a difference using fire formed brass will make for your reloads? I set out to find out just how much smaller our groups can get using once-fired brass in my Thompson Center Compass chambered in 5.56 NATO. Originally I intended to use a 75gr ELD bullet […]
Reloading .223 By A Beginner Part One
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08:02

Reloading .223 By A Beginner Part One

This is the first video in a series I created that documents my experiences with reloading rifle cartridges for the first time. I’ve loaded thousands of pistol rounds in my life, but never for rifle. The rifle I’m using throughout this series is a T/C Compass chambered in .223/5.56 NATO. My barrel length is 22 […]
bullets
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11:42

Understanding the Chemistry of Powder Coating

I stumbled across the article I mentioned in this video a while back. If anyone has had issues with not being able to get your powder coat to “stick” to your bullets, then this video may prove to be useful to you! One thing I neglected to mention in the video is to make sure […]
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07:09

223 Remington | Hornady 62gr FMJ | H335 Revisited

In this video I revisited some load development using H335 and a 62gr Hornady FMJ bullet. The load data I had originally used to determine my charge weights gave me very low velocities. I discovered that the data I had gathered was from sources that had used 24 and 26 inch barrels to test their […]
Discussing headspace and what it did for my rifle
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08:30

Discussing headspace and what it did for my rifle

I am by no means an expert on rifle reloading. So when I found that my primers were backing out of the primer pocket, I scratched my head for quite a while until some tips from a few good friends here on TRN led me to investigate a headspace issue. I purchased the Hornady headspace […]
Testing the Bear Creek Arsenal 223 Wylde Heavy Barrel
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06:01

Testing the Bear Creek Arsenal 223 Wylde Heavy Barrel

What kind of accuracy and performance can we expect from a $50 AR15 barrel? In today’s video, we revisit a possible accuracy node to see just how well a budget barrel can shoot. I must say, I am EXTREMELY impressed with this BCA barrel and couldn’t be happier with how well it performed. And at […]
Apache firearm cases from Harbor Freight
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06:56

Apache firearm cases from Harbor Freight

I stumbled across a couple of videos from some people like Tactical Swede mentioning these cases so I decided to go and pick one up. I believe these are a great option for someone wanting to bring numerous firearms to the range that doesn’t want to carry separate cases for each firearm. The build quality […]
Gathering data on velocity using True Blue powder
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05:23

Gathering data on velocity using True Blue powder

I was finally able to get to the range and gather some velocity data using Ramshot True Blue by Western Powders. The two bullets used were the Lee 356-124-2R and the NOE HTC-358-133-RN. The lighter Lee bullets seemed to prefer a lighter charge while the heavier bullet from NOE preferred a higher charge. This goes […]
Reloading .223 By A Beginner Part Four – Results!
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05:51

Reloading .223 By A Beginner Part Four – Results!

In this video we discuss my group results from my load workups from 25.0 grains of Varget up to 26.6 grains. I wasn’t able to get any footage at the range because there was a large crowd that day. I also wasn’t aware that the chronograph I got didn’t save each individual shot for review. […]