Category Archives: Reloading

Sierra Bullets 6.5 Grendel Load Data

Test Specifications/ Components Firearm Used: Universal Receiver Barrel Length: 24” Twist: 1-8’’ Case: Hornady Trim-to Length: 1.506’’ Primer: Winchester WSR Remarks: Appearing on the scene in 2002, under the development of Alexander Arms, the 6.5 Grendel was a new AR … Continue reading

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Sierra Introduces New 6.5mm 150 gr MatchKing Bullet

  Sierra Bullets is proud to introduce a new addition to the legendary MatchKing® line. Shooters around the world will appreciate the accuracy and extreme long range performance of our new 6.5 mm 150 grain HPBT (#1755). A sleek 27 … Continue reading

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Sierra Bullets 6mm/6.5 Creedmoor Load Data

Test Specifications/ Components Firearm Used: Universal Receiver Barrel Length: 24” Twist: 1-8’’ Case: Hornady Trim-to Length: 1.910’’ Primer: Winchester WLR Remarks: Official SAAMI drawings for this cartridge and chamber have not been released at this time.  Therefore this cartridge is … Continue reading

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45 Colt Report

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Philip Mahin Last time we spoke, I said I would give you an accuracy report from my Henry 45 Colt shooting our #8820 240 gr JHC Sports Master so here it is. As much … Continue reading

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My Philmont Adventure

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Rich Machholz This story starts way back in February. Actually before that even, during the SHOT Show to be specific. During that time frame Mr. David O’Neill from the Boy Scouts of America approached … Continue reading

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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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