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To Purchase or Reload, That is the Question

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The most serious gun enthusiast generally takes pride and ensures their firearm is kept in optimal operating condition. Cleaning, oiling, lubricating moving parts, and maintaining the external surfaces with varnish or bluing are reverently accomplished. The ritual maintenance ensures the optimal condition and accuracy of the firearm.

However, attention to the ammunition is a separate issue. Most gun owners are content to purchase premade and prepackaged bullets by the box. However, the avid marksman utilizing reloading supplies to make their shot is becoming more popular.

As one becomes more experienced in the technique of reloading, nuances in the reloading equipment used are identified. Ultimately, the reloader will want to explore options that improve the process and quality of the resulting rounds.

The three most common concerns related to reloading instead of store-bought ammunition are time, money, and personal preference. However:

  • The savings associated with reloading are significant, especially for the frequent hobbyist using quantities of shells. Recent estimates suggest that reloading supplies to create stock ammo can provide 33% to 50% savings over prepackaged boxes of bullets.
  • Over time, this can represent a significantly decreased financial burden. The savings can be funneled into another firearm, upgrading reloading supplies, or paying for shooting range time.
  • Conversely, many find joy and satisfaction in having personal input into every aspect of the experience. An analogy would be an avid sports car owner who performs all the car’s engine maintenance personally, as opposed to one that takes the prized vehicle to an automobile repair shop for routine work.

Brand New, Remanufactured, and Reloading: What’s the Difference?

Only the shell casing varies when comparing the difference between factory-made and making personally handmade bullets with reloading supplies. Every other component of the shot is the same.

Modern reloading supplies, equipment and application create a perfectly smooth and identical reproduction of a new case. They are indistinguishable in appearance and function when compared to store bought ammunition.

In addition, the reloader can modify the casing to meet a specific need or preference. For example, the slug can be narrower, shorter, or longer. It can also be modified to accept various changes in the other components.

Titan Reloading (They Aim to Please)

With almost a quarter of a century of reloading experience, Titan Reloading has been “setting the standard, one customer at a time.”

The knowledge and experience given freely by Titan Reloading will provide the novice reloader confidence and a firm understanding on how to confidently reload with experience. They will also enhance the experienced smith to improve technique and productivity through up-to-date information, current advances, and top-of-the-line reloading supplies.


Wherever you fit into the range of experience with your firearm, Titan Reloading has volumes of options, tools and information to offer. Titan Reloading is here to help with any specific requirements when you are ready to start reloading or are interested in improving your current practice.

For further information or inquiries about the vast option of reloading supplies or specific item you are in need of, please contact Titan Reloading at 262.397.8819 or visit to learn more.

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Speed Loaders

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When it comes to handguns, there is no denying that semi-automatics reign supreme, but this hasn’t always been the case. In fact, the revolver, or wheel gun, was the go-to handgun for nearly a hundred years after first being popularized in the mid-1800s by Samuel Colt. Owing to their simple construction, revolvers are known for being very reliable and easy to use. Unfortunately, however, loading a revolver can be a time-consuming process, and thus, many shooters rely on speed loaders. But do speed loaders live up to all the hype?

What is a Speed Loader?

A speed loader is a cylindrically shaped device punched with holes to match the specific caliber and capacity of a revolver. Cartridges are loaded into the holes and locked in place near the rim of the cartridge. When it comes time to use the speed loader, it is placed directly over the cylinder of the revolver so that the cartridges are in line with the cartridge holes in the cylinder. A release button is then triggered, and the cartridges instantly drop into their corresponding holes.

True to its name, a speed loader can save you a lot of time when reloading your revolver. Better still, you can keep any number of speed loaders on hand so that the revolver can be loaded many times over. A second advantage of using speed loaders is their affordability. Most speed loaders cost between $15 – $30, making them affordable on nearly any budget. Because of their low price, it’s a great idea to grab a couple of speed loaders when purchasing your other reloading supplies. Lastly, speed loaders are very easy to use. There is a slight learning curve, but you’ll have the system in no time.

