Category Archives: Bullet Casting / Reloading

More with the Shield 9mm (now with Update)

I’ll say it again, I like this gun. I’ve put another 275-300 rounds through it since last posting about it in 3 separate trips to the range. About 100 rounds of mixed Remington and winchester factory ammo and the rest … Continue reading

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Meh…

Four trips to the range since my last range update.  Once with the AR and the rest of the time I shot the Kimber Pro Carry II, the S&W 642 or the Springfield Armory XD.  I hope to get out … Continue reading

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Trip #14 all AR all lunch.

I took my AR out to the range with 2 new loads for lunch today. TAA 09 Brass Remington 7 1/2 primers BLC-2 powder 25.5gr and 26.0gr Prvi Partizan 69gr HPBT bullets 100+ yards, sand bags and iron sights. The … Continue reading

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Range trips #8 and #9

Tuesday was Junior Rifle for Katarina.  I picked her up at school at 7:30 and drove to the range, arriving about 8:25 or so.  Just as the last, but her, relay was starting. After a school day and volleyball tryouts … Continue reading

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Case lube. The update.

I bought a small bottle of RCBS Case Lube-2.  If anything this stuff is more viscous then the old stuff I had.  However they say it’s water soluble.  That’s nice.  I’ve got 30 rounds of loaded 223 in the tumbler … Continue reading

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Case lube is a wonderful thing.

When you re-size rifle or pistol cases, like …. for example you are reloading for a AR-15 and you bought 1,000 once fired military cases (a 60/40 mixture of TAA-09 and LC-09 for example) and you took two days to … Continue reading

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#’s 44 and 45

50 rounds through the AR yesterday and 10 (just to finish the loaded rounds off) today. Tuesdays shooting.  A mixture of 26grs and 26.5grs of BLC-2 with the Hornady 55g SP in PMC brass. Off sandbags at 100+ yards with … Continue reading

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22LR ammo is back.

The local gun store had 22LR ammo on the shelf today. Federal 325 round packs. For ONLY $94.99 each*. That’s 94 dollars and 99 cents each.  Plus 8% sales tax (ballpark figure) it would have come up to $102.59 cents. … Continue reading

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Trips #42 and 43

Tuesday was range trip #42.  I shot the Kimber Pro Carry and the S&W 642.  About 80 rounds through the Kimber and 20 or so in the Smith. If I may quote Tam (again, with the same quote) “If you don’t … Continue reading

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Trip 39 and 40

Lunch Friday was trip 39, and I just shot Kat’s AR.  I need to clean it and load some more and test it again. Not as good as it has done, but perhaps (more testing is needed) as good as … Continue reading

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