Monthly Archives: June 2017

Ammunition Accuracy Requirements 101

Written by Sierra Bullets Chief Ballistician Tommy Todd I load and shoot ammunition for a living. In my duties here at Sierra I constantly test bullet accuracy for our production needs. Because of this, I shoot a variety of different … Continue reading

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Super Clean Brass Without Breaking The Bank

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Gary Prisendorf I recently purchased 1,000 rounds of once fired 5.56 LC brass that was fully processed and ready to load. The brass had been wet tumbled, using stainless steel pins and looked great … Continue reading

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The M118 LR Chamber: The .223 Wylde of the .308 AR World

Guest blog from our friends at Criterion Barrels, Inc. A typical AR-10 or other .308 AR pattern rifle will normally come standard with a SAAMI specified .308 Win chamber. While this configuration is designed to accommodate a wide range of … Continue reading

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Sectional Density, What Value Does it Have Today?

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Paul Box All of us who have been in reloading and shooting for any period of time have read how sectional density has been regarded as a bullet’s ability to penetrate.  Back before high … Continue reading

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Long Range Load Development

Written by Sierra Bullets Product Development Manager Mark Walker [First published July 3, 2014]   Since I just put a new barrel on my F-class rifle this spring, I figured it might be a good time to discuss load tuning for … Continue reading

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