Although there are some minor drawbacks to using speed loaders, they are certainly worth consideration, especially if you’re heading to the shooting range. If concealability is a concern, it might be wise to search out other options, such as speed strips. However, in the end, speed loaders are going to save you much time when manually reloading your revolver. So the next time you replenish your reloading supplies, grab a couple of speed loaders. You won’t regret it!

For further information or inquiries about the vast option of reloading supplies or specific item you are in need of, please contact Titan Reloading at 262.397.8819 or visit to learn more.

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The Best Handgun Calibers For Self-Defense

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Having the ability to defend yourself and your loved ones is crucial, and handguns offer a level of self-protection that is unmatched. But if you opt to use a handgun for protection, it’s essential that you choose a caliber that meets your needs. Deciding on a caliber can be difficult, so to make things easier, we’ve compiled a short list of the best handgun calibers for self-defense.

How to Choose the Best Caliber

Everyone has different needs and preferences, and therefore there is no “one size fits all” caliber for self-defense. Before deciding on a handgun caliber, you’ll want to consider the weight and size of the handgun, as well as the amount of recoil that you can safely handle. In short, you must be comfortable carrying and using the handgun.

Self-Defense Calibers

Here is our list of the top handgun calibers for self-defense:

1. 9mm Luger

When the 9mm Luger was introduced it was deemed a subpar round and, in turn, it received heavy criticism. However, it didn’t take long for the 9mm to win over its skeptics, and today it is the most widely used self-defense round in the world. It is a favorite among both civilians and law enforcement agents.

One of the primary benefits of using the 9mm Luger is the wide range of ammo available for the caliber, so if you’re a reloader, you’ll have no trouble finding adequate reloading supplies. This variety of ammo also makes it easy for shooters to find a round that they’re comfortable firing. Overall, the 9mm offers the perfect balance between recoil and stopping power. Moreover, because of their popularity, 9mm handguns are very affordable.

2. .380 ACP

The .380 ACP, or .380 Automatic Colt Pistol, has been around for over a century, and today it’s one of the top choices for self-defense. The bullet for a .380 is slightly smaller than a 9mm, and it lacks the stopping power necessary to make it a candidate for home defense. Furthermore, .380 handgun magazines typically hold only 5 or 6 rounds, which is somewhat limiting.

So why is the .380 ACP such a popular self-defense caliber? Well, the primary reason for its popularity is the ultra-compact size of the handguns, which makes them great for concealed carry. Their small size also bodes well for those looking for a backup weapon. Additionally, the .380 ACP produces minimal recoil, so it’s the perfect handgun caliber for those new to shooting.

3. .38 Special

If you prefer a revolver or wheel gun rather than a standard blowback-style handgun, you’ll want to consider the .38 Special. Technically, the .38 Special is the same caliber as a 9mm Luger, however it uses a low-velocity cartridge, so the bullet speed is less than that of a 9mm. This also means the .38 Special does not have the same stopping power as the 9mm.

On the other hand, the slower velocities of the .38 Special is safer to use in crowded areas or inside the home. Revolvers are safer to carry than blowback-style handguns because there is less chance of user error or the gun accidentally going off.

Preparation is Key

There is nothing more important than protecting yourself and your family, and handguns are one of the best options for self and home defense. As noted, there are several calibers that are suitable for self-defense, and each has its own set of pros and cons. Furthermore, if you reload your ammo, you should have no problem finding reloading supplies for any of these rounds. So whether you opt for the 9mm Luger, .380 ACP, or .38 Special, you can rest knowing that you’re prepared, should an emergency arise.

For further information or inquiries about the vast option of reloading supplies or specific item you are in need of, please contact Titan Reloading at 262.397.8819 or visit to learn more.

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4 Basic Tips Every Reloader Should Know

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Whether you’re a professional marksman or a weekend warrior, reloading ammo has countless benefits and it’s an activity that the whole family can enjoy. And while the fundamentals of reloading are easy to learn, there are always ways to improve the process. Here are four basic tips that every reloader should know.

