Category Archive: How-To

Jan
23

1050 Modifications

For the most expensive and “Cadillac” press in Dillon’s lineup, you’d think it was pretty much perfect from the get go, right? Wrong. Just remember, if it ain’t broke, you can always make it better! Here’s a couple of good ones to take a look at – the improved primer catch, and the aluminum roller …

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Permanent link to this article: http://re-gun.com/2012/01/1050-modifications/

May
14

Reloading: Lubing Your Cases

To lube or not to lube, that is the question… Strictly speaking, when resizing straight wall pistol cases, modern carbide resizing dies don’t require any lubricant on the case to prevent sticking. In fact, when I started reloading, I didn’t use case lube for exactly that reason. It wasn’t required. But… there are a number …

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Permanent link to this article: http://re-gun.com/2011/05/reloading-lubing-your-cases/

May
10

C-More Care and Feeding – Fixing Wandering Windage

This is the 3rd and last article of the C-More Care and Feeding series. You might also like the first article on adjusting and zero’ing the scope, and the second article on the lens, diode, and battery/battery cover. This last one is somewhat controversial. User beware!

Permanent link to this article: http://re-gun.com/2011/05/c-more-care-and-feeding-fixing-wandering-windage/

Apr
15

I guess I’m not that paranoid…

In my recent article Flying With a Gun… How-To, I demonstrated the equipment and process that I follow for checking a gun in checked baggage on an airline. Coincidentally, last weekend I received confirmation that my efforts aren’t overly paranoid… Check it out…

Permanent link to this article: http://re-gun.com/2011/04/i-guess-im-not-that-paranoid/

Apr
06

Flying with a gun – How-To

I’ve spoken to a lot of folks who avoid flying to matches for fear of dealing with the hassle of flying with guns. Short of taking a private jet, there are some ways to make the process a little easier and safer for you and your equipment. Hit the jump for a video of my …

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Permanent link to this article: http://re-gun.com/2011/04/flying-with-a-gun-how-to/

Aug
05

Setting up a CR Speed holster

I recently had a friend ask me how to set up the Rescomp CR Speed holster he’d bought for his Sig X-Five. We were going to try to go over it while I was last in California, but we ran out of time. So… out came the video camera, and away I went. To save …

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Permanent link to this article: http://re-gun.com/2009/08/setting-up-a-cr-speed-holster/

Mar
04

Match Ammunition

Many of us travel to major matches with a big weak link in our shooting bags, and many times we do it cause we’re just flat out cheap! So, with the match season getting into full gear, and with folks approaching their first or second big match of the year, it seemed like a great time to discuss a subject that everyone seems to be thinking about around this time of year: Match Ammo!

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Permanent link to this article: http://re-gun.com/2008/03/match-ammunition/