Handloader 223 June 2003
On the cover . . . The stainless steel Smith & Wesson Mountain Gun is chambered for the .44 Magnum and features a 4-inch barrel with adjustable sights. The Springfield Armory XD-357 is chambered for the .357 SIG with a ported barrel. Alaskan brown bear photo by Ron Spomer.
This issue features: Neck Sizing- Reloader’s Press by Dave Scovill, .38 Special Brass- From the Hip by Brian Pearce, Ramshot Zip- Propellant Profiles by R.H. VanDenburg, Jr., Deep-Seated Fears Hunting Handloads by John Barsness, .45 Auto Rim- Cartridge Board by Gil Sengel, Combination Guns One gun for all seasons and all reasons by Ross Seyfried, .357 SIG Springfield Armory X-Treme Duty by Steve Gash, Favorites of Elmer and Skeeter The best of Keith and Skelton, Part II by Brian Pearce, Practical Accuracy and Related Stuff Barsness reviews 37 years of field notes by John Barsness, Handloading the .300 WSM Over 75 loads tested by Brian Pearce, Handguns and Bears Professional insight into a controversial subject by Phil Shoemaker, Product Tests Oregon Trail Laser-Cast Bullets, Web Site Showcase Special Advertising Section, What’s New in the Marketplace Inside Product News by Don Polacek, The Magic Mould Powder Keg by Ross Seyfried. And much more!