Ask Uncle Nick

Most benchresters who are the world's fussiest handloaders, use hand-held straightline tools exclusively.

The 165gn delivers around 200 ft/lbs less energy at 400yds. than the 180gn in the .300 Win. Mag.

The fact is that the .25gn .17 bullet has the low ballistic coefficient.

The Russians did a good job when they designed the 7.62x39mm.

... and if you find you can shoot it well, make sure you get a scope with really long eye relief.

How much do the European pigs differ from the ones we have here in Oz?

I just finished testing one of the new Tikka T3x rifles in.25-06 and found it very accurate.

Most propellent powders have a pressure range at which they burn best.

"7.62" is the metric diameter of the bore of the barrel and "51" is the length of the brass case without the bullet.

What is your opinion of the .221 Fireball?

I would strongly advise you get your rifle checked out by a competent gunsmith.

The cartridge head is enclosed by the barrel, bolt and extractor, making the Model 1924 a very strong, safe design.

Ballistically, the 6.5 Rem. Mag. is the equal of the 6.5-284 Norma and 6.5-06. It offers flat trajectories and deep penetration for hunting all deer species.

With two cans of Lil Gun you have the right propellant for the K- Hornet.

Are there any warning signs for overlong cases before you get a faceful of gas and maybe miss the stag of a lifetime?