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 […]

Not Your Grand Daddy’s Buckshot

Long before $20/box sabot slugs, capable of accurately hitting big game out to 200 yards, graced the shelves of your local sporting goods store and before Karl Foster invented the rifled slug, our grandfathers took to the woods with a single shot 12 gauge, a pocket full of buckshot shells, and hopes of bringing home […]

ASM Grizzly Paradox Slug Mould

This is the first time I've tried casting with one of my new ASM moulds, and it did not disappoint.  It's lightweight, well-built and incredibly easy to use.  Pin-extraction is a dream, and once it's hit operating-temperature, it runs flawlessly.

12G Shotshell Filler Wad/Overshot Card Punch – Completed!

Back in late 2017 I began work on a press-mounted tool for punching my own shotshell filler wads and overshot cards.  After an initial prototype and two revisions, I'm happy to report it's finally complete, and in production. Today I'm going to walk you through the final version, including the features and construction, as well as an explanation of how it works.
MAGTECH Brass Shotshells – Loading & Shooting How To

MAGTECH Brass Shotshells – Loading & Shooting How To

Brass shotshells conjure up images of the old west and cowboys. We go through and demystify to science and art of these nostalgic hulls of a bygone era. Whether your a smokeless fan or a follower of the "old black", these hulls are simple to use and dare we say it, a whole heck of alotta fun to shoot!
Choose the Correct Wad For Your Shotgun Load – How To

Choose the Correct Wad For Your Shotgun Load – How To

We demystify the magic behind choosing the proper wad design for the shotgun load you are reloading. Get the right components and start shooting more accurately. mannyCAOur channel’s goal is to educate, enlighten, and entertain people in the shooting, handloading, and hunting sports.  We aim to preserve and pass along our knowledge while having fun […]

Svarog Zveroboy Russian Shotgun Slug Mould

Back in 2017 I was perusing eBay when I happened upon a new series of slug moulds made by a Russian company called Svarog.  Being a huge fan of shotgun slugs, I immediately ordered each of the three styles they had for sale, and I've been meaning to review them ever since.  As the outdoor shooting season can be pretty short here, it's taken me a while, but I've finally had an opportunity to test them out.  In this article we're going to take a look at the first of them, the Zveroboy 12 (model ZVR).

Svarog’s Botfly Slug Verses Deer

Last summer, Svarog Bullet Mold company out of Russia reached out to me and asked if I would review their new slug mold called the Botfly. I’ve always been impressed with the quality and ease of use with the Svarog’s mold, so I jumped at the opportunity. When the mold came in, I jumped on […]

MEC 9000GN progressive press review

I made a few adjustment and loaded my last box of 25 and no problems at all. This press is well built. It will take a little time to get used to. The powder bottle has a minimum line you need to stick to because the powder charge starts to lessen, so I did half […]
Russian made economy priced shotshell reloader

Russian made economy priced shotshell reloader

This little press is for the person who is willing to practice and experiment, This low-cost kit can be made up with the simplest of gear needed to reload. Better crimp tools are available by the manufacturer. I couldn’t get a decent crimp maybe because of using new hulls and no overshot card. ThorsaxeMy Channel […]