Don’t Get Carried Away

One of the foremost benefits of reloading is the ease with which different bullets, powders, and casings, can be tested. This testing is particularly useful for competitive shooters because it allows them to improve the accuracy of their rounds by testing each component individually. Similarly, many hunters prefer to reload because they can increase the power of the round by adding more gunpowder than comes standard in factory-loaded rounds. The ability to try various combinations of bullets and powder levels is advantageous, but it’s easy to get carried away and, in doing so, stray beyond the manufacturer’s guidelines. Failing to adhere to these guidelines can compromise the integrity of the round, creating a potentially dangerous situation. Therefore, always follow the guidelines and specifications set forth in the manual.

Keep Records

Record keeping probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when you think of reloading, but tracking your progress is essential for improvement. After all, it can take a lot of loading, shooting, and adjusting to find that sweet spot, so once it’s found, it needs to be logged. Likewise, it’s important to note when things go wrong, such as a lousy powder/bullet combination that results in a misfire or a load that builds up a dangerous amount of pressure before firing. Best of all, record-keeping is easy. All you need is a pen and a spiral notebook, and you’re ready to go!

Maintain Clean Equipment

Reloading involves working with precise tolerances, and if a bit of case lube or some metal shavings get in the way, it can cause problems down the line. The resizing die and setting die are components commonly compromised by dirt and grime. Fortunately, this issue is preventable so long as you’re willing to spend a few extra minutes cleaning your reloading equipment and reloading supplies after use. Ultrasonic cleaners work wonders for this task, but if you don’t have an ultrasonic cleaner, you can use cotton swabs dabbed in a copper solvent.

Stay Safe

Becoming a skilled reloader takes a lot of practice, but you’ll be pumping out rounds with confidence before you know it. As you familiarize yourself with the process, it’s easy to become complacent, and when working around gunpowder and live ammunition, complacency can lead to a dangerous situation. Therefore, you must always adhere to safety protocols, like wearing safety glasses and keeping the area free of clutter.

Becoming a Better Reloader

There is no doubt that reloading is a great way to save money and increase the reliability of your ammo. Not to mention, it’s a lot of fun. The reloading process is relatively simple, and assuming you have the correct reloading supplies, you’ll be turning out rounds in no time. But before you get started, take heed of these four basic reloading tips, as they will help you become a better reloader. For further information and/or to shop our online store please visit or contact Titan Reloading at 262.397.8819 with any question.

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The 4 Components of a Loaded Round of Ammo

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One of the first steps in getting started as a reloader is understanding the four basic components needed to create a loaded round of ammunition: brass case, primer, powder, and bullet. Each of these components plays a crucial role in ensuring that the loaded round performs as it should and doesn’t misfire. Understanding these basic components will help as you continue to learn more about reloading supplies and equipment.

Brass Case

If there is one component on which the other components rely, it’s the brass case. Brass case acts as a container for the powder while holding the primer and bullet at varying ends. There are many different reputable manufacturers of brass casings, so whether it’s for a pistol or rifle, you shouldn’t have a problem finding cases for the caliber you need.


The primer is a small cap-like device that ignites the powder initiating the combustion required for propelling the bullet. Primers come in an array of sizes so always check with a reloading manual or contact the manufacturer to ensure that the primer fits correctly. Surprisingly, primer performance varies considerably by manufacturer, and therefore, it’s best to stick with a brand you trust.


The powder, or reloading powder, is a substance that acts as the propellent for the round. Once ignited, the reloading powder turns into a gas, which creates tremendous pressure inside the casing. Eventually, the pressure becomes too great, forcing the bullet from the cartridge at an astonishing speed.

Reloading powders are typically divided into three categories: pistol, rifle, and shotgun powders; however, there is some crossover between them. Nonetheless, these categories offer good starting points for novice reloaders. It’s always best to buy a small amount of powder at first, and if it meets your needs, you can purchase a larger quantity.


There is a seemingly endless variety of handgun and rifle bullets on the market, but some of the most popular types include:

  • Lead Round Nose (LRN)
  • Semi-Jacketed (SJ)
  • Full Metal Jacket (FMJ)
  • Hollow Point (HP)
  • Hollow Point Boat Tail (HPBT)
  • Soft Point (SP)

Each of these different bullet types has its own set of designated uses, such as for target shooting, hunting, or self-protection, and each is available in an assortment of weights and calibers. One of the main advantages of reloading your ammo is that you can easily and affordably test different types of bullets.

