How To Reload Ammunition - How Do You Reload Ammunition?
A beginners guide to reloading. If you are thinking about reloading your own ammunition, or are new to reloading, we will show and tell you all about it.
Reloader's Review - Lee Classic Turret Press
The Lee Classic Turret Press is a solid and reliable reloading system. I purchased mine about 4 years ago and have since loaded over 20,000 rounds of 9mm Luger ammunition without any problems.
Reloading Equipment That You Need!
The following is a listing of the basic equipment that you will need to reload 9mm Luger cases.
How A Reloading Turret Press Works
Step by step instructions and pictures showing the operation of a Lee Classic Turret Press for reloading 9mm Luger cases.
Quality Control For Reloading Ammunition
Inspection and quality control procedures for ammunition reloading is critical to avoid or reduce mistakes. Here's one that I put together for reloading 9MM Luger ammunition.
Why Reload Your Own Ammunition?
Most reloaders reload their own ammunition to save money, but how much money are you really saving and how much work are you willing to do to save it?
How Much Does It Cost To Reload Ammo?
When you add up the cost of the bullet, case, powder and primer - reloading your own ammunition may save you up to 50% of what you would pay for ammo at the store.
9MM Luger Reloading Equipment Pictures
Pictures of the equipment that I have to reload 9mm Luger ammunition.
Reloading Components
The components (or parts) of a round of ammunition consist of a primer, case, smokeless powder and bullet.
How A Reloading Turret Press Works
Step by step instructions and pictures showing the operation of a Lee Classic Turret Press for reloading 9mm Luger cases.
Reloading 9MM Brass Cases
Brass used in reloading ammunition refers to the brass case that holds the primer, powder and bullet that make up a round of ammunition.
Reloader's Review - Electronic Powder Measurement Scale
I have owned the RCBS Rangemaster 750 scale for over 4 years and use it for reloading ammunition. I have never had any problems with it.
Impact Bullet Puller Review
Buy One, if you reload your own ammunition. The Frankford Arsenal Quick-N-Ez Impact Bullet Puller is a great little tool that is cheap and easy to use.
Pulling Apart A 22LR Bullet (Round Of Ammunition)
I received an email with a question about pulling the bullet from a 22LR cartridge. I never did that before so I took one apart and took the following pictures.
Frankford Arsenal Brass Case Tumbler Review
If you are going to reload your own ammunition you are going to have to clean your brass first.
Owner's Manual For Frankford Arsenal Case Tumbler
Scanned images of the Frankford Arsenal Quick-n-Ez Case Tumbler Manual & Instructions.
Brass Tumbler Polish Instructions
If you reload your brass you will have to clean it first with a case tumbler. To make them sparkle and look like new you have to add polish to the tumbler media.
Digital Caliper For Reloading
I purchased my caliper to measure bullets, casings and cartridges for reloading ammunition. I use it all the time.
Which Reloading Press Should You Choose?
Selecting the correct reloading press reloading press to reload your used ammunition cases can be a confusing task.
Lee Classic Turret Press Problem
When the turret will not rotate on your Lee Classic Turret Press the first thing to try is to tighten the auto index clamp screw.
Reloader's Review - Lee Safety Primer Feeder Model 90997
Lee Safety Primer Feeder works great and will last forever if handled with care and maintained regularly, but you will have problems if you don't clean it.
Lee Pro Auto-Disk Powder Measure #90429 Review
The Lee Pro Auto-Disk Powder Measure is a reliable powder dispensing system for use with the Classic Turret Press. I have had mine for four years so far with no problems.
Lee Charge Bar Powder Measure Review
I found the Lee Micrometer Adjustable Charge Bar to be inconsistent for reliable powder measurement.
What Is An Ammunition Reloading Kit?
A reloading kit contains everything you need (except components such as powder, bullets, primers and specific dies) to reload spent ammunition casings.
What Reloading Equipment Do You Need?
This is the reloading equipment I use for reloading 9mm Luger ammunition. So far, I have reloaded over 22,000 rounds with no problems.
How To Install The Lee Auto-Disk Riser #90041
Pictures and instructions showing how to install the Lee Auto-Disk Riser.
