JugBusting 5 Testing a Harder HP

After overdriving the Lyman RN and SWC Pentas in the HP Test Tube Test 6, I am looking to increase BHN of the cast so that the HP does not over-expand or fragment. I want to drive it hard at 960fps+ and get maximum penetration in the gel testing. Here I am exploring a binary […]

JugBusting 3 SWC Quad

We had a fail with the ‘Tricorne’ in the jugs and I believe it was the small area of the 3 sided HP cavity being plugged by the plastic carton … maybe so maybe no, but this time I plugged the ‘Quad’ HP with Silicone…it’s ‘Controlled Expansion’ working at its best. CharlieBrassStufferBorn in 1950…HS grad, […]

HP Test Tube T5 ‘EXTREMES’

How fast can I push the SWC Quad HP in the 1911 Commander before the HP comes apart? Answer, I can’t go fast enough staying under Plus P pressures but it is an impressive performer. CharlieBrassStufferBorn in 1950…HS grad, some college, no degrees, served in the US Marine Corps, educated there by the Navy in […]
Clay Birds @ 46 Steps

Clay Birds @ 46 Steps

I like shooting clay birds. Here we are trying a new load. I hit only 2 birds. The first was hit on the second shot. The second on the first shot. The third was laying flat with only the edge facing me after the first shot. It was never hit. Creeker   
Tricorne SWC  First Look

Tricorne SWC First Look

Just getting some numbers together, something to think about before I put it through the ‘HP Test Tube Series’ for an official testing… CharlieBrassStufferBorn in 1950…HS grad, some college, no degrees, served in the US Marine Corps, educated there by the Navy in Electronics. Worked as an Electrician all my life and Contracted Heavy Industrial […]
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Wet Tumbling with guntap Brass Shine Powdered Detergent

Is wet tumbling with Brass Shine better than using a combination of Dawn and Lemi Shine? Loads of BaconLoads of Bacon enjoys bullet casting, reloading, hunting, and most other outdoors activities.  He began creating YouTube videos in 2017, and built The Reloaders Network in 2018.  You can find more information, links to all of his […]
The American 45 Caliber – VR To Captain Rex

The American 45 Caliber – VR To Captain Rex

Captain Rex would like discussion and range shooting of the 45 ACP and 45 Colt as part of the 45 Caliber in America including the S & W M25.. Let’s begin with a perspective on the 45… FortuneCookie45LCFortuneCookie45LC started posting videos on YouTube in 2012.  He has been a Reloader and Shooter since 1969.
One gun you should own (1911)

One gun you should own (1911)

My thoughts on one gun you should own. A 1911 is an American Classic with the classic .45 ACP round. Plus, you can’t go wrong with a John Browning design. Jesse B OutdoorsGuns, Gear, Knives, and Outdoors. These are some of my favorite things besides my family.
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Micrometer Seating Dies, Forster.

Welcome back, reloaders!   Let’s get down too it.   I was browsing through Brownells website the other day and decided to try out the famous Forster Micrometer Seating dies and do a review. I’ve heard a lot of hype around Micrometer dies in general and especially this one.   If you follow any of […]