Primer Sign Pressure Evaluation Revisited
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Primer Sign Pressure Evaluation Revisited

Turns out that utilizing the efficiency of shorter handgun cases, there is more room for performance than reported in most loading manuals that are forced to be conservative because of the old guns out there. Reloaders can use primer pressure sign evaluations to good effect. FortuneCookie45LCFortuneCookie45LC started posting videos on YouTube in 2012.  He has […]
RSI Pressure Trace II Firearm Chamber Pressure System
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RSI Pressure Trace II Firearm Chamber Pressure System

If you're one of my regular readers, chances are you already know I do a lot of custom shotshell development.  In this article I'm going to introduce you to the Pressure Trace II, one of the tools I use to analyze my ammunition and determine chamber pressure.  This is extremely valuable to me in that it not only helps to establish whether a round is safe to use, but also how changing components, shot column height, or even the style of crimp can alter the pressure and performance of a shell.