hand loader

hand loader

[′hand ‚lōd·ər]
(mining engineering)
A miner who uses a shovel, rather than a machine to load coal.
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Using the Outdoorsman, hand loaders such as Elmer Keith and Phil Sharpe pushed the limits of the .
While the company has maintained production of many of the old Hercules powders, quite a few new ones have been added, giving hand loaders a total of 35 options from which to choose.
Most surplus ammunition is Berdan primed which effectively hinders its use by hand loaders.
When it was chambered in the Ruger Single-Six, hand loaders were able to improve performance considerably.