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Sinclair- Swarovski BT Turret
Sinclair- Swarovski BT Turret

This instructional video demonstrates how to set up your Swarovski Ballistic Turret on the Swarovski Z3, Z5, Z6 and Z6I Riflescopes.

Sinclair- Roboco Laboratories Markron Custom Bullet and Primer Sealer
Sinclair- Roboco Laboratories Markron Custom Bullet and Primer Sealer

This instructional video demonstrates how fast and easy it is to apply Markron Custom Bullet and Primer Sealer from Roboco Laboratories.

Sinclair - Case Sizing: Part 1 - Why We Full Length Resize
Sinclair - Case Sizing: Part 1 - Why We Full Length Resize

Part 1 of this Introduction to reloading series, hosted by Bill Gravatt, discusses the benefits of full length resizing.

Sinclair - Case Sizing: Part 2 - Setting Up a Die
Sinclair - Case Sizing: Part 2 - Setting Up a Die

Part 2 of this introduction to reloading series, hosted by Bill Gravatt, explains how to set up a die.

Sinclair - Case Sizing: Part 3 - Using a Bump Gage
Sinclair - Case Sizing: Part 3 - Using a Bump Gage

Part 3 of this introduction to reloading series, hosted by Bill Gravatt, demonstrates how to use a bump gage.

Sinclair - Cleaning Brass: Part I: Brass Cleaning 101
Sinclair - Cleaning Brass: Part I: Brass Cleaning 101

Part I of this cleaning brass series, hosted by Bill Gravatt, discusses the basics of case cleaning.

Sinclair - Cleaning Brass: Part 2: Tumbling Cases
Sinclair - Cleaning Brass: Part 2: Tumbling Cases

Part 2 of this cleaning brass series, hosted by Bill Gravatt, discusses tumbling cases.

Sinclair - Cleaning Brass: Part 3: Ultrasonic Cleaning
Sinclair - Cleaning Brass: Part 3: Ultrasonic Cleaning

Part 3 of this cleaning brass series, hosted by Bill Gravatt, discusses ultrasonic cleaning.

Sinclair - Cleaning Brass: Part 4: Chemically Cleaning
Sinclair - Cleaning Brass: Part 4: Chemically Cleaning

Part 4 of this cleaning brass series, hosted by Bill Gravatt, discusses chemical cleaning.

Sinclair - Cleaning Brass: Part 5: Mechanical or Hand Cleaning
Sinclair - Cleaning Brass: Part 5: Mechanical or Hand Cleaning

Part 5 of this cleaning brass series, hosted by Bill Gravatt, discusses mechanical or "hand" cleaning.

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Sinclair Case Prep Center Adapter Instructions
Sinclair Case Prep Center Adapter Instructions

Sinclair developed this handy steel adapter so you could use Sinclair Primer Pocket Uniformers in you Lyman, Hornady, or RCBS powered case prep center.

Sinclair Competition Shooting Rest
Sinclair Competition Shooting Rest

Your new Sinclair Competition Shooting Rest will provide you with years of reliable service. Please read the following instructions as your new rest require some final assembly prior to use.

Sinclair Action Cleaning Tool Instructions
Sinclair Action Cleaning Tool Instructions

The cleaning tool head is slotted so as to hold the cleaning felts and cotton rolls. To insert the felt or cotton roll, back out the set screw, insert felt or cotton roll (centering in slot) and tighten set screw until it is no longer protruding from the tool head.

Generation II Deluxe Flash Hole Deburring Tool Instructions
Generation II Deluxe Flash Hole Deburring Tool Instructions

Flash-hole deburring is a one time operation that should be completed prior to loading new brass. This tool can also be used on fired cases that have not yet been flash-hole deburred.

Load  Development for Long-Range Shooting & Hunting
Load Development for Long-Range Shooting & Hunting

There are very few differences between loads for long-range target shooting and hunting. When I work up a load for either, I look for a lot of the same things, including accuracy and uniform velocity for on-target hits.

Case Trimming
Case Trimming

Now that you’ve selected the best cases, deburred the flash holes and uniformed the primer pockets, it’s time for the last step of case preparation – trimming. Trimming your previously- fired cases to proper length is a step that must be done carefully, especially when you are trying to make the most accurate, consistent loads possible.

Load Development
Load Development

We wrote this article to see if we can open up some postings from some of the blog readers out there. If you would like to offer your two cents on how you go about developing a load, please feel free to post them on the blog for others to read.

Determining Twist Rate
Determining Twist Rate

The twist rate of the barrel on any rifle has a lot to do with bullet stabilization. Twist rate is defined as the distance in inches of barrel that the rifling takes to make one complete revolution. An example would be a 1:10 twist rate.

Bolt Action Rifles - Cleaning and Maintaining your Receiver
Bolt Action Rifles - Cleaning and Maintaining your Receiver

I can’t stress how important it is to keep your bolt and action clean. Shooters use a lot of grease and oil on their bolts to reduce friction and to prevent wear to the bearing surfaces.

AR-15 Service Rifle Cleaning
AR-15 Service Rifle Cleaning

The AR-15 is one of the most popular rifles used in service rifle competitions, 3-Gun competitions, tactical competitions, hunting, and just plain old plinking.

Flash Hole Deburring
Flash Hole Deburring

If you haven't tried flash hole deburring before as part of case preparation you may want to give it a try. During the manufacturing process, burrs are formed on the inside of the case when the flash hole is punched or drilled through.

Determining Bullet Seating Depth
Determining Bullet Seating Depth

Determining proper seating depth is probably one of the most important steps in preparing accurate, custom ammunition for your own rifle, unless you are loading for functionality in a magazine.