As with brass cases, there are numerous manufacturers of bullets, and so to avoid getting low-quality rounds, you should only use trusted brands, such as Hornady or ACME. This will help ensure that the bullets are made to strict tolerances with the optimal ballistic coefficient.

The Components of Reloading Success

As a novice reloader, it’s important to understand the individual components used in creating a loaded round of ammo, and how they function together. This will help increase the probability that the round will fire properly and safely. And while this is only a small part of reloading, with the right equipment and reloading supplies, you’ll be an expert in no time.

Titan Reloading is dedicated to helping novice and veteran shooting enthusiasts safely and properly reload their own ammunition every time. Let us hear about your ammo reloading tips and experiences via email. You’ll find updated stream of insights and tips on our blogs, newsletters, help videos, and FAQs.

Titan Reloading is a Master Distributor of Reloading Supplies& Equipment online. For further information and/or to shop our online store please visit or contact Titan Reloading at 262.397.8819 with any question.

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Tips for Your Reloading Hobby

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Reloading should be both fun and cost-efficient. Since going live as Titan on August 19, 2010, we have made many friends all over the world. People contact us constantly for information and advice about the best reloading supplies. We continue striving to provide superior product support and believe it is the core of our success. Today, I want to share a few tips that have become obvious over the years. Whether you are new to reloading or have decades of experience, I encourage you to come back often to learn and share tips on the hobby, money-saving tips, and tips for beginners.

#1. Create a Reloading Space. Whether you live in an apartment or house, you need to carve out some space for your reloading hobby. We’ve seen people use spaces as small as three feet by three feet and others take up an entire basement with more than one dedicate reloading bench. If you’re space challenged, a bench plate can be the solution you are looking for. The purpose is to maximize your benchtop real estate. The system has a steel base plate that you mount to your bench and a steel plate that you attach to the base of each of your presses and accessories. When you finish with one piece of equipment, it’s easy to pull it off the bench plate to mount another piece of gear on another plate.

Another space-saving option is a reloading stand that also works with the bench plate. A reloading stand works both as a space saver in small areas or as additional room for the reloader who has no more room on his main bench. The Lee reloading stand is only 26″ wide by 24″ deep and has a steel shelf with two bench plate receivers for presses and mountable accessories.

#2. Use a Reloading Manual. Before you try your buddies’ favorite loads and especially before trying what you read in online forums from unknown strangers, learn the safety and accuracy that comes from loads that have been tested by experts. Use a comprehensive reloading manual to develop safe minimum and maximum loads. No matter how knowledgeable you are, you will find new and interesting information put together by specialists. Even journeyman shooters developing their own loads use a good manual to look up other cartridges with similar capacity and pressure values.

#3. Use a Kinetic Bullet Puller. We all make mistakes but with a bullet puller, you don’t waste the brass. More than one shooter has taken a batch of new rounds to the range only to learn something isn’t right. For whatever issue you run into, a kinetic bullet puller lets you quickly break down your mistakes and reuse the brass.

#4. Build Your Reloading Bench. Referring back to tip #1, a custom bench can maximize the space you have available. The best benches are heavy-duty to last a lifetime and withstand the rigor of pulling thousands of loads. When building it out of wood it should be glued and screwed together. The legs and supports should be heavy-duty with cross-bracing. Top plywood is best at 1” or 1½” in thickness. I suggest a topcoat of polyurethane with a few coats of sealant to prolong the life of the wood and protect it from solvents, gun oil, etc.

#5. Start With Basic Equipment and Reloading Supplies. The simplest way to get started is with a Lee Loader kit. Along with that, you’ll want a single-stage press for the most cost-effective and easiest way to begin reloading. A single stage press teaches you the process basics.

#6. Range Brass for Practice Ammo. Range brass can be okay for practice and maybe shooting in local matches. But it’s not recommended for defense or hunting. Be safe; only collect range brass at the end of your session or when no one is actively shooting. Don’t waste time at the firing range inspecting every piece of brass you see. Instead collect the ones that look good and inspect them at home.

