hand loader

hand loader

[′hand ‚lōd·ər]
(mining engineering)
A miner who uses a shovel, rather than a machine to load coal.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Using the Outdoorsman, hand loaders such as Elmer Keith and Phil Sharpe pushed the limits of the .38 Special round even further.
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.