Safe Ammunition Reloading In Your Home
When you reload in your home the dangers are present not only to you but every member of your household. You can minimize these dangers by having a dedicated safe room.
9MM Luger Shell Holder
The shell holder of a reloading press is the part that holds the head of the cartridge case on the ram.
Storage & Handling of Smokeless Powder
If you reload ammunition it is essential to know how to handle and store smokeless powder for the safety of your household and neighborhood.
Quality Control For Reloading Ammunition
Inspection and quality control procedures for ammunition reloading is critical to avoid or reduce mistakes. Here's one that I put together for reloading 9MM Luger ammunition.
My Quality Control Program for Reloading 9MM Luger Ammunition
Quality Control for reloading ammunition is essential for safe shooting and must be implemented to ensure your safety.
The Dangers Of Reloading Ammunition
What is so dangerous about reloading your own ammunition? It's the gun powder, the explosive primers and the toxicity of the lead.
What Is A Reloading Double Charge?
Double charging is when you accidently reload your case with twice the amount of gunpowder than the recommended powder charge.
What Is A Small Pistol Primer?
A modern pistol primer is a small metal container (cup) that is open on one end and rounded on the other. This cup is usually made from a soft metal such as brass or copper.
Wolf Primers Review
I have reloaded approximately 10,000 rounds of 9mm Luger ammunition using Wolf small pistol primers. I purchased them because they were available and cheaper than other primers.
Winchester Primers Review
I reloaded over 1,000 Winchester small pistol primers in 9mm Luger reloads. All were fired in my Glock 19 or Glock 26. All fired fine with no problems.
Crush Testing Small Pistol Primers
I crushed some Winchester Small Pistol Primers in a vise to see if they would fire (detonate). I wanted a better understanding of primers and how they work.
Small Pistol Primer Failure Analysis
This is a pictorial analysis of a reloaded round of 9mm Luger round that misfired at the shooting range.
What Happens When Your Dog Eats A Small Pistol Primer?
The other day I found my dog chewing on something in my reloading room. I made him spit it out. I was a little horrified when it turned out to be an unfired Winchester small pistol primer
Small Pistol Primer Installed Wrong
This is not really a bad primer, just one that was installed incorrectly into a 9mm Luger casing.
Plated or FMJ Bullets for Reloading?
You can buy full metal jacket (FMJ) bullets or plated bullets for reloading. What is the difference between these? Is one better to use than the other?
Crimping 9MM Luger Cases For Reloading
General consensus is that "crimping" for 9mm Luger cases for reloading is not required and is a misnomer.
Removing A Primer From A Brass Casing
There are two suggested methods for safely removing a live primer from a case; with a reloading press or firing it in your gun.
Don't Shoot Unknown Ammunition
Shooting unknown rounds of ammunition that you pick up from the range floor is a bad idea.
Using Pliers To Remove A 9mm Bullet
Don't use pliers to remove a bullet! There could be some powder between the case and bullet that may ignite if you twist it wrong.
What Is Headspace for 9mm Luger?
Headspace is a distance measured from chamber cartridge stop to the closed breech face.
Primer Arm #TP2122 Review
The first time I tried to install the primer arm I quickly found that it would not fit my Lee Classic Turret Press.
Installing LPS Primer Arm # BP 2889A
Step by step instructions for installing the LPS Primer Arm # BP 2889A into a Lee Classic Turret reloading press.
Marks On S&B 60 Luger Cases
I was inspecting my reloads and I came across some strange marks or rings on some S&B 60 9x19 9mm Luger cases.
Burnt Cases With S&B Headstamp
Pictures and analysis of Sellier & Bellot (S&B) 9MM Luger cases with burn marks on them. Burn marks may be evidence of ammunition over pressure or defect in the gun that shot the ammunition.
9mm Luger Cases With LVE 10 Head Stamp
I picked up some brass the other day at the range. Included was a copper colored 9mm Luger casing with a head stamp of "LVE 10".
Winchester AutoComp Ball Powder Review
Looking for Winchester AutoComp Ball Powder Reloading Data for 9mm Luger 115 gr. FMJ Bullets?
