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Hornady ELD bullets for sale at duckcreeksportinggoods.com

ELD-M bullets, click on price for details caliber   diameter             item # grains B.C.(G1) PRICE 22/5.56 .224 22491 52 .247 $19.55   .224 22774 73 .398 $20.97   .224 22791 75 .467 $21.35   .224 22834B 88 .545 $21.75 6 mm .243 24561 108 .536 $32.46 6.5 mm .264 26100 100 [...]

2019-08-19T04:09:32-06:00August 6th, 2019|Product Review, Reloading Components|Comments Off on Hornady ELD bullets for sale at duckcreeksportinggoods.com

Peterson Cartridge 308 Winchester Brass fired 32 Times

Recently our ballistician had some extra time in his schedule, and asked what he should work on next. We said, “Just for the heck of it, see how many times you can fire our .308s before you experience failure.” So that’s what he set out to do. He took five casings out of inventory and [...]

2019-04-11T18:33:55-06:00April 9th, 2019|Product Review, Reloading Components|Comments Off on Peterson Cartridge 308 Winchester Brass fired 32 Times

Hornady .308 178 grain ELD-X Review

    HORNADY #3074 ,308 diameter, 30 caliber 178 grain ELD-X bullet. (click here)  This bullet has a G1 ballistic coefficient of .552, overall a long sleek bullet that has a reputation for excellent accuracy and has proven record on big game situations.  The ELD-X line is a bullet that can serve both in competition [...]

2019-02-23T18:23:17-07:00February 23rd, 2019|Product Review, Reloading Components, Rifle Cartridge Reloading|Comments Off on Hornady .308 178 grain ELD-X Review

450 Bushmaster, 250 grain bullets

Article by Denny McDaniels, Duck Creek Sporting Goods A project I have been working on is developing a load for a 450 Bushmaster. The barrel I used to assemble the upper is a Bear Creek Arsenal 16 inch that has a 1 in 24 inch twist. The brass is Starline and the bullets are the [...]

2019-01-30T00:29:18-07:00January 5th, 2019|Product Review, Reloading Components, Rifle Cartridge Reloading|Comments Off on 450 Bushmaster, 250 grain bullets

Remington rifle brass update

Artile by Denny McDaniels, owner of Duck Creek The 257 Roberts probably will not be produced in 2019. The list of “What will not be produced” has not been released yet which translates into what will be made available is not known and as always vague at best. My rational is that the Roberts case [...]

2019-04-08T20:16:35-06:00January 4th, 2019|Reloading Components|Comments Off on Remington rifle brass update

Reduced 22-250 Remington reloads

I find this reduced load in the 22-250 Remington fun to shoot because the rifle report is greatly reduced making it easier on your ears and the felt recoil is appears virtually eliminated. Other benefits are longer barrel life, which is perfect for me when plinking. I want to shoot more while punching wholes in [...]

2019-01-30T00:34:12-07:00May 28th, 2018|Reloading Components, Rifle Cartridge Reloading|Comments Off on Reduced 22-250 Remington reloads

Comparison of 22-250 Remington Rifle Brass sold at Duck Creek

  Remington and Winchester are popular brands of 22-250 Remington brass sold at duckcreeksportinggoods.com, this article is a characteristic and performance summary based on my results.  The only cases prep performed was running brass through a neck size die to ensure case mouths are uniform prior to priming. My test rifle is a Ruger American [...]

2019-04-07T19:26:51-06:00March 26th, 2018|Product Review, Reloading Components, Rifle Cartridge Reloading|Comments Off on Comparison of 22-250 Remington Rifle Brass sold at Duck Creek

WINCHESTER BRASS Current Stock Report

Article by Denny McDaniels   I prepared a report about Winchester rifle brass calibers and their avalability.  This can range from currently in hands of suppliers ready to ship if my supplies run low, they are listed as"available".  Available usually means always available so generally I do not break the bank on these and filling large [...]

2019-07-23T16:52:00-06:00January 23rd, 2018|Product Review, Reloading Components|Comments Off on WINCHESTER BRASS Current Stock Report

Alternatives to Popular Rifle Brass

Article by Denny McDaniels Duck Creek sporting Goods (DCSG) strives to find not only desirable rifle brass calibers but also find alternatives that are cost effective to the reloaders-without sacrificing quality. For the 338 Lapua Magnum look at the Prvi Partizan offered here at $1.58 per cartridge cases ($79 for a bag of 50 factory [...]

2019-01-30T00:37:17-07:00January 5th, 2018|Reloading Components, Rifle Cartridge Reloading|Comments Off on Alternatives to Popular Rifle Brass

Scarce Remington brass

Calibers are manufactured in batches, some not as frequent as we would like. This is listed as “Seasonal” in Remington’s price list. Seasonal to us is not seasonal to Remington. This could mean once a year to once every five years or longer. Starting in 2018 Remington made a statement that they will try to [...]

2019-04-13T16:37:36-06:00January 1st, 2018|Reloading Components|Comments Off on Scarce Remington brass