Handloader 258 Feb 2009
On the cover... An original Smith & Wesson Model 1917 is shown with (top to bottom) Classic Models 22, 25 and 29. Model 1917 photo by Yvonne Venturino. Others courtesy of Smith & Wesson. This issue features: Sizing Cast Bullets Reloader’s Press by Dave Scovill, Gas Check Pressures- Bullets & Brass by Brian Pearce, Accurate 4100- Propellant Profiles by R.H. VanDenburg, Jr., The First Handgun Handloading Mike’s Shootin’ Shack by Mike Venturino, 7mm BR Remington- Cartridge Board by Gil Sengel, Belt Mountain .44 Magnum Punch Solid- From the Hip by Brian Pearce, Smith & Wesson N-Frame Classics Back by Popular Demand by Mike Venturino, Reduced Recoil Loads Take a Bite Out of Shooting by John Haviland, Ruger Light Compact Pistol Pocket-Sized .380 ACP by Charles E. Petty, Handloading the .327 Federal Magnum New Kid on the Block by Brian Pearce, 8mm Remington Magnum A Cult Classic by Steve Gash, Lee Precision Breech Lock Challenger Press Product Tests by R.H. VanDenburg, Jr., Vihtavuori Reloading Manual, 4th Edition Book Reviews by R.H. VanDenburg, Jr., What’s New in the Marketplace Inside Product News by Clair Rees, Master Index, And much more!