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“Wrapping it Up” - End of the Season Reloading Tips - Part 1: Brass
“Wrapping it Up” - End of the Season Reloading Tips - Part 1: Brass

What a difference a few weeks can make in terms of the change of seasons! A month ago we were shooting in shorts and t-shirts, and this past weekend we shot matches in long-johns, layers of clothing, and heavy jackets and bibs!

Care and Function of Your Measuring Tools - Part II  Calipers
Care and Function of Your Measuring Tools - Part II Calipers

Part II of our series on measuring tools covers the care and use of a tool we all should have in our reloading kits, calipers. Calipers come in three basic types, Vernier, Dial and Digital.

Airsoft: An Off-Season Action Pistol Practice Tool
Airsoft: An Off-Season Action Pistol Practice Tool

What is airsoft™ Airsoft is a hobby and sport that utilizes small 6mm plastic BBs for projectiles.

Finding Scope Center Height to Center Line of the Bore for Ballistic Programs
Finding Scope Center Height to Center Line of the Bore for Ballistic Programs

One of the questions the Sinclair technical staff receives on a regular basis is how one can find the scope center height to the center line of the bore for their rifle.

The Physically Challenged Shooter
The Physically Challenged Shooter

As some of you are aware, this is a subject that I can talk with all of you on with some degree of authority since I am also a physically challenged shooter due to Polio.

Care and Function of Measuring Tools - Part One: The Micrometer
Care and Function of Measuring Tools - Part One: The Micrometer

My grandfather told me “get a good tool and take care of it and you will only have to buy it once”. The two main measuring tools we use while reloading are the one inch micrometer and the six inch dial or digital caliper.

Selecting a Barrel for Rifles
Selecting a Barrel for Rifles

Recently, I have had several customers ask me what barrel they should use for hunting, varmint hunting, and target shooting.

Back to the “Original”,  The .284 Winchester - Part 2
Back to the “Original”, The .284 Winchester - Part 2

After hearing about great results that shooters have been having with the original .284 Winchester I decided to re-barrel and chamber my factory Savage F-Class 6.5mm X .284 after 1200 rounds of ¼ MOA accuracy had opened up a bit.

Back to the “Original”: The .284 Winchester - Part 1
Back to the “Original”: The .284 Winchester - Part 1

For generations reloaders have been trying to find the ultimate long range cartridge. Many wildcat cartridges have come and gone through the years.

Steps to Minimize Bullet Run-Out
Steps to Minimize Bullet Run-Out

On a daily basis in the Sinclair Call Center, our team of Reloading Technicians are assisting fellow reloaders with questions, suggestions, or issues they are having with their process.

Bullet Prep - Giving You The Long Range Edge Part II
Bullet Prep - Giving You The Long Range Edge Part II

Now that we have discussed sorting by various methods, once you have established your batches there are some additional steps you can take to maximize the overall performance of your bullets.

Setting Up Your Riflescope For Varmint and Game Hunting – With Practical Zeros
Setting Up Your Riflescope For Varmint and Game Hunting – With Practical Zeros

I just bought a new Remington 700 in .223 Remington for hunting woodchucks and prairie dogs. When putting a new scope on a rifle I like to set it up similar to my other rifles and also keep it simple.