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Newbies Guide

Portrait of Travis Peacock reloading writerThe Newbies Guide

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"How I learned to reload my own ammo without blowing myself up"

 

A regular column about reloading by Travis Peacock

Are you new to reloading? Then you've come to the right place. Follow the adventures of fellow Newb, Travis Peacock, as he learns about reloading and hones his reloading skills.

Travis, shown at his home-built reloading bench in the photo at right, shares his reloading experiences through periodic articles. See what reloading is like from the perspective of an enthusiastic but completely inexperienced reloader. Share his excitement at discovery and learn with him as he recounts his journey from complete novice to accomplished reloader.

Travis writes in a comfortable, conversational style directly to the begining reloader because he is one. He uses new equipment currently available from FS Reloading so he revels in the same joys of discovery and suffers the same headaches as you will while wondering "What were those @#$!%@$# engineers thinking when they dreamt up that #@$%#$ thing.

Travis is no expert, but in this case that's a good thing. If there's a way to fumble things up, Travis will find it, so you can be sure: if Travis can do it, you can too. Join Travis on his journey of discovery as he learns how to—Reload his own ammo without blowing himself up.

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Newbies Guide Entries

Fun at the Range
Fun at the Range
Category: Newbies Guide
Posted: 05-04-2015 11:31
Views: 2414
Synopsis: I take a new Thompson Center .22-250 for some "Fun at the Range" breaking-in the barrel and testing three factory ammo loads.
First Time Reloading - Part II "At The Range"
First Time Reloading - Part II "At The Range"
Category: Newbies Guide
Posted: 01-04-2013 10:55
Views: 19647
Synopsis: First time reloader Travis Peacock describes shooting his first ever reloaded cartridges through his Ruger bolt action rifle.
First Time Reloading - Part I "Bench Time"
First Time Reloading - Part I "Bench Time"
Category: Newbies Guide
Posted: 11-14-2012 22:48
Views: 62855
Synopsis: Learn how easy and fun reloading with Lee Precision equipment can be. Follow along as author Travis Peacock loads his first ever rifle cartridge using a newly acquired Lee Precision 50th Anniversary Kit.