Handloader 220 December 2002
On the cover . . . The Ruger Blackhawk .30 Carbine has been in the company lineup since 1968 (photo by Gerald Hudson). Stan Trzoniec loads the classic favorites, including the .44 Smith & Wesson Special, .38 Smith & Wesson Special, .45 ACP and .38 Super (photo by Stan Trzoniec). Javelina photo by George Barnett.
This issue features: Barnes X-Bullet Performance in Game- Reloader’s Press by Dave Scovill, Why New Powders?- Hunting Handloads by John Barsness, Mixed Results- From the Hip by Brian Pearce, .38 Super Automatic- Cartridge Board by Gil Sengel, Alliant Reloder 15 Propellant Profiles by R.H. VanDenburg, Jr., Three Old Thirties .300 Savage, .30-40 Krag and .300 H&H. by John Barsness, What Causes Revolver Velocities to Vary? Details, details, details. by Brian Pearce, Classic .32-20 Revolvers: History and Handloads 120 years and still going! by Gil Sengel, The Versatile .416 A great, medium big bore. by Bruce Phillips, Reloading Classic Handgun Cartridges Trzoniec selects his favorites. by Stan Trzoniec, Paper Patched Bullets The custom touch. by Ross Seyfried, .30 Carbine Blackhawk Top-notch loads for plinking and hunting. by Brian Pearce, Brass Matters Match-grade cases in hunting rifles. by John Haviland, Product Tests, What’s New in the Marketplace Inside Product News by Don Polacek, Book Reviews, Lead Bullet Load for .308 Winchester Powder Keg by Ross Seyfried. And much more!