This is it…the usual reference work for loading the black powder cartridge rifle. Written by 4-time National BPCR Silhouette Champion Steve Garbe and world-renowned gun author Mike Venturino this is the first and only guide it is very important successfully reload black powder cartridges.
The Black Powder Cartridge Rifle Primer takes to the air from the point that the reader understands basic cartridge reloading but doesn t know the specific techniques uniquely associated with black powder reloading. It walks the reader through the basic techniques such as powder compression, setting up over-all cartridge length with specific bullets, fouling management, bullet alloys, correct sizing, wads, drop tubing powder, bullet seating and case cleanup. There are particular chapters written by Steve Garbe on loading the match cartridge and a special chapter on loading the preferred .32-40 and .38-55 cartridges for best accuracy. The authors have included a chapter on how to select the best black powder cartridge for your needs.
Twenty-two different black powder cartridges are listed with specific sample loads as a way to get you on the road to optimum accuracy in your BPC rifle in addition to ballistic charts for bullets from .32 to .50 caliber. There is also an equipment listing that puts you in the loop on where to find supplies for black powder reloading.
There are many other manuals dealing with the topic of black powder cartridge reloading but none backed up by the practical experience and match-tested techniques that Steve Garbe and Mike Venturino have acquired over their many years of competing and hunting with the BPC rifle.
It consists of 128 pages, 60 photos, and a large number of charts, spiral bound in tough shop-proof paper designed to lie flat on your reloading bench and will last for many years. Guaranteed to be a constant source of reference and simply just the facts on black powder cartridge reloading.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Basic Black Powder Cartridge Reloading
Custom Bullet Moulds
Author’s Favorite Bullet Designs
The Cartridge Case
Cartridge Case Cleanup
RELOADING THE MATCH CARTRIDGE by Steve Garbe
BLACK POWDER IN THE .32-40 AND .38-55 by Steve Garbe
BLACK POWDER CALIBERS
Picking the Black Powder Cartridge
INDIVIDUAL CARTRIDGE DATA SECTION
.40-70 Sharps Bottleneck
.40-70 Sharps Straight
.40-90 Sharps Bottleneck
.45-90 (2.4 Inch)
.45-100 (2.6 Inch)
.45-110 (2 7/8 Inch Case)
Author’s Comments on Ballistic Charts
General Reloading Equipment
Frequently Bought Together
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