Category: Ron James

Annealing Cases

Annealing Cases

| March 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

 With the price of brass at the present time perhaps we should give more thought to prolonging the life of our cases. It’s not difficult to anneal case necks and has benefits. Every time we fire a cartridge and then run it through the resizing and de-capping die we work harden the case, particularly in […]

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Chinese Glass

Chinese Glass

| December 8, 2011 | 4 Comments

They’ve been around for a while now, those cheap telescopic sights made in China. Most seem to pass them off as something that will not last. Certainly some may be less than acceptable for average shooting conditions but I suggest that the quality wheel is slowly turning. I must confess that this was my initial […]

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Emergency Rations

Emergency Rations

| November 29, 2011 | 5 Comments

Do you carry emergency rations when you travel in the outback? I suggest that if you do not, you should. You must be self sufficient and cover potential problems and that includes a vehicle break down in remote areas. With modern technology you may consider this unlikely. However, this is not the only reason as […]

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Common household items that can double as firearm cleaning gear.

Common household items that can double as firearm cleaning gear.

| November 10, 2011 | 1 Comment

In addition to using the normal items for cleaning firearms such as rods, brushes and various potions there are a lot of other useful items that may make the job easier and in some cases cheaper. Paper towels are a case in point. Good for mopping up spilt liquids and wiping cleaning rods after they […]

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Reloading Basics: Brass

Reloading Basics: Brass

| October 31, 2011 | 6 Comments

Reloading Basics. Let us start with the humble cartridge case, the brass container that holds all the bits together. The case is either new or used; this will affect what we do to it. If new, there are a couple of items to consider before we attempt to load primers, powder and projectiles. Bulk cases […]

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Camping Tips

Camping Tips

| October 19, 2011 | 1 Comment

  Most of us who shoot also enjoy getting away from it all out in the bush, the further away from civilization the better. Modern technology has changed how we live out there; today you can have the freshest of food similar to that from the local supermarket. Aside from meat, fresh vegetables are a […]

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