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.308 plinking load part 5 - Sierra 110g - changing seating depth

I tried two different powders with Sierra 110gr and the better one was Lovex DO73.6. From previous tests it looked like about 50.0gr would be stable and accurate. I decided to try different COALs and see what happens. ======BECOME A PATRON====== Support RoeStalker - become a Patron! Get early access to my videos and exclusive patron-only content. …

Roestalker's reloading part 8 - Shoulder bump - Elaboracja amunicji myśliwskiej część 8

Another video of my reloading series. This one is showing "shoulder bump" or "partial sizing". It is something between neck sizing (where you only size a neck of the case) and full-length sizing (sizing the whole case back to its original size). This type of sizing is one I use most of the time, especially for the Blaser where the shoulder of the c…

.308 plinking load part 4 - Sierra 125gr and Vectan SP7

I am looking for a cheap plinking .308 load. One of the cheapest bullets I could find (unlike FMJs they could also be hunting varmint round) was Sierra 125gr SP #2120. I am going to try various inexpensive powders with it. This time Vectan SP7. I am also using CCI200 primers and RWS brass. WAYS TO SUPPORT ME: --BECOME A PATRON Support RoeStalker -…

.308 plinking load part 3 - Sierra 125gr and Lovex D073.6

I am looking for a cheap plinking .308 load. One of the cheapest bullets I could find (unlike FMJs they could also be hunting varmint round) was Sierra 125gr SP #2120. I am going to try various inexpensive powders with it, but first is Lovex D073.6. I am also using CCI200 primers and RWS brass. WAYS TO SUPPORT THE CHANNEL --BECOME A PATRON Support…

DIY reloading tray - Tacka na łuski

I have several reloading trays but since I usually do 100 in one go, I needed a larger tray to hold at least 100 cases. I decided to make my own. A piece of wood, drill and some sand paper is all is needed. This is my first attempt and I am shit at DIY so yours will definitely look better 🙂 WAYS TO SUPPORT THE CHANNEL BECOME A PATRON Support Ro…

.308 plinking load part 2 - Sierra 110gr and Vectan SP7

I am looking for a cheap plinking .308 load. One of the cheapest bullets I could find (unlike FMJs they could also be hunting varmint round) was Sierra 110gr HP #2110. I am going to try various inexpensive powders with it, this time Vectan SP7. I am also using CCI200 primers and RWS brass. WAY TO SUPPORT THE CHANNEL --BECOME A PATRON Support RoeSt…

.308 plinking load part 1 - Sierra 110gr and Lovex D073.6

I am looking for a cheap plinking .308 load. One of the cheapest bullets I could find (unlike FMJs they could also be hunting varmint round) was Sierra 110gr HP #2110. I am going to try various inexpensive powders with it, but first is Lovex D073.6. I am also using CCI200 primers and RWS brass. BECOME A PATRON Support RoeStalker - become a Patron…

Lee Ultimate Dies - best value for money rifle reloading die set

Support RoeStalker - become a Patron! https://www.patreon.com/roestalker Lee Ultimate is a universal rifle reloading die set consisting of a neck sizing (Lee collet) die, full length sizing die, a seater die (Lee Dead Length die) and a crimp die (Lee Factory Crimp die). It also comes with a powder scoop, shell holder, instructions all in a nice pl…

Handloading .308 180gr Hornady RN - Elaboracja na zbiorówki

Support RoeStalker - become a Patron! https://www.patreon.com/roestalker I needed a driven hunt round that would be quite slow and heavy. Because on driven hunts shots often are only possible through some foliage the projectile can't be too soft and easily expanding, it looks like Hornady RN 180gr bullet should suit my needs. Please subscribe to m…

Blaser R8 reloading - .308 Win Hornady 165gr SST load test

Support RoeStalker - become a Patron! https://www.patreon.com/roestalker One of the group of loads I recently developed for my .308 Win Blaser R8. I used Hornady SST 165gr bullet, CCI200 primers, RWS brass and Vihtavuori N140 powder. Most promising was 45gr load and 0.7" group @ 100m which is good enough for me in a hunting rifle. Please subscri…

