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375 CheyTac

How Peterson’s CheyTac-Caliber Casings Compare

When we set out to develop the tooling to manufacture brass rifle casings in the two popular CheyTac calibers (.408 and .375) we set a number of goals for ourselves. We had heard all the complaints about the existing casings on the market and knew we had to resolve each of those issues with our casings.

Peterson Has New Coating

Chamfering the mouths of casings, prior to loading them with a bullet, has been a topic of debate in the reloading community ...

Peterson Cartridge

Peterson Cartridge Product Changes

At Peterson Cartridge Co. we really do listen to the feedback we receive from our customers. And we make improvements to our ...

Tight Primer Pocket On Brass Casing

Tight Primer Pockets

Regarding the Peterson .308 family of casings, in large-rifle-primer size, your primer pockets seem tighter than others? On ...

.300 Norma Casings

Test Results On Peterson’s .300 Norma Casing

At the 2017 SHOT Show a customer came to Peterson and expressed interest in a .300 Norma case that could hold substantially h ...

Brass Casing Volume Check

For Optimal Performance You May Need To Change Your Load

A change in internal volume will change the performance of your load, and potentially your results at the target. The interna ...

Weight Sorting Brass Casings

Weight Sorting – Fact or Fiction

The main variables that cause differences in weight from case to case are as follows: Material removed when cutting in the ...

Head Ripping On Casings

Head Ripping Issue Caused by a Fluted Chamber

Casings fired out of a fluted chamber. Notice the visible fluting on them.   Illustration depicting how a fluted chamber ...

Chamfer

What happens to Case Neck Tension after repeated firings?

Do you think neck tension on brass rifle casings increases or decreases with continued firings from the same casing? At Pete ...

Peterson Cartridge's Joe Coury, with (R) Derek Rodgers, 2017 competition winner

Peterson Cartridge Brass Used in Win at King of 2 Miles

For those of you who aren’t familiar, there is an annual extreme long distance shooting competition called King of 2 miles (KO2M). This year was the third year for the event.

Target

Shooting Analogies

Being in the ammo business you tend to notice every time people use gun or ammo related analogies in their every-day speech. It is surprising how prevalent it is.  For no particular reason, a year or two ago, we started writing them down onto what became our Master List of Shooting Analogies.

Ammo Boxes

Bench-rest shooters: “You’re gonna love this box.”

Recently one of our employees was at the range and other shooters began to gather around his bench. Of course he presumed it was because of his prowess as a marksman. But instead of asking for his autograph or his expert advice, they asked him, “Where did you get that box?!”