This article is about the equipment one needs to perform reloading ammunition. We will give descriptions with pictures of each of the above listed products – equipment need to reload a cartridge.
Case cleaner When you pick up brass cartridge cases that have been fired, they’ll be dirty so you have to clean the cartridge before you reload. It is very important to make sure the cartridge is clean. Here are some examples of products that are for cleaning cartridges. This information is from. https://thehuntersblindllc.com/product/tufnut-media-12-lb/ Tufnut Media – 12 lb
Lyman Case Cleaning Media is the most effective choice for cleaning dirty and tarnished cases. A few hours in a Lyman Turbo Tumbler cases are clean, polished and ready for reloading. Rouge Bearing Nutshell.
Turbo Sonic Cleaning Solution This information came from https://thehuntersblindllc.com/product/turbo-sonic-cleaning-solution-gun-parts-32-oz/
Cleaning with ultrasonics requires the correct solution for the correct cleaning application. Lyman has partnered with a renowned chemical research team to develop the right solutions for use with today’s Ultrasonic Cleaners. Lyman Turbo Sonic case cleaning solution was formulated to deliver premium results in cleaning cases inside and out. Lyman gun parts solution is the perfect choice for steel and stainless steel parts such as barrels, cylinders or other parts.
Turbo Tumbler This information came from https://thehuntersblindllc.com/product/turbo-tumbler/
The Lyman 1200 Pro Tumber 115 Volt features a completely redesigned base and drive system which was developed based on Lyman’s years of experience pioneering tumbler performance. The entire vibratory system has been beefed up and enhanced with “exciters” for better tumbling action and faster case cleaning. The system also has improved cooling for guaranteed longer motor life. Combined with the Anti-Rotation Pad Mounts the 1200 Pro runs smoother, quieter and better that ever before. 1200 Pro Bowl System has a built-in sifter lid for easy sifting of cases and media at the end of the polishing cycle. This feature saves you the cost of having to buy another media sifter. The 1200 Pro holds 2 lbs. of media and cleans up to 350 cases per cycle. There many different tools for case cleaning Such as E-ZEE Trim Hand Case Trimmer Pilot, (When your cases reach a certain dimension, the original case length must be restored through trimming. Caliber Deburring Tool, Deburring the outside of the case neck is a crucial step during the reloading sequence. All these tool and much more and further information can be found at https://thehuntersblindllc.com/product-category/reloading/page/22/?swoof=1&product_cat=case-care-trimmers&really_curr_tax=40485-product_cat
This information came from https://thehuntersblindllc.com/product/lock-n-load-ap-progressive-press-ammo-plant-110-volt/ Lock-N-Load AP Progressive Press – Ammo Plant
Lock-N-Load Ammo Plant turns any reloading bench into the ultimate reloading factory. This kit combines all of the innovative features found on the Lock-N-Load AP including automatic indexing and 5 die stations with the Hornady automatic bullet feeder and automatic case feeder. The Lock-N-Load AP press features include; Lock-N-Load quick change technology, fully automatic indexing, 5-station die platform that accepts standard 7/8″-14 threaded dies, and the EZ-ject System that delivers 100% reliable cartridge ejection. This press is capable of loading rifle and handgun cartridges with ease. Classic 4 Hole – Turret Press Information found at https://thehuntersblindllc.com/product/classic-4-hole-turret-press/
Considered one of the most convenient presses to own, the Classic Turret Press features solid cast iron construction, the same steel linkage of the Classic Cast Press. Made from steel and cast iron, the Classic Turret works with small and large primers on the lever prime system. The Auto-Indexing feature can easily be deactivated, leaving the ram with 3-9″ of stroke length. Specifications: Press Type: Turret Press Frame Material: Steel and Cast Iron Frame Design: Not Available Frame Offset: Not Available Frame Opening Size: 4-1/2″ Handle Location: Bottom Right or Left Die Size Accepted: 7/8″-14 Threaded Dies Die Bushing Accepted: No Die Bushing Brand Used: Not Available Spent Primer Collection System: Not Available Ram Stroke: 3-1/2″ Ram Diameter: 1-1/8″ Priming Feature: Lever Prime Number of Mounting Holes: 3 Mounting Hardware Included: No
Reloading dies This is only one of many examples of many dies, each die is for it’s own caliper.