Hodgdon TiteGroup Smokeless Powder Review
Hodgdon TiteGroup was an excellent choice. I have since reloaded over 18,000 rounds of 9mm Luger ammo with no powder related problems.
Reloading Chamfer Tool Review
I purchased my Lee Chamfer Tool when I first began to reload my own 9mm Luger ammunition. Turns out that I didn't need it.
Lee Primer Pocket Cleaner
I purchased this LEE primer pocket cleaner to clean 9mm Luger cases. I found out later that I didn't need it.
Are Tula Primers Any Good?
I purchased 20,000 Tulammo (also known as Tula) small pistol primers because they were cheap. Turns out they were good primers too.
Wolf Primers Verses Tula Primers
At first glance Wolf primers and Tula primers seem the same. Both are made in Russia and are cheap.
Shipping Primers & Powder In The Same Box
Can you ship primers and powder in the same box under one Hazardous Materials Fee when you order them online?
380 ACP Reloading Recipe
The following is a reliable reloading recipe for 380 ACP ammunition when shot though a Ruger LCP or Taurus TCP pistol.
9mm Luger Reloading Recipe
The following is a reliable reloading recipe for 9mm Luger ammunition when shot though a Glock pistols.
45 ACP Reloading Recipe
The following is a reliable reloading recipe for 45 ACP ammunition.
Reloader's Work Sheet
The following is the worksheet that I use when I reload 9mm Luger ammunition.
Free Printable Reloading Log
Log contains all of the information needed to document your reloads when you reload your own ammunition.
Labels For Reloading Ammunition
Free Printable Reloading Labels contain all of the information needed to label your reloads when you reload your own ammunition.
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Reloading Equipment That You Need!
The following is a listing of the basic equipment that you will need to reload 9mm Luger cases.
Frankford Arsenal Brass Case Tumbler Review
If you are going to reload your own ammunition you are going to have to clean your brass first.
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Lee Pro Auto-Disk Powder Measure #90429 Review
The Lee Pro Auto-Disk Powder Measure is a reliable powder dispensing system for use with the Classic Turret Press. I have had mine for four years so far with no problems.
Reloader's Review - Electronic Powder Measurement Scale
I have owned the RCBS Rangemaster 750 scale for over 4 years and use it for reloading ammunition. I have never had any problems with it.
Digital Caliper For Reloading
I purchased my caliper to measure bullets, casings and cartridges for reloading ammunition. I use it all the time.
Impact Bullet Puller Review
Buy One, if you reload your own ammunition. The Frankford Arsenal Quick-N-Ez Impact Bullet Puller is a great little tool that is cheap and easy to use.
Storage & Handling of Smokeless Powder
If you reload ammunition it is essential to know how to handle and store smokeless powder for the safety of your household and neighborhood.
Plated or FMJ Bullets for Reloading?
You can buy full metal jacket (FMJ) bullets or plated bullets for reloading. What is the difference between these? Is one better to use than the other?
Reloading 9MM Brass Cases
Brass used in reloading ammunition refers to the brass case that holds the primer, powder and bullet that make up a round of ammunition.
What Reloading Equipment Do You Need?
This is the reloading equipment I use for reloading 9mm Luger ammunition. So far, I have reloaded over 22,000 rounds with no problems.
9MM Luger Reloading Equipment Pictures
Pictures of the equipment that I have to reload 9mm Luger ammunition.
The Dangers Of Reloading Ammunition
What is so dangerous about reloading your own ammunition? It's the gun powder, the explosive primers and the toxicity of the lead.
Safe Ammunition Reloading In Your Home
When you reload in your home the dangers are present not only to you but every member of your household. You can minimize these dangers by having a dedicated safe room.
Reloader's Review - Lee Safety Primer Feeder Model 90997
Lee Safety Primer Feeder works great and will last forever if handled with care and maintained regularly, but you will have problems if you don't clean it.
Winchester AutoComp Ball Powder Review
Looking for Winchester AutoComp Ball Powder Reloading Data for 9mm Luger 115 gr. FMJ Bullets?
Hodgdon TiteGroup Smokeless Powder Review
Hodgdon TiteGroup was an excellent choice. I have since reloaded over 18,000 rounds of 9mm Luger ammo with no powder related problems.