Titan Reloading wants to be part of your reloading experience. You’ll find a constantly updated stream of insights and tips from our blogs, newsletters, help videos, and FAQs.

For further information and to shop our online store please visit or contact Titan Reloading the Master Distributor of Lee Precision reloading equipment & supplies at 262.397.8819 with any questions.

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Keep It Simple With Basic Equipment and Reloading Supplies During These Trying Times

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Having reloading supplies on hand assures that you can enjoy your favorite indoor hobby whenever you want. Sitting down at your workbench for some solitude and being productive is very rewarding whether it’s because of the weather, COVID-19, recharging your batteries, or some other reason.

Doing your own ammo reloading does a lot for your peace of mind in these trying times. Once you have the basic equipment and as your finances allow, you can stock up on reloading supplies like powder, primers, bullets, and brass. From stormy days to COVID concerns, you’ll be prepared with a productive and useful indoor hobby.

The DIY in you will also appreciate the mechanical aspects of the hobby. Not only does it involve presses, gauges, close measurements, and other tools, once you get started, you’ll soon be fine-tuning your loads to improve your results over those store bought rounds that are more expensive and harder to find. You do have to make an initial investment in the basics but it’s almost certainly more cost effective than you think.

Safety First

The following safety tips go a long way to help you achieve success; especially if it is your first time reloading. Of primary importance is proper handling and storage of reloading supplies (especially primers and powder). The other important aspect is always following the instructions from a trustworthy handbook and by the manufacturers of the equipment as well as the reloading components. Don’t hesitate to ask if you don’t understand everything. These safety tips are not all-inclusive but are the place to begin.

  • Before sitting down at your workbench, give it a visual inspection for potential hazards. A tidy workspace is a safe workspace.
  • Commit your undivided attention to the task at hand. Having a well-thought-out routine that you follow avoids mistakes. Reloading is a leisurely hobby – slowing down avoids mistakes. No alcohol or drugs.
  • Limit the powder at hand to what is needed right now. No smoking around powder and keep your extra supply stored safely away from your immediate work area.
  • Don’t store primers in bulk! Bulk primers are very likely to mass detonate with the explosive power of a hand grenade.
  • Don’t take an unnecessary risk by reloading without safety glasses.
  • When loading powder, check your caliber and measure twice. Make it a habit to visually check the powder level to be sure that you have not doubledthe powder charge.
  • Measure your seated rounds with a caliper, if you can’t chamber it, don’t shoot it.
  • Store your reloads in a cool, dry place.
  • Cleanup your workbench when finished (especially powder and primers). Your ammo reloading bench is not the place for old car parts nor a temporary place for other items.

Be safe and enjoy! Having ample reloading material on hand will have you ready to head outdoors whenever the time and desire to go shooting is right. You’ll also walk away from your workbench with the satisfaction of a job well done.

Titan Reloading has most items in stock and is receiving new shipments daily and weekly. We fill orders in the order they are placed.

Titan Reloading is a Master Distributor of Reloading Supplies & Equipment online. Choose from Lee Precision, Dillon, Hornady, Redding, Mec, & Lyman. For more information and/or to shop our online store please visit or contact Titan Reloading the Master Distributor of Lee Precision reloading equipment & supplies at 262.397.8819

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Gun Enthusiasts Guide to Reloading Supplies

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It takes practice and repetition to fully appreciate the benefits of the ammunition reloading process. Once you have all of the equipment and supplies you need and get the hang of it, you will begin to see the benefits and features that shooting enthusiasts have enjoyed for years, including:

  • Significant savings over buying new bullets
  • Customize bullet options
  • Ability to recreate ammunition types that are rare, obsolete or otherwise unavailable

Reloading ammunition does take a basic list of equipment and supplies you will need to invest for your hobby. The following are the most important materials and gear to get started.

Reloading Press

The reloading press is the foundation of the ammunition reloading process. There are three types of reloading presses available based on your level of experience, the volume of your reloading activities, and your budget.

