Let's dip a toe into the world of wildcat cartridges. The How, Why and more importantly Why Not?
A great reference for all reloaders to have on their shelf - The handloader's manual of cartridge conversions
And another for the collector or general gun nerd: https://amzn.to/2rbucwB
The big double digits are here. Wanted to make a quick episode to go over my favorite dealers, err places to buy supplies.
RMR Bullets - Great quality, shipping times and just a good bunch of folks. Their in house stuff is excellent for the money
Shooters Pro Shop - One of my favorites for discount rifle bullets and jacketed pistol stuff
Missouri Bullet Company - Top notch outfit for cast bullets, you can order different hardnesses and diameters, very few places offer this kind of service
Ballistic Products Inc - Kings of shotgun reloading. Not only sell componets but publish load books, build their own tools
Powder Valley - One of the best sources of powder and primers for both price and selection
Redeye Reloading - Interesting finds, great deals
Midsouth Shooters Supply - My go to when I need a specific pack of bullets
Midway USA - Where else can you get rare brass, gunsmith tools and a air rifle all in one shopping trip
NOE Bullet Molds
For local I like Cabelas for powder and primers, good selection and pricing. Around the Atlanta area Adventure Outdoors also has a wide selection of powder most times I stop by there.
Forums with good Buy/Sell/Trade sections for reloading
So I had a squib at this last match...
Discussing the common causes of destroyed guns and how to prevent them. Really comes down to 3 common failures.
Products discussed during this episode:
Press LED Lighting - Great if you need to shed a little more light on the subject
USB Borescope - This one will work with most android and PCs/Macs
Wireless Borescope - This one works with IOS devices too, along with PCs/Android, etc. No wires is tempting
WallControl Pegboard - I love this stuff, comes in dozens of colors and looks much better than normal pegboard
https://amzn.to/2H9GlMI - Full starter kit
https://amzn.to/2EUYbNk - Just the panels if you already have hooks
10 non-reloading items that should be on your bench. These make life easier and all of them are cheap
Canned Air - https://amzn.to/2Hki82O
Dryer Sheets - https://amzn.to/2GH1DAO
Funnel - https://amzn.to/2qgRyQf
Sharpies - https://amzn.to/2v4uZ6G
Post it notes - https://amzn.to/2GGZzZA
Micrometer - https://amzn.to/2qk9dX1 or find a used one from ebay or a machinest supply.
Food/Postal Scale - https://amzn.to/2Jx7SF6
Ziploc Bags - https://amzn.to/2GMPkiv
Reverse Tweezers - https://amzn.to/2GIs4Gy
A discussion about what headspacing is and how it affects our reloading in both safety and accuracy
Products discussed in this episode
Redding Competition Shell Holder Sets:
.223/5.56 Based Cases - http://amzn.to/2FVXQLw
.308/7.62 Based Cases - http://amzn.to/2IAT0oE
Win Mag, WSSM, etc Cases - http://amzn.to/2IAPZoH
There are others, these are just the most common