Handloader 240 April 2006
On the cover . . . The First Generation Ruger Blackhawk Old Model, circa 1957, is shown with a New Model 50th year Blackhawk 1955-2005 .357 Magnum (foreground). Pistol photos by Gerald Hudson.
This issue features: USRAC Closes New Haven Facility Reloader’s Press by Dave Scovill, .22 Short Cartridge Board by Gil Sengel, BPCR Bullet BCs Mike’s Shootin’ Shack by Mike Venturino, Vihtavuori N310 Propellant Profiles by R.H. VanDenburg, Jr., Handgun Potpourri From the Hip by Brian Pearce, Ruger Blackhawk .357 Magnum Handloads for All Generations by Brian Pearce, Federal’s Nontoxic Thunder Ultra•Shok High Density and Heavyweight Waterfowl Loads by Wallace Labisky, .303 British Once upon a time... the sun never set on the British Empire by Mike Venturino, Da Schpringfield! The World Standard in Any Language by John Barsness, .270 Winchester Foundation of High Velocity John Haviland, Hunting Handloads for the .357 Magnum Introduced in 1935 the .357 remains the standard for 71 years by Brian Pearce, Super Heavy Bullets in the .45 Auto Super Accuracy and Penetration by Bob Campbell, “Devastating” .22 Varmint Bullets Inside Look at Modern .22-Caliber Bullets by Mike Thomas, Two Revised Reloading Manuals Book Reviews by R.H. VanDenburg, Jr., Redding Big Boss Reloading Press Product Tests by Al Miller, Catalog Corner Special Advertising Section, What’s New in the Marketplace Inside Product News by Clair Rees, More on the .32 H&R Magnum Bullets & Brass, Testing a New Rifle Hunting Handloads by John Barsness. And much more!