Chris Heuss is working on a new series on reloading for beginners. Lots of you have wanted to start loading your own ammo — either to save money or to work up that perfect precision recipe for the best possible performance — but could use some guidance in how to get started, what gear you’ll need, yadda, yadda, yadda. Stay tuned.
For you folks who’ve already taken the plunge, it’s a happy coincidence that SIG SAUER announced today that, in addition to their first rate ammunition, they’re also now offering both rifle and pistol brass cases in a wide range of calibers for your reloading pleasure. Here’s their press release . . .
SIG SAUER Launches Components Line for Precision Handloaders
Newington, N.H. (May 21, 2018) – SIG SAUER, Inc. is now manufacturing premium pistol and rifle ammunition components for precision handloaders at its state-of-the-art ammunition facility in Jacksonville, Arkansas. Elite Performance Ammunition shell cases are engineered to exacting tolerances and available for multiple pistol calibers (primed or unprimed) and rifle calibers (unprimed). The geometric consistency of these premium brass cases ensures each primer is held tightly in its pocket. Flash holes are precise with no burrs and the superior metallurgical properties of the SIG SAUER cases enable repeated reloading. All Elite Performance rifle shell cases are induction annealed for consistent bullet retention.
“Each brass case undergoes rigorous in-line and post production quality assurance testing to ensure a flawless casing,” said Brad Criner, Senior Director, Brand Management and Business Development, SIG SAUER Ammunition. “The result is unparalleled durability and dependability.”
Pistol component cases are available, primed or unprimed, in bags of 100 in the following calibers: 380 Auto, 9mm Luger, 357 SIG, 38 Spl, 357 Mag, 40 S&W, 10mm, 45 Auto.
Rifle component cases are unprimed and available in bags of 50 in the following calibers: 223 Rem, 22-250 Rem, 243 Win, 300 BLK, 300 Win Mag, 308 Win and 6.5 Creedmoor. Coming soon in: 270 Win and 30-06 SPRG.
All SIG SAUER Elite Performance Ammunition and Components are manufactured by SIG SAUER at its new state-of-the-art ammunition manufacturing facility in Jacksonville, Arkansas to the same exacting standards as the company’s premium pistols and rifles. For more information, visit www.sigsauer.com/ammunition.