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Technical Articles - Brass

Peterson now making .284 Win brass, sold exclusively through Graf & Sons.

Indianapolis, IN (April25, 2019) Today, at the NRA Annual Meeting and Exhibits in Indianapolis, IN, Peterson Cartridge Co. of ...

Peterson Cartridge - Subsonic Rounds

Want to get into subsonic rounds?

If you want to load subsonic rounds, Peterson Cartridge has the casings for you. Peterson casings are ideal for subsonic rounds.

Peterson Brass At Precision Rifle Series

Peterson Cartridge Named The Official Brass Of 2019 Precision Rifle Series Season

Precision Rifle Series (PRS) LLC., the preeminent precision rifle organization in the world, dedicated to the promotion and growth of the sport of competitive precision rifle shooting, is thrilled to welcome Peterson Cartridge as the Official Brass of the 2019 Precision Rifle Series Season.

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 ...

.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 ...

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?!” 

32 Firings

32 Firings

Recently our ballistician had some extra time in his schedule, and asked what he should work on next. We said, “Just for the heck of it, see how many times you can fire our .308s before you experience failure.” So that’s what he set out to do.

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