100gr bullet in .243Win - load development. Reloading for my deer hunting rifle: RoeStalker

Support RoeStalker - become a Patron! https://www.patreon.com/roestalker Large deer (all bigger than roe deer) in Scotland can only be shot with 100gr bullets and heavier and minimum caliber is .243. As getting S/H .308 barrel for my Blaser R93 is not really happening just now I needed to develop suitable 100gr load for my .243 for this coming red …

Blaser R93 misfire - Why neck sizing is not good for Blaser straight pull rifles: RoeStalker

Support RoeStalker - become a Patron! https://www.patreon.com/roestalker I did a short video some time ago about reloading for my Blaser R93 in .243 and someone asked me a question - Why do you full size the cases? It is better to just neck size fire formed cases and they would result in more accurate rounds in your rifle and less worked cases last…

How to disassemble live ammunition with RCBS bullet puller: RoeStalker's tutorial

Support RoeStalker - become a Patron! https://www.patreon.com/roestalker If you reload sooner or later you will need something to disassemble loaded ammunition. Either because you made a mistake or just want to salvage some components for one reason or another. In my case, I recently sold a rifle and still had a few rounds left. Because these round…

.243 reloading: Blaser R93 Professional deer hunting rifle. Elaboracja amunicji myśliwskiej.

Support RoeStalker - become a Patron! https://www.patreon.com/roestalker This is another of my reloading videos, this time for my latest Blaser R93 deer hunting rifle in .243 caliber. So far I used the Blaser with factory 100gr Remington ammunition and it was ok, but to cut down costs and improve accuracy I decided to start load development. I got…

New Lee Ergo Prime vs Auto Prime - comparison review

Support RoeStalker - become a Patron! https://www.patreon.com/roestalker I always used old good Lee Auto Prime for reloading. It is nice and reliable tool, but I struggle to prime some .243 Winchester brass even that it was prepared properly. From time to time there was a case that I had to use excessive force to fit the primer flush with the botto…

Reloading for my Tikka .223 Rem roe deer hunting rifle. Part 1.

Support RoeStalker - become a Patron! https://www.patreon.com/roestalker I ran out of factory ammunition for my .223 Rem Tikka M595. Tikka is my main roe deer stalking rifle and it shoots well with factory Sako 55gr soft point ammo. I decided to develop similar load using Sierra GameKing 55gr SP bullets hoping it would be as accurate as Sako and pe…

Reloading for my Tikka .223 Rem roe deer hunting rifle. Part 2.

Support RoeStalker - become a Patron! https://www.patreon.com/roestalker Part 2 is about load testing. I went to the range and fired all 25 rounds. No signs of over pressure. I had no problems selecting best load as one group was significantly smaller than the rest. It was good enough for me at 0.5" at roughly 120m. I dont think I can shoot any bet…

Attaching Lee loading press - portable reloading bench

Support RoeStalker - become a Patron! https://www.patreon.com/roestalker I bit the bullet and got myself a loading press. I do not have much space so needed portable solution. This is how I fixed the press to my computer desk. It is not the nicest way, but quick and easy to set up and clean after I am finished. It is just 3 pieces of wooden board. …

.308 Win Load Development - Part 2 (Changing Cartridge Overall Length)

Support RoeStalker - become a Patron! https://www.patreon.com/roestalker This is a video showing the whole process of finding a good load for my .308 Win deer stalking rifle. I decided to try some heavier loads for hunting and got Speer 180gr SPBT bullets. I used Vihtavouri N140 powder and CCI large rifle primers. This is second part of the video …

.308 Win Load Development - Part 1 (Speer 180gr SPBT bullets and Vihtavuori N140 powder)

Support RoeStalker - become a Patron! https://www.patreon.com/roestalker This is a video showing the whole process of finding a good load for my .308 Win deer stalking rifle. I decided to try some heavier loads and got Speer 180gr SPBT bullets. I used the same powder as before - Vit N140 and CCI primers. This video was a bit too long so I split th…

Cheap Lidl Ultrasonic Cleaner review. How to clean brass / cases for reloading tutorial video.

