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 Ammunition to Save Money

Reloading Ammunition to Save Money Having owned a firearms business for several years, I was (and often still am) mystified whenever I’d hear someone casually remark that “You can’t save money reloading ammunition.”  Many gun shops are understandably reluctant to carry much stock when it comes to reloading for several reasons, not the least of […]

Resizing Shotshell Hulls with a MEC Super-Sizer

Resizing Shotshell Hulls with a MEC Super-Sizer Spend any kind of time reloading high-brass shotgun shells using a ring-style resizing die, and you’re bound to stumble upon the all-too-common, and much-lamented issue of binding.  Binding hulls can quickly bring an otherwise productive reloading session to a screeching halt, as the reloader is now forced to […]