Newbie: reloading dies 101

Newbie: reloading dies 101

Introduction What are reloading dies? Do I need them to start reloading? Which ones? What’s the difference? Why are there multiple types of the same die? Aim of this article is to discuss common  types and features of reloading dies. To communicate the...
Reloading: M1895 Nagant (part 1)

Reloading: M1895 Nagant (part 1)

There’s something cool, charming and dare I say manly (the best succinct description I can come up with) about shooting a revolver, especially a vintage revolver. Drum roll please! Enter the horror show that is handloading for the M1895 Nagant Revolver....
Rifle Storage – cocked bolt or not?

Rifle Storage – cocked bolt or not?

Random thought on rifle storage, specifically do you store rifles with cocked bolt or uncocked? I was watching something on YouTube about dry firing and immediately thought about bolt springs and storage… I was wondering about long term rifle storage – with cocked...