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A wildcat cartridge is a cartridge that is not commercially loaded by a major ammunition manufacturer, but could be loaded by a specialty or contract reloader.
Taming Wildcats: How To Design & Fabricate Custom Cartridges. Is one of AGI’s courses, taught by custom gunsmith Fred Zeglin, renowned cartridge designer and builder of the well-known Hawk series of cartridges, will get the viewer on the road to a thorough understanding of Wildcats and Wildcatting. Great material for any gunsmith or do-it yourself-er who want to make the tools themselves.
One doesn’t need to be a master machinist or tool and die maker to be able to turn out the blank resizing / forming / chamber reamers on the lathe; a tool post grinder is not needed. A bench grinder with a good fine grinding wheel and some practice will, with Zeglin’s expert and easy to follow guidance, will enable the viewer to turn out reamers that will equal anything one can buy! Talk about self reliance.
This video is a valuable addition to your library if you want to know how to design and build custom cartridges, reamers and reloading dies. It provides detailed explanations and demonstrations.
This DVD includes:
Introduction to Wildcat and WildcattingAdd to cart
The Five Design Steps
Resizing Die Reamers
Making a Reamer
Heat Treating a Reamer
Sharpening a Reamer
Forming the Brass
Making a Chamber Reamer
Using the Reamer
BONUS – Pages of information on resource material, tools, lubes and more!
Hawk Cartridges Manual$24.95
Hard cover reloading manual for Hawk Cartridges.
10 years of research went into the collection of data for Hawk Cartridges. This book includes all the data collected for all calibers. This unique line of wildcats is base on the concept of non-belted cartridges that deliver magnum velocities at pressures that are appropriate for the available brass. Most of the data includes pressure test results.
Fred Zeglin of Z-Hat Custom took the time to carefully assemble this data in a format that is useful to the reloader and student of ballistics.
Several articles both old and new are included to illuminate the Hawk Cartridge line-up. History and technical information, including how to form brass is all included. Very specific information about selecting correct brass for the cartridge you like.
Dimensions for all cartridges are included, no secrets here.
Everything you need to know to be successful with this line of Cartridges.Add to cart