LEE Precision has recently announced a new progressive reloading press, and the venerable Load-Master has taken a step toward retirement.
Another batch of test rounds fired through my second Type 99 on a pleasant July evening at the range.
Seldom are any of the measurement tools used for reloading ammunition calibrated or inspected in any way...
The first cast bullets that I have run through the Palmetto State Armory Dagger - two different colors of powder coated bullets from my friend Josh at 243 Outdoors!
Early Summer range time at 100 yards with the Yugoslavian Mauser to evaluate the sights and use up a box of factory ammunition.
Trying out the M.24/47 Yugo on a warm Thursday evening.
WCChapin | Here You-Go…Should this one be Next? | Testing Brass Fit in an M.24/47 Yugoslavian Mouser
I grabbed this Yugo 24/47 on the way home from the last Military Rifle Shoot at the Hillsdale Rifle Club.
A bit of range time with the 1898 Krag on a gusty Spring evening, shooting both cast and jacketed bullets.
Rattling off some rounds from a recently purchased PSA Dagger.
Chronograph testing and evaluating a one grain powder charge increase of a cast lead 357 Max load.
Wet, stormy weather at the Hillsdale Rifle Club! We were able to slip the shooting in between passing lines of thunderstorms.
I'm planning to participate in my first two Handgun Silhouette events later this month if everything comes together.
WCChapin | A Little Bit of Left…A Little Bit of Down | First Shots from the Ruger M77 in 7x57mm Mauser
A quick look at the "sighting-in" shots - 25 Yards at Johnson's Mosquito Ranch.
Blunders from the range time at Johnson's Mosquito Ranch firing the first Fifty Rounds from the U.S. Model 1898 Springfield Krag-Jorgensen Rifle.
Range time at Johnson's Mosquito Ranch firing the first Fifty Rounds from the U.S. Model 1898 Springfield Krag-Jorgensen Rifle.
Introducing the WCC BoreCam Series - A look down the bore of various firearms in my collection.
WCChapin | A First Time for Everything | A Look at Loading the U.S. Model 1898 Springfield Krag-Jorgensen
My first time loading a Krag-Jorgensen rifle, and a quick demonstration of the magazine cutoff.
A quick look at the collage that I put together with items from the April 9, 2022 Military Rifle Shoot at the Hillsdale Rifle Club.
A look at the 1898 Krag stock and handguard before and after cleaning.
WCChapin | Range Report – Military Rifle Shoot | 200 Yard Bolt Action Iron Sight with the 03-A3 Target Rifle
A chilly day at the Hillsdale Rifle Club - 200 yards from sand bags with any iron-sight bolt action military rifle in a military chambering.
Trying out an adjusted OBT load suggested by Gordon's Reloading tool in preparation for a 200/300 yard shoot the next morning.
The first two groups from the Hart barreled 03-A3 - taken from 100 yards on a misty day with intermittent sleet.
Taking down the Krag for inspection and cleaning.
WCChapin | “Match” Rifle for the Lyman 311284? – A Brief Overview of a Recently Purchased 1898 Krag-Jorgensen
A recent gun show purchase - a U.S. Krag–Jørgensen Model 1898