This information came from: https://thehuntersblindllc.com/product-category/reloading/page/3/?swoof=1&product_cat=dies-parts&really_curr_tax=40485-product_cat 2 Die Rifle Set – 7mm Remington Magnum
Die Set is crafted on state of the art computer controlled equipment insuring that each die is perfectly dimensioned. Each rifle sizing die is vented to prevent trapped air that can damage cartridge cases, polished, heat treated for toughness and then receives a final micro-finish polish for extra smoothness. The Lyman 7mm Remington Magnum Rifle 2-Die Set is perfect for loading jacketed bullets in bottleneck cases. It has 7/8″ – 14 threads to fit all popular presses and a shell holder that is sold separately.
Powder dispenser This is only one of many ezamples Information is from: https://thehuntersblindllc.com/product/lock-n-load-powder-measure-bench-rest/ Lock-N-Load Powder Measure
The Hornady Bench Rest Powder Measure is designed to meet the accuracy needs of the most demanding reloader. The Bench Rest Powder Measure has all of the advantages of the Lock-N-Load technology with the added benefit of more precise measuring. The micrometer adjustable metering insert and smaller metering chamber (5 to 65 grains charging capacity), allow you to dial in a precise charge that will be more uniform and consistent. All moving parts are plated for long life, and the rotor requires no lubrication. An optional drain tube insert (sold separately) allows you to rapidly drain the powder. Mounting plate is included. Powder measure stand is sold separately. Features: Specially designed smaller metering insert and its smaller metering chamber promotes more uniform and consistent fillings. Allows changing of powder meters with the push of the release button Specifications: Material: Aluminum and Steel Body, Plastic Powder Hopper Metering Chamber: Bench Rest Attachment: With Included Mounting Plate or in Any Press with Standard 7/8″-14 Threaded Dies Mounting Plate Includes: Yes Powder Charge Thrown: Between 5 and 65 Grains of Powder
Powder scale This information see: https://thehuntersblindllc.com/product/micro-touch-1500-electronic-scale-115v/ Electronic Scale
High quality scales is need for accurate weight measurements and is crucial for reloading. The amount of powder by weight is needed for proper use and safty.
Calipers Information is from: https://thehuntersblindllc.com/product-category/reloading/page/2/?swoof=1&product_cat=calipers-bullet-measuring&really_curr_tax=40485-product_cat Caliper – 6″ Dial, Stainless Steel
For accurate measuring a caliper is the way to go and is need for reloading, for checking and sizing cartridges. Dial Caliper is perfect for a reloader looking for a tool to precisely measure case and bullet length, inside and outside diameters, primer pocket depth, overall cartridge length, and more. Comes packaged in a protective plastic case included.
There are reloading bullets for every caliper of bullet out there and also each caliper has different grain weights to choose from and different tips to choose from. Here is one example of many!
Information from: https://thehuntersblindllc.com/product-category/reloading/ .30 Caliber (0.308″ Diameter) Bullets – MonoFlex, 140 Grains, Lead Free, FTX Polymer Tip Boat Tail
Hornady has combined the technologies of their bullet line and to create the MonoFlex line of bullets. By creating this bullet lever gun shooters have another bullet in their arsenal. Constructed of gilding metal, the MonoFlex line of bullets offer hunters a solid bullet that will hold together under the toughest conditions and retain 95% of its original weight. One difference between gilding metal and regular solid copper is that gilding metal is harder, tougher and does not foul or increase the pressure the was solid copper bullets do. When the Flex Tip bullet impacts the target, the unique design immediately initiates expansion even at lower velocities that are often encountered in mid to long range lever gun hunting scenarios. The deep penetration and high weight retention combine to produce a bullet that is a great choice for lever gun reloaders. These bullets are safe to use in all tubular magazines, as well as any other firearm. Specifications: Caliber: .30 Caliber (0.308″ Diameter) Bullet Weight: 140 Grains Bullet Style: Polymer Tip Boat Tail (BT) Lead Free: Yes Cannelure: No Bullet Coating: Non-Coated
There is also shell holder and shell plates that is also a need equipment that makes the reloading a easier task.