I got started reloading so that I could shoot my Saiga 12 more. The main thing I wanted was cheap, good slugs. Since then I’ve cast many thousand Lee slugs, and loaded a few of the Lyman Diabolo. These were always a compromise, since they are not bore riders. They are good, and I don’t […]
Loading shotshells with a friend's Father's old LEE LOAD-ALL II.
What happens when you shoot buckshot through a rifled choke tube? Buffalo's OutdoorsIf you enjoy shooting firearms, this is the author for you! Especially if you like recreational shooting and reviews from a little different perspective. Buffalo loved watching YouTube videos about firearms he was interested in, but felt like a lot of the channels […]
Loading homemade flight control buckshot
It’s Full Auto Friday! For today’s video we blast a dryer with an AR-15! I hope you enjoy the video and thanks for watching!
The .454 was loaded with 36 grains of H110
In this episode, the Idahoan experiments with substituting steel ball bearings for lead pellets in buckshot loads.
Today on Kentucky Ballistics we have some fun with the Taurus Judge! I hope you enjoy the video and thanks for watching!
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 […]
Is the .410 loaded with 000 buckshot a good option for home defense?
Buckshot used to be the HD and police load of choice. But ammo got better, and semi auto carbines took over. However, there are many roles where buckshot is still the optimal choice, especially if your firearm has enough of it in queue and you can fire it fast enough.
Hillbilly Pumpkin Pie
This is the first chapter in the buckshot reloading series, and you can read the introduction here: An introduction to Reloading Buckshot In that introduction, we identified that one of the primary reasons people generally don’t reload buckshot is as follows> The problem: It takes a lot of time to accurately count out […]
Reloading buckshot is not a very popular practice for a few reasons. People aren’t in the habit of shooting buckshot because it is expensive. Also most commercial buckshot is poorly made, and leads to low expectation for what it can do. Most methods and recipes in books for reloading buckshot require fiddly and scarce […]
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 […]
Today on Kentucky Ballistics we have ramen noodle body armor! How effective do you think it will be? I hope you enjoy the video and thanks for watching!
Sharpshooter USA Buckshot Moulds Casting your own buckshot is one of the simplest and most economical ways to save money as a reloader, particularly if you’re a big shotgun fan. That being the case, why don’t more people do it? There are a number of reasons, but the biggest factor is probably that there just […]
I am casting 000 buck, which are .360" round balls, for loading in both shotgun and my revolvers. The mold is from Sharp Shooter USA.
Patterning some 00 and 000 buckshot loads at 50 yards through the Trulock Choke Tubes Boar Blaster choke tube. This is an unusual design for a choke tube as I explain in the video.
Buck and ball
Special thank you to Buffalo from Buffalo's Outdoors for the use of his firearm to make this video.
Today on Kentucky Ballistics we try out the Remington TAC-14! I hope you enjoy the video and thanks for watching!
Alright guys, today I’m summoning the inner redneck in my video. For the longest time, I’ve wanted to shoot a car or vehicle. Nothing illegal, nothing violent, etc… I’ve just wanted to legally be able to shoot a car/vehicle and see what different cartridges and rounds do. Opportunities to do so have almost come to […]
Shooting a big screen tv with 12 gauge 00 buck from 15 feet. Is it bullet proof?