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Technical Articles - Brass

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?

.300 PRC Peterson Cartridge

Peterson Cartridge introduces .300 PRC

Introduced to the shooting world in 2018 by Hornady, the PRC in .300 PRC stands for “Precision Rifle Cartridge”.  This new cartridge features a .532” head diameter, a 30-degree shoulder and unlike previous generations of magnum rifle cartridges, has no belt. 

7mm Weatherby Magnum

Peterson Cartridge Introduces 7mm Weatherby Magnum

Developed by Roy Weatherby in the 1940’s and becoming commercially and culturally popular in the 1950’s, the 7mm Weatherby Magnum is considered one of the best one-rifle cartridges for long distance shooting. 

270 Weatherby Magnum

Peterson Cartridge Introduces .270 Weatherby Magnum

The ultimate long-range deer caliber and a .270 Winchester on steroids.

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.

6x47 Lapua

Peterson Cartridge's 6 x 47 Lapua

Most competitive shooters know and respect the caliber 6.5 x 47 Lapua. But there is another community that really likes the necked down 6 x 47 Lapua. Most 6 x 47 shooters dread the tedium of having to neck the 6.5 casings down.  Problem solved – Peterson Cartridge now offers factory made 6 x 47 Lapua.

Casings

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.

6.5 PRC

Peterson Cartridge introduces 6.5 PRC

Developed by George Gardner of G.A. Precision and based off the Ruger Compact Magnum case, the 6.5 PRC was created for use in the Precision Rifle Series matches.

33 Nosler

Peterson Cartridge introduces 33 Nosler

Introduced in 2017 as the fourth in a family of new cartridges from Nosler, the 33 Nosler features a 35-degree shoulder and a beltless design for ease of reloading.  The 33 Nosler can launch a 225-grain bullet in excess of 3,000 FPS, while using less powder than a .338 Lapua.

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