Can a .223 Kill a Bear?

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It’s normal for people to go out camping especially on holidays. People need to enjoy nature too. However, you could get unlucky and encounter a bear in the woods. Most bears would just ignore you if you intimidate them. If the bear goes aggressive, you need to protect yourself. If you have a .223 you …

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How Many Times Can You Reload Ammo?

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One of the most common questions first-time reloaders ask is how many times can you reload ammo. If you ask people, they will give you a different answer. I got to the bottom of this and will provide some information regarding reloading count. How Many Times Can You Reload Ammo? You can potentially reload any …

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What Is Grain Weight in Bullets?

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If you’re a new gun owner purchasing ammunition, you might have noticed the word grain along with some numbers on an ammunition box. This refers to the grain weight of the ammo. Are you curious to know what is grain weight is in bullets? What Is Grain Weight in Bullets? The weight of a bullet …

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Why Is Powder Measured in Grains?

Measuring powder is a process that reloaders go through to reuse their bullets. However, most first-time reloaders don’t know how the powder is measured. They often ask other gun owners why is powder measured in grains? Why Is Powder Measured in Grains? Powder is measured in grains because the weight is so small when done …

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What’s the Difference Between a 177 Pellet and a 22 Pellet?

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Choosing the caliber of your pellet matters a lot. Most people end up choosing between .177 and .22, the two most popular calibers. You’re probably wondering, what’s the difference between a 177 pellet and a 22 pellet? What’s the Difference Between a 177 Pellet and a 22 Pellet? The main difference between a 177 pellet …

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Can 9mm Ammo Be Reloaded?

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Ammunition can be expensive. In times of uncertainty, people panic buy and you can be faced with shortages. If you find them expensive or hard to get, you should know if it’s time for you to reload 9mm ammo. Can 9mm Ammo Be Reloaded? 9mm ammo can be reloaded. You should use picked-up brass to …

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Why Are Bullets for Reloading So Hard to Find?

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Ammunition prices much like everything else have also increased. Long-time owners should adjust to this new pricing since it could stay like that for a while. In this article, I’ll explain why are bullets for reloading so hard to find. Why Are Bullets for Reloading So Hard to Find? Since ammunition prices started rising and …

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How Long Does It Take To Reload Ammo?

Bullets for reloading

Reloading your own ammo saves you a lot more money than buying from a shop. However, you also have to do it by yourself either manually or with the help of a reloading press. This process takes time and most new to this often ask how long does it take to reload ammo. How Long …

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How to Reload 40 S&W Ammo

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Smith & Wesson is a major American firearms manufacturer. Among their products is the .40 S&W ammo made with Winchester. Although most Americans now use 9mm ammo, the .40 S&W ammo is still widely popular. If you find one, you definitely should know how to reload 40 S&W ammo. How to Reload 40 S&W Ammo …

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An Outline of the Basic Parts of Ammunition

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Understanding ammunition and how it works is essential to a safe and productive shooting experience. To make sure you can choose the correct ammo for your firearm and your specific needs, it’s good to outline basic components of ammunition before going to the gun store. So, what are the basic components of ammunition? What Are …

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Learn the Ins and Outs of Ammo Reloading

Learn The Ins And Outs Of Ammo Reloading

Ammo reloading (also known as handloading) is when you assemble firearm cartridges or shotgun shells from scratch instead of purchasing them already assembled. This means you will be assembling the components (case or hull, the primer, powder, and the shot or bullet) one by one from the cases or shells you have previously shot. Why …

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