If you like my channel consider becoming a Patron! https://www.patreon.com/roestalker ust a quick demo showing how I clean brass for reloading with Ultrasonic Cleaner from Lidl. I think it cost £20. It speeds up the process of brass preparation significantly. 600 seconds cycle seems to be enough, but might need to increase that time for very dir…

Reloading for my .308 Win deer hunting rifle with Lee Classic Loader

If you like my channel consider becoming a Patron! https://www.patreon.com/roestalker A short video showing reloading process for my .308 Winchester deer stalking rifle. I used Lee Classic Loader plus a few bits and pieces for case preparation. The cost of all tools below $50 (£35). I used Hornady 150gr SST bullets, Vihtavouri N-140 powder and …

Roestalker's reloading part 1 - Setup - Elaboracja amunicji myśliwskiej część 1

Support RoeStalker - become a Patron! https://www.patreon.com/roestalker First of my hand loading video series. In this video I am showing my setup and main reloading equipment I use. My bench is a portable one, and having small kids around and no own "man cave" I have to clean up and lock up all the tools and components every time. To see my comme…

Roestalker's reloading part 2 - Full-length sizing - Elaboracja amunicji myśliwskiej część 2

Support RoeStalker - become a Patron! https://www.patreon.com/roestalker Second part of my hand loading video series. In this video I am showing how full-length sizing die looks like and how to set it up on the press and also how to lubricate cases. I am using RCBS die set with RCBS shell holder, Lee press and Imperial sizing wax as a lubricant. …

Roestalker's reloading part 3 - Case prep - Elaboracja amunicji myśliwskiej część 3

Support RoeStalker - become a Patron! https://www.patreon.com/roestalker Part 3 of my reloading series is about case preparation. I don't like this part and do only as much as I have to: i.e. trimming, chamfering/deburring and, if really needed, primer pocket uniforming. Trimming is really a must for me and I use simplest and cheapest solution - Le…

Roestalker's reloading part 4 - Priming - Elaboracja amunicji myśliwskiej część 4

Support RoeStalker - become a Patron! https://www.patreon.com/roestalker In this short video I am showing you how to prime the cases. I am using Lee Ergo Prime tool. It is excellent tool and great improvement on original Auto Prime tool. You also need a case specific case holder that is different from the press shell holder! One thing to make sure…

Roestalker's reloading part 5 - Charging - Elaboracja amunicji myśliwskiej część 5

Support RoeStalker - become a Patron! https://www.patreon.com/roestalker Another episode in my reloading series this time charging. During load development I follow the procedure of weighting every load on my RCBS 502 scales, throwing a bit less using one of Lee scoops and then trickling the rest. Please subscribe to my channel: http://www.youtu…

Roestalker's reloading part 6 - Bullet seating - Elaboracja amunicji myśliwskiej część 6

Support RoeStalker - become a Patron! https://www.patreon.com/roestalker Sixth video in my reloading series is about bullet seating. I show how to set up a seating die and to adjust it to seat bullets to required depth. This is one of RCBS dies. A pair of good calipers is also very useful. Choosing a seating depth is a separate topic really. FOr a …

Roestalker's reloading part 7 - Crimp - Elaboracja amunicji myśliwskiej część 7

Support RoeStalker - become a Patron! https://www.patreon.com/roestalker This video is about crimping. I use Lee Factory Crimp Die on some of my hunting cartridges. Crimping is the very last stage of reloading I do, after bullets are seated in the cases I run them all through the crimp die. Lee FCD is probably the best crimping die on the market an…