Handloader 219 October 2002
On the cover . . . The Cooper Arms .218 Mashburn Bee is outfitted with a Leupold 40x scope (photo by Stan Trzoniec). The fiveshot stainless Taurus Model 455 Stellar Tracker .45 ACP features a 4-inch barrel (photo by Steve Gash). Red fox photo by Ron Spomer.
This issue features: New Reloading Manuals- Reloader’s Press by Dave Scovill, Clarification of .45 Colt Data- From the Hip by Brian Pearce, More Bonded Bullets!- Hunting Handloads by John Barsness, .38 ACP- Cartridge Board by Gil Sengel, Ramshot’s Enforcer- Propellant Profiles by R.H. VanDenburg, Jr., .218 Mashburn Bee The “improved” Bee. by Stan Trzoniec, Handloading with Winchester Powders Achieving factory performance and reliability. by Brian Pearce, Loading the .500 Express Extreme black-powder performance. by Ross Seyfried, Pressure Guessing Witchcraft or science? by John Barsness, Taurus Stellar Tracker Five-shot .45 ACP. by Steve Gash, Revolver Accuracy – Old Versus New Making the old one shoot like new. by Brian Pearce, Product Tests, The Custom Revolver Book Reviews by Ross Seyfried, Where To Go Special Advertising Section, What’s New in the Marketplace Inside Product News by Don Polacek, News from Eagle Grips: Elk Horn Powder Keg by Ross Seyfried. And much more!