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Handloading for the AR-15 isn't much different than for other rifles. But given it is a semi-automatic, there are some special considerations that must be taken into account when putting together a round.
Off-the-shelf ammunition is top notch nowadays, but for guaranteed long-range accuracy, nothing beats handloading your own ammo.
Comparing and contrasting bullet designs will demonstrate the different applications for the various types. There is a tool for every job, and a job for every tool.
Handloading for dangerous game is not inherently different than loading for other game species, the stakes are just higher, which means reliability is crucial.
Advancements in propellants have reduced their sensitivity to temperature fluctuations. But heat and cold still play a role in how much pressure powders produce when ignited.
When it comes to precision reloading, Redding Reloading is always in the middle of the action. Phil Massaro checks out what the company has in store for handloaders in this video.
Does the Ackley improved case design actually reduce bolt thrust? Find out in this excerpt from Fred Zeglin's new book on P.O. Ackley.
Rimfires are widely popular among both adult and youth shooters. Here we take a look at some of the best rimfire cartridges ever made.
There’s lots of gun stuff out there that deserves a place in your home or garage. Here’s a look at some of the best new gear.



In 1955, Colt’s Firearms introduced what many believe to be the most elegant .357 Magnum revolver ever created—the Python. This example is an Ultimate Python in stainless steel and has the best features found with any Python, plus the bonus of custom grips to make it one of the nicest .357 Magnum revolvers one can find.

The .357 Magnum: 20th Century Handgun and Cartridge

Forty years ago, one handgun caliber dominated all others, regardless the intended application. Whether for law enforcement, self defense, hunting or plinking the .357 Magnum reigned supreme.

Want to learn how to reload ammunition on your own? Be sure to check out Gun Digest‘s accredited reloading class, which includes online reloading instructions and a Hornady reloading press shipped straight to your door. Check out the best reviews and how-to advice on getting the most out of your reloading bench.