Reloading Birdshot Shells on a MEC 600 Jr

Birdshot may be among the cheapest shotgun ammunition, but it still adds up-- particularly if you use less popular gauges like 16G, 28G or 410.ย  Setting aside the obvious financial benefits, reloading your own shells also gives you the ability to produce a shell that's right for you; whether that's a low-recoil round to spare yourself an aching shoulder, or high-velocity ammunition for long distance shots.

Loading #0 Buckshot on the MEC 600 Jr

Loading #0 Buckshot on the MEC 600 Jr Buckshot is one of the most versatile shotgun rounds you’re likely to find.  With hunting, self-defense and tactical applications, there’s very little you can’t do with it, but good grief is it ever expensive!  With prices as high as $2/round or more for the premium stuff, and […]

Reloading Slugs on the MEC 600 Slugger

Reloading Slugs on the MEC 600 Slugger Traditionally-speaking, shotshell reloading presses have been designed and built primarily to meet the needs of clay-shooters and wildfowl hunters, and that’s certainly reflected in the marketplace today.  While virtually every major reloading manufacturer offers one or more shotshell presses, MEC is the first to produce one specifically for […]

Dillon Super Swage 600

Dillon's Super Swage 600 is a premium model stand-alone primer pocket swaging system. The tool includes everything you need to normalize primer pockets on several different calibers and can be installed in a manner of minutes. Once configured, the Super Swage 600 is incredibly fast; even a novice operator can expect to churn out 300-400 casings an hour with very little effort. Though cheaper options like drilling or filing do exist, the build construction, precision and above all speed of this tool more than justifies the expense. Regular use of military surplus brass vs civilian casings will also allow reloaders to quickly recoup their initial investment.