Selecting the Best Shotshell Hulls for Reloading

Selecting the Best Shotshell Hulls for Reloading In my last article, we discussed the popular misconception that brass height is somehow an indication of hull strength.  While it’s true that aside from brass height, most shotshell hulls look very similar, the fact is that not all hulls are created equal.  In this article, we’re going […]

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 […]

Ending the High-Brass, Low-Brass Shotshell Strength Debate

Ending the High-Brass, Low-Brass Shotshell Strength Debate In this article we’re going to address what continues to be a very controversial topic among shotshell reloaders; the high-brass/low-brass strength debate.  For those that don’t reload shotshells or are just new to the practice, the argument I’m referring to is that high-brass hulls are somehow stronger, or […]

Building the PID Temperature Controller from Johnny’s Reloading Bench and Installing the PID Thermocouple in my Lee Pro 4-20

Following are two videos that I have recorded and previously posted on YouTube concerning the PID Temperature Controller I use with my Lee 4-20 casting pot.  I based my PID design on the excellent instructions provided by Johnny's Reloading Bench.  Since he did such a great job instructing, these videos are geared more at demonstrating my assembly process.  I have been using this setup now for the last year and have not had one complaint about it.  It has worked flawlessly for me so far.

12 Gauge Shotshell Resizing Die

12 Gauge Shotshell Resizing Die About a month ago I teased some of the new tools I started working on late last year, including a die and accessories for reloading 12 gauge shotshells on a conventional metallic cartridge press. In scenarios where you’re using your own powder measure, trickler, specialty components and roll crimper to […]