Small Pistol Primer Failure Analysis
This is a pictorial analysis of a reloaded round of 9mm Luger round that misfired at the shooting range.
Removing A Primer From A Brass Casing
There are two suggested methods for safely removing a live primer from a case; with a reloading press or firing it in your gun.
Using Pliers To Remove A 9mm Bullet
Don't use pliers to remove a bullet! There could be some powder between the case and bullet that may ignite if you twist it wrong.
Owner's Manual For Frankford Arsenal Case Tumbler
Scanned images of the Frankford Arsenal Quick-n-Ez Case Tumbler Manual & Instructions.
Lee Safety Primer Feeder Model 90997 Pictures
Pictures of the Lee Safety Primer Feeder Model 90997.
How To Install The Lee Auto-Disk Riser #90041
Pictures and instructions showing how to install the Lee Auto-Disk Riser.
Lee Primer Pocket Cleaner
I purchased this LEE primer pocket cleaner to clean 9mm Luger cases. I found out later that I didn't need it.
Are Tula Primers Any Good?
I purchased 20,000 Tulammo (also known as Tula) small pistol primers because they were cheap. Turns out they were good primers too.
Shipping Primers & Powder In The Same Box
Can you ship primers and powder in the same box under one Hazardous Materials Fee when you order them online?
Why Reload Your Own Ammunition?
Most reloaders reload their own ammunition to save money, but how much money are you really saving and how much work are you willing to do to save it?
How Much Does It Cost To Reload Ammo?
When you add up the cost of the bullet, case, powder and primer - reloading your own ammunition may save you up to 50% of what you would pay for ammo at the store.
Pulling Apart A 22LR Bullet (Round Of Ammunition)
I received an email with a question about pulling the bullet from a 22LR cartridge. I never did that before so I took one apart and took the following pictures.
Lee Classic Turret Press Problem
When the turret will not rotate on your Lee Classic Turret Press the first thing to try is to tighten the auto index clamp screw.
Lee Charge Bar Powder Measure Review
I found the Lee Micrometer Adjustable Charge Bar to be inconsistent for reliable powder measurement.
My Quality Control Program for Reloading 9MM Luger Ammunition
Quality Control for reloading ammunition is essential for safe shooting and must be implemented to ensure your safety.
What Is A Reloading Double Charge?
Double charging is when you accidently reload your case with twice the amount of gunpowder than the recommended powder charge.
Crimping 9MM Luger Cases For Reloading
General consensus is that "crimping" for 9mm Luger cases for reloading is not required and is a misnomer.
What Is Headspace for 9mm Luger?
Headspace is a distance measured from chamber cartridge stop to the closed breech face.
Primer Arm #TP2122 Review
The first time I tried to install the primer arm I quickly found that it would not fit my Lee Classic Turret Press.
Installing LPS Primer Arm # BP 2889A
Step by step instructions for installing the LPS Primer Arm # BP 2889A into a Lee Classic Turret reloading press.
Marks On S&B 60 Luger Cases
I was inspecting my reloads and I came across some strange marks or rings on some S&B 60 9x19 9mm Luger cases.
Burnt Cases With S&B Headstamp
Pictures and analysis of Sellier & Bellot (S&B) 9MM Luger cases with burn marks on them. Burn marks may be evidence of ammunition over pressure or defect in the gun that shot the ammunition.
Reloading Chamfer Tool Review
I purchased my Lee Chamfer Tool when I first began to reload my own 9mm Luger ammunition. Turns out that I didn't need it.
380 ACP Reloading Recipe
The following is a reliable reloading recipe for 380 ACP ammunition when shot though a Ruger LCP or Taurus TCP pistol.
9mm Luger Reloading Recipe
The following is a reliable reloading recipe for 9mm Luger ammunition when shot though a Glock pistols.
45 ACP Reloading Recipe
The following is a reliable reloading recipe for 45 ACP ammunition.
Free Printable Reloading Log
Log contains all of the information needed to document your reloads when you reload your own ammunition.
Labels For Reloading Ammunition
Free Printable Reloading Labels contain all of the information needed to label your reloads when you reload your own ammunition.
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