Handloader 224 August 2003
On the cover . . . The Savage Model 16 features a stainless steel barreled action mounted in a synthetic stock with a 6x Nikon Monarch UCC scope. Rifle photo by Stan Trzoniec. Caribou photo by Ron Spomer.
Features in this issue: Detonation- Reloader’s Press by Dave Scovill, .243 Winchester- Cartridge Board by Gil Sengel, Ackley Improved Hunting Handloads by John Barsness, Ramshot Silhouette- Propellant Profiles by R.H. VanDenburg, Jr., Big-Bore Handguns- From the Hip by Brian Pearce, .243 Winchester The survivor after 48 years! by Stan Trzoniec, High-Performance Loads for the .348 WCF, .444 Marlin and .45-70 Loaded for bear and anything else. by Brian Pearce, .223 Remington The most popular rifle cartridge in the U.S. by John Haviland, 8mm-06 A reasonable wildcat. by John Barsness, The Quieter, More Gentle Smith & Wessons Magnificent prewar quality with a soft touch. by Ross Seyfried, Freedom Arms Model 1997 .44 Special A special handgun. by Brian Pearce, Ruger Model 77 .358 Winchester Handloading a classic. by Steve Gash, What’s New in the Marketplace Inside Product News by Don Polacek, Barnes Reloading Manual Number 3 Book Reviews by Ken Waters, Letters Powder Keg by Ross Seyfried. And much more!