  • Single stage

    The most basic and most affordable type of reloading press, single stage presses combine the decapping and resizing operations. A mechanical arm is used to push cases and the case holder into reloading dies. A single stage reloading press is most often used by gun hobbyists with little to no prior reloading experience.

  • Turret.

    A turret reloading press allows you to load hundreds of rounds per our with multiple dies mounted on the press. A powder measure can be mounted to for using multiple dies. This is the next logical step for those gun enthusiasts who are looking to save time and reload bigger volumes of ammunition than a single stage press.

  • Progressive. 

    These are more advanced reloading presses that will require additional knowledge and set up to run safely and efficiently. Multiple die stations allow progressive presses to produce up to 500 rounds of ammunition an hour. Recommended only for the most experienced reloading veterans.

Reloading Dies

A variety of dies are available for pistols and rifles. Reloading dies are essential for the precision of the ammunition reloading process. Different types of dies are used to enhance various qualities of the shoot, such as precision, volume, and versatility, so it is important to get the proper reloading die for your specific use and applications.


Calipers are used to accurately measure to match individual specifications and to adjust the reloading die to the length of the bullet to you need. Calipers come in sized, quality and cost, including some that come with digital displays to make the process more precise and accurate.

Powder scale

Powder scales are also available in a wide range of styles, prices, and features. Electric reloading powder scales increase efficiency and speed, while balance scales are more suited for those with limited reloading experience, as they are easier to calibrate.

Reloading manuals

Whenever you are reloading ammunition, a reloading manual should always be nearby. These manuals provide valuable information relating to the amount of ingredients needed for the reloading process. The reloading manual lists bullet and powder types, and the charge amounts required for each kind of configuration.

Reloading starter kits

For those gun enthusiasts that are just getting started in ammunition reloading a starter kit comes with all of the reloading supplies you will need. As you gain experience, confidence, and momentum, components can be upgraded to speed up the process and increase the volume per hour.

Titan Reloading is a Master Distributor of Reloading Supplies & Equipment online. Choose from Lee Precision, Dillon, Hornady, Redding, Mec, & Lyman. For further information and/or to shop our online store please visit or contact Titan Reloading the Master Distributor of Lee Precision reloading equipment & supplies at 262.397.8819 with any questions.

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Essentials One Needs to Get Started with Reloading

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Whether you are a novice shooting enthusiast or a veteran with years of experience, reloading your own ammunition can save you significant amounts of money and turn into a fun hobby in the process. Using the proper supplies and equipment makes reloading ammunition a safe and efficient process.

If you are just starting out reloading your own ammunition there are some initial costs associated with getting all the reloading supplies and materials you need to get you going, but you will start seeing the savings, there is no turning back.

As you get more advanced and branch out, there are options to make the process more efficient for larger amounts of ammunition.

Reloading Press

The reloading press is the foundation of ammunition reloading. The press holds the dies you use to process the ammunition and is available in a wide range of shapes and sizes. The purposes of the reloading press:

  • Presses brass casings against the decamping pin forcing out the old primer
  • Forces casings into resizing die
  • Returns brass to its original shape and size
  • Inserts new primer into primer pocket that was just emptied
  • Opens the mouth of the casing so a new bullet can be inserted
  • Presses the new bullet into the casing
  • Crimps bullet casings to complete the shaping of the bullet

There are three main types reloading presses available on the market today – single stage press, turret press, and progressive press. Each has its own benefits, features, and restrictions.

Single Stage Press

A single stage press is the most basic used for those just starting to reload ammunition. It provides the easiest, safest, and most affordable option for shooters with zero or limited experience reloading. You will be able to learn the process and start reloading ammunition without having to make too many adjustments or calibrations.

Turret Press

The next step up for enthusiasts with a little more experience is the turret press, which can hold multiple dies and allows you to load hundreds of rounds an hour. Turret presses can reload much larger batches than a single stage press and will save you even more money and time once you are ready to take the next step.

Progressive Press

The most advanced press is the progressive press that only the most experienced reloaders and active enthusiasts should attempt. These presses are designed for shooters who go through large amounts of ammunition on a regular basis. They are far more complicated than the single stage and turret presses, requiring more time and experience to set them up and use them safely and efficiently. They come with multiple die stations, powder measures, and several specialty dies. The highest priced reloading presses on the market, progressive presses are designed to reload batches of ammunition at a high rate.

