Lyman Cast Bullet Handbook
Metallic Cartridge Handloading
Ideal Loading Handbooks
Heeled Bullet Crimp Dies
These guys make crimp dies for the heeled bullet cartridges and then some. Pretty cool stuff. Click on the pic to be taken to their site.
If you are having case bulge problems with auto cartridges, these two machines are an answer to that problem. 9mm and 40 S&W are high pressure cartridges and can swell the bottom portion of the brass case that the sizing die can't quite reach. These are really cool machines that will solve that problem. They are kinda pricey but they work really well. Click on the picture to be taken to their web sites.
If you need brass or if you just want to start with loaded ammo, check out what these guys have to offer. Probably the biggest product line of loaded ammo out there. They also have hard to find brass. Click on the pic to be taken to their web site.
Click on the picture. A set of posters will pop up. These were printed in 1936. It's old tech but it still works.
Click on the picture below and it will convert to a Word document and you can then print it out.
Hodgdon Burn Rate Chart
Click on the picture and you can print it out
Sooo...how many people can claim they were included in a book by the biggest selling author of all time? (Imagine the scene from Titanic where we are standing on the bow, arms out, with the biggest grin)
Groove diameters of rifles from 1937 publication. Note the minimum and maximum differences. They didn't have the tool steels for cutting that we have today so their tolerances were looser. But they were working with soft lead and hollow bases so it worked fine. Jacketed bullets didn't necessarily shoot well sometimes so you might have to slug your barrel.
Notice the sentence that all Colt handguns were 1:16" twist