Reloading

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If it is newer than M855 (the mid-1980s) and it is military, you can be sure it is 5.56 and should be treated accordingly.

AR-15 Basics: .223 vs. 5.56×45 NATO

A .223 Remington and 5.56X45 are not the same. The 5.56 has a longer leade, a longer distance between the bullet start and the onset of the rifling. Here's why it matters.

Know Your Cartridge: 10mm Auto

The potent 10mm Auto was developed initially for the well known Bren Ten pistol, but it's popularity has continued and surged in more recent years.

Know Your Cartridge: .243 Winchester

The classic .243 Winchester is an excellent cartridge that pulls double duty on large game up to deer and small game down to predators and varmints.

How To: Handloading the 30 Nosler

Capable of excellent accuracy and more than adequate velocity and terminal performance, the 30 Nosler is a great new .30-caliber magnum for reloading.