Reloading Manual

The reloading process cannot be properly completed with referring to the press’ reloading manual to guide you through. Your reloading manual is used as an essential reference every time you are developing a load. It is filled with valuable information and tips to help make the process go smoothly and safely.

Reloading Dies

Reloading dies are used in in the decapping, sizing, seating, and crimping applications in the process. Dies are designed for specific needs and types of gun being used. Reloading dies can be used when you are shooting for quantity, versatility, or precision.

Each caliber you are reloading requires its own set of dies and shell holders. There are three main categories of reloading dies:

  • Expanding die
  • Seating and crimping die
  • Sizing, decamping die

Additional Reloading Supplies

The following are some more supplies and accessories that help in the reloading ammunition process:

  • Calipers
  • Case Cleaner
  • Powder Dispenser
  • Powder Scale
  • Reloading starter kits
  • Workbench

Get Started with Titan Reloading Today

If you are just starting out reloading ammunition, looking to upgrade your system, or need to restock you supplies, the industry experts at Titan Reloading have everything you need. Contact Titan Reloading today for complete information or browse our expansive online catalog to find the equipment and materials you need. For further information or any questions please contact us here.

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Reloading for Beginners

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Ammunition reloading is used by beginners and veteran shooting enthusiasts alike to save money and take up an enjoyable and fulfilling hobby. The process is safe and efficient with the proper reloading supplies.

Reloading Manual

The reloading manual is the most essential item you will need for the reloading process. Used as a valuable reference source each time you develop a load, the manual also contains reloading information, as well as helpful tips to make the process smoother and more efficient.

A reloading press is an essential component of the reloading process that is used to:

  • Press brass casings against a decapping pin that forces out old primer
  • Forces casings into resizing die to return the brass to its original shape and size
  • Insert a new primer into an empty primer pocket
  • Opens the mouth of the casing to insert a new bullet
  • Press the new bullet into the casing
  • Crimp bullet casings

Reloading presses are available in three main types depending on the kind of reloading application you need.

Single Stage Press

Ideal for beginners and those with limited experience, a single-stage press is the most cost effective and easiest way to begin reloading your own ammunition. More costly and complicated presses can produce higher volumes quicker and easier, however working with the single stage press will teach you the basics of the process, from which allow you to build on your skills accordingly.

Turret Press

A turret press can hold multiple dies at one time allowing you to quickly index from one die to another, with some models offering an automated index function. Turret presses are often used as starter presses for rifle and pistol reloaders. They are also used as a precision rig by experienced loaders.

Progressive Press

A progressive press is used by experienced, active shooting enthusiasts who regularly go through a high volume of ammunition. Single stage reloaders do not suffice when processing hundreds of cartridges. These more complicated machines need more time, effort, and maintenance to set up and use safely and smoothly. Progressive presses feature multiple die stations designed to hold all dies needed for your reloading application, as well as powder measures and specialty dies. Progressive presses are the most expensive type of press created tocrank out large batches of ammunition.

Reloading Dies

Reloading dies screw into reloading presses as the press pushes the case into a die. A set of dies and shell holders is needed for each caliber you need to reload. The three main types of reloading dies include:

  • Sizing, decapping die
  • Expanding die
  • Seating and crimping die

Reloading Starter Kits

Shooter enthusiasts just getting started in the process of reloading ammunition often begin with a reloading starter kit that includes a complete set of components at a discount over purchasing each piece separately.  Even as you advance onto more advanced machinery and processes, you will still be able to make use of the single stage press and other reloading supplies that come in reloading starter kits.

More Reloading Supplies

Additional reloading supplies and accessories needed to reload your own ammunition include:

  • Powder Dispenser
  • Powder Scale
  • Calipers
  • Workbench
  • Case Cleaner

Contact Titan Reloading Today, The Premier Reloading Supplier

For further information or questions about ammunition reloading process, contact the industry professionals at Titan Reloading at 262.397.8819 or browse our expansive online catalog to find exactly what you need to get started