Tag Archives: handloading

What is Your Favorite Piece of Reloading Equipment?

We asked a few reloaders: “What is your favorite ‘don’t know how you ever lived without it’ piece of reloading equipment?”  Check out their answers below.  We would love to hear from you too, please share your response in the … Continue reading

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Sierra Introduces New 6.5mm 107 gr Tipped MatchKing Bullet

Sierra Bullets is proud to announce another addition to our popular Tipped MatchKing® line. In 2014, Sierra Bullets crowned the MatchKing® with an acetal resin tip that lowers the drag by improving the ballistic coefficient. We continue to expand this … 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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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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A Pistol Bullet for Deer Season

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Phil Mahin I have always wanted a lever action rifle chambered in 45 Colt.  I finally got my chance to purchase one last summer that I could use for deer season.  What I found … Continue reading

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Should I Outside Neck Turn My Brass?

Written by Ballistic Technician Paul Box This is a question we get just about every week. Should I neck turn my brass? Well, the answer can be yes….and no. Let’s look a little deeper into it. Naturally, if we had … Continue reading

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Why Does Reloading Data Vary?

 Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Paul Box Everyday we get calls on our 800 line about why does data vary from one manual to another? It’s an honest question and we’re going to take a deeper look into why … Continue reading

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Velocity Increase In New Gun Barrels

Written by Sierra Bullets New Product Development Manager Mark Walker In a previous post, I discussed a couple of methods to tune a load to your barrel to help achieve the best accuracy possible. People most often work on load … Continue reading

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The Reloading Balancing Act

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Philip Mahin A lot of calls that come into the 800 room are made by shooters that are of a retiring age. That isn’t meant to be an insult but just something I’ve picked … Continue reading

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