Handloader 233 February 2005
On the cover . . . The Smith & Wesson Performance Center Model 629 Compensated Hunter is set up with a Burris 2-7x scope. The Model 629 Hunter features an 8.75-inch barrel and square butt stocks. Cover photo by Stan Trzoniec.
This issue features: 6 Expansion Ratios- Reloader’s Press by Dave Scovill, Kimber Team Match II .38 Special- From the Hip by Brian Pearce, .450 Adams- Cartridge Board by Gil Sengel, Pitted Bores- Mike’s Shootin’ Shack by Mike Venturino, Accurate 2230-C- Propellant Profiles by R.H. VanDenburg, Jr., Smith & Wesson Performance Center Model 629 State-of-the-Art .44 Magnums Stan Trzoniec, New Powders in the .264 Winchester Magnum Can Modern Powders Save the Belted 6.5? by John Barsness, HeviShot for Predators Deadly Performance for Smoothbores by Wallace Labisky, Cast Bullets in the .30-30 Winchester Classic Loads for a Classy Cartridge by John Haviland, The .45-90: Winchester & Sharps Long-Range Power and Accuracy by Mike Venturino, Colt-King Super Target .38 Special Super Sixgun from a Bygone Era by Brian Pearce, What’s New in the Marketplace Inside Product News by Clair Rees, Hornady Handbook of Cartridge Reloading Book Reviews, Hawkeye® Borescope Product Tests, El Paso Saddlery Threepersons Bullets & Brass, Master Index, The Original .30 Short Magnums Hunting Handloads by John Barsness. And much more!