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Lee Load-All

  If you’re anything like me, you’ll look for ways to save some money on you’re shooting hobbies so you can do more of it, more of the time. One thing that I’ve done to save some dough for years now is reloading. I’ve been reloading centerfire cartridges since about 1990 and shotgun for the last 2 years. I had ...

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TAPCO Intrafuse SKS Stock Installation

Making modifications to guns is an area that can be intimidating to many. For many years there was little help in this area short of taking your gun to a professional gunsmith, which could often times result with a costly bill. Now modifications can be as easy as a click of your mouse. One of the easiest ways to modify ...

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Claybuster 1034-20 3/4oz 20 gauge Wad [Recipe and Review]

As lead prices rise, it’s always nice to find another way to reduce shooting costs. It is even nicer when that comes with the promise of even lighter kick out of my 20 gauge practice loads. Last weekend I picked up a relatively new offering from Claybuster: their new 20 gauge 3/4oz wad designated CB-1034-20.  The “new” wad is really ...

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Reloading Station Setup

I currently have three reloaders for shotshells. Two MEC 600 Jr single-stage presses for 28 and .410 and an MEC grabber progressive reloader for 12 gauge. I am practicing 12 gauge for skeet at the moment and that progressive really turns out shells.  Each pull of the handle yields a shell, where the single-stage presses take six handle pulls, moving ...

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12 gauge Skeet Practice Load

*update* – I have switched to using 20 gauge for my skeet practice as I shoot 20 gauge even in the 12 gauge events. For that practice load recipe – go here: 20 gauge 3/4 ounce target load Now that I’m shooting several hundred skeet targets per week, I need a load that doesn’t kick as much, doesn’t cost as ...

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Why Reload?

I was on my local gun club’s forum’s tonight and hit some questions I felt necessary to answer: 1. How many times can a shell be reloaded? 2. Does anyone have a recipe using the supplies available in the shop? I am looking to shoot skeet with a 12 gauge 1 or 7/8 oz load. I have several boxes of Winchester ...

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