Homemade Case Trimmer

This video is an overview of how I machined a case trimmer. The design is not much different than most of the conventional case trimmers on the market, but it works. TheIdahoanShowIdaho was one of the last continental US states to be settled and, more so than some parts of the US, the culture of […]
6.5 Grendel pt11 – Slow motion case ejection

6.5 Grendel pt11 – Slow motion case ejection

Short video with slow motion showing the case rotation as it ejects. I was having dented case mouths until I installed a Deflector Brake. I see much more wear on the Deflector Brake in 6.5 Grendel than on my other 5.56 rifles. This video shows why. Hazzbro’s HideReloader, shooter, flintlock builder

Vibratory Case Cleaners vs Wet Case Tumblers

Vibratory Case Cleaners vs Wet Case Tumblers With so many decisions to be made about presses, dies and components, how you clean your brass probably isn’t something you’ve given a whole lot of thought too; particularly if you’re just learning to reload for the first time.  While it may not be the first thing you […]

Removing a Stuck Case from a Lee Resizing Die

Removing a Stuck Case from a Lee Resizing Die We’ve all been there; maybe you forgot to lubricate your cases, maybe you grabbed the wrong size shell holder, or maybe you’re just plain unlucky.  Whatever the reason, you’ve got a case stuck in a resizing die, and you’re wondering how to get it out.  Wonder […]

Case Gauges

Case gauges are probably one of the simplest and most underappreciated tools in the reloader's arsenal.  Precision-made with an internal diameter and overall length identical to a specific caliber; this is the perfect tool for quickly and easily ensuring a cartridge will feed and chamber properly in your firearm.

Anatomy of a Pistol Bullet (Cartridge)

Anatomy of a Pistol Bullet (Cartridge) One of the things that’s always surprised me as a shooting sports enthusiast, is just how many knowledgeable and experienced gun-owners don’t seem to know how a standard cartridge actually works.  In this article, we’ll take a brief look at the various components that make up a modern metallic […]