So You Want to Load Your Own Ammo, But You’re Not Sure if It’s Worth It. Read This First

[ED: With more and more attempts to raise the cost of ammunition — justified by an alleged desire to reduce “gun violence” — more people in places like Washington, California, and Connecticut among others, are considering the benefits (and fun) of loading their own ammunition. Besides avoiding background checks, taxes and who knows what else  […]

How to Get Started Reloading Rifle Ammo

By David Lockman Let’s face it: ammo can be pretty expensive. Rifle ammo, by its nature, tends to be somewhat more expensive on average than its smaller, pistol-fired brethren—and depending on the caliber and type of ammo in question, it can get very pricey indeed. So the idea of reusing the single most expensive part […]

Is Old Ammunition Safe to Shoot?

As a long-time firearms instructor and head of a gun rights group, people ask me all sorts of questions. All questions have merit, especially for people new to guns. Among these questions, folks will ask about the safety of shooting old ammunition. I tell them that in general, old factory-loaded ammunition should be safe to […]

Gear Review: Little Crow Gunworks Precision Prep Tool

Yesterday I detailed the time-saving and simply awesome Little Crow Gunworks World’s Finest Trimmer 2, a must-have for anyone looking to load more than ten rounds an hour. This time we’ll be taking an in-depth look at another Little Crow Gunworks innovation: the Precision Prep Tool. The PPT is essentially a hand-operated prep station that […]

TacStar’s Brass Catcher: Gimmick or Gear?

TacStar, a subsidiary of Lyman Products, announced an addition to their existing line of aftermarket long-gun products. The newcomer is the TacStar Brass Catcher, a device that mounts to the Picatinny rail of AR-platform rifles. According to the company, the product’s aluminum component is fully adjustable and low profile, meaning it can be used in […]