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Technical Articles - Ammo

First Issue of Cartridge

Cartridge: The Official Journal Of Peterson Cartridge

2022 was a big year for us at Peterson Cartridge. Our production numbers were higher than ever. We launched several new calibers, including completing offerings in the Weatherby and Nosler Families. As we move into 2023 you'll notice we've made some more changes including this now-quarterly journal that will replace our general newsletter.

Handloading Ammo

Handloading for Increased Accuracy

Let’s face it, guns and ammunition are awesome. What red-blooded American doesn’t enjoy the smell of gun powder or watching their bullet impact the target.

Brady Oldfield

Down Time

If you're anything like me, and your life revolves around hunting, the months of June, July, and August are a painful time of year. Unless I can convince my wife that I NEED to sneak out west on a spring bear hunt or that I absolutely HAVE to travel to Africa or Australia on safari, my hunting seasons are over until the fall. This simply does not work for me.

Peterson Cartridge Calibers

Making a New Caliber

Every time we announce a new caliber we’ve put into production, we get hundreds of calls, emails, and social media comments asking why we didn’t go a different direction – why that caliber and not their favorite caliber?

Predator Contest

Peterson Cartridge Predator Contest

Our 2022 Predator Contest is taking place February 1st – 28th, 2022.

Trying to Find Ammo or Components in a Shortage

It is perhaps one of the most frustrating obstacles a hunter or shooter ever has to deal with. Going into a sporting goods store in the current market and attempting to buy powder, bullets, brass, or primers will have you shaking your head in disgust.

Fall 2021 Success with Peterson Cartridge

A photo gallery of successful hunts with Peterson in Fall 2021.


Peterson Cartridge Hunters Facebook and Instagram Group Launched

Are you a fan of hunting? How about Peterson Cartridge brass? Well we've got 2 amazing groups for you.

Peterson Cartridge Challenge

Peterson Cartridge Challenge

We are excited to sponsor the Peterson Cartridge Challenge, PRS Pro Series match this April 17th and 18th. The match will be held at MKM Precision in Kennerdell, PA and will host 18 challenging stages that MKM Precision is well known for.

22 Creedmoor Load Data

Since its’ inception, in 2007 by Hornady, the 6.5 Creedmoor has seen some pretty meteoric growth in popularity. Some of those popular wildcat cartridges are the 6 Creedmoor, .25 Creedmoor, and now the .22 Creedmoor. This data sheet will cover the .22 Creedmoor.

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 ...

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 ...

Extremely consistent, American-made brass rifle casings and ammunition, designed for long-distance shooters.