This book is renowned in cartridge reloading and wildcat circles for good reason; it is the culmination of decades of reloading experience and cartridge development by P.O. Ackley as well as a number of contributing writers. The information contained herein ranges from the basic to the truly advanced and it is all must-know knowledge for the cartridge reloader.
Following the numerous chapters covering the science and safety of cartridge reloading, there are over 200 pages of handgun cartridge loads to help the reloader get the most out of their cartridges.
The author, P.O. Ackley, has been associated with the development of high velocity “wildcat” cartridges and is one of the foremost authorities on “wildcat” cartridges.
This is a facsimile of the book published in 1962. Although originally published without a volume designation, this book is commonly referred to as volume 1. 565pp