Links and contacts we recommend |
Out of the ordinary sites we find quite interesting and useful.
|Production Barrels and Accessories.|
Ken Kelly is a T/C fanatic and provided the original magna porting for the T/C custom shop.
|Graf & Sons for Bergara Encore Barrels and shooting supplies|
Bergara and Thompson Center factory production barrels, stocks, grips, & accessories from Graf's, one of the best sources for all shooting and reloading supplies.
|Various Reloading and Shooting Sites of Interest|
|Haus of Arms|
Shop specializing in TC guns and accessories.
Excellent forum with classified ads service.
|Ammo Guide web site|
Outstanding site for chamber diagrams, reloading data, and more. Excellent resource for cartridge and loading data, one I rely on frequently keeping up with the myriad of cartridges.
|Load Data |
|6mm BR Website|
Want to get into high tech accuracy? This is a great site to see what is going on and how to go about it from some of the top shooters, smiths, and barrel makers in the country.
|The Cast Bullet Association|
Die hard cast bullet shooters with lots of expertise in the field of cast lead bullets.
|LBT cast bullet moulds|
The premiere authority on getting the best from cast lead bullets. You should especially read his articles related to throat diameters and fire lapping.
Very broad assortment of cast bullet designs or design your own.
|Shooting Supplies In General|
|Ballistic Products for shot shell, shotgun slugs, and reloading|
They specialize in all sorts of shotgun wads and slugs, many of which have application for loading shot loads in straight wall common calibers like .444 Marlin and .44 Mag. especially. Very thorough and innovative support of shotgun shooters, both shot and slugs and slug ammo.
|Specialty Reloading Dies|
|CH-4D Die Company|
For all sorts of custom reloading and case forming dies at respectable prices. Prices for custom dies have gone through the roof, but CH-4D continues to provide excellent service providing custom dies.
Find the Reloading Dies listing in their menu and glean through the very interesting list.
If something strikes your interest, let me know. With over 500 chamber reamers and a size die in hand, I can probably cut the chamber for it.
|Los Angeles Silhouette Club|
Loaded with lots of good reloading and shooting information of interest to all shooters.
|Custom Ammo & Brass:|
|CNC Cartridge Co.|
Top quality .30 Bellm ammunition custom, loaded, production loaded, and reloaded. If you do not reload and want to take advantage of the .30 Bellm, CNC is the one to talk to for both new ammunition and for reloading your fired .30 Bellm brass.
They have been our choice for commercially loading .30 Bellm ammo and have been the sole source for .30 Bellm ammunition since its introduction and approval with the State of Illinois DNR in 1998. Quality is top notch!
They also supply .357 Remington Maximum ammo & will custom load.
Family owned and operated, good folks to deal with.
Call (618) 439-9053 for information.
|Grizzly Cartridge Co.|
Loaded ammo and cast bullets, including several loads for .357 Rem. Maximum
|Quality Cartridge Co.|
Specialty ammo, brass, and correctly headstamped wildcat brass.
Specialty ammo, including .357 Remington Maximum
|Rocky Mountain Cartridge Co. |
Lathe turned specialty cartridge cases.... obsolete, black powder, rifle, pistol, and shotgun including .410 ga, and special order brass. Special dimension brass for correcting excess headspace is also an option they offer.
|All About Proper Case Annealing|
"MUST READ" info on proper ways to anneal brass and also how to test brass to see if annealing is needed in the first place and if it has been correctly annealed.
|Safari Arms Custom Loaded Specialty Ammunition|
Custom loadings from the smallest rounds on up through the big bore double rifles for African hunting.
|Colorado Custom Cartridges|
Custom Loaded Ammunition For That Precision Shot!
T/C AND ALL OTHER SHOOTERS. How would you like to obtain ammunition that:
Is no longer made by the ammo factories, manufactured only when they want to and very limited (seasonal runs), wildcat calibers, ammo
that is loaded for your needs and with components you request, Calibers and loads that are assembled with components that the factories do
not offer, target and or match loads, and loaded to your receipt.
Colorado Custom Cartridge Co. LLC. a multi Federal licensed ammunition manufacture. We manufacture ammunition for individuals, working
one on one with them. We also supply Colorado Department of Parks and Wildlife, private gun clubs and retail sporting good stores. We
manufacture both new ammunition and re-manufactured. We can also reload your brass (saving you $$).
Please feel free to email or call us directly with any questions or for a quote.
Colorado Custom Cartridges CO. LLC
|Custom Barrels and TC Gunsmiths|
|Match Grade Machine custom Encore & Contender barrels|
My first pick of the custom barrel makers. Also do bolt gun & other fixed barrel gunwork.
Located just a few miles apart for over 10 years in Oregon and working together closely, Jim Hendershot is a first pick for doing Encore/Pro Hunter, Contender, G2 trigger jobs.
|Metaloy Hard Chrome Finishing|
One of the oldest and best of the firearms refinishers.
|David White's Precision Rifle Works|
D And T Custom Gunworks.
Bolt action, Ruger No.1, NEF, TC barrel rechamber work, barrel "stubbing," and TC Encore, G2 trigger jobs using our springs. NEF Handi-Rifle trigger jobs. Specialist in long range accuracy. Load development work and accuracy tuning.
Use the link above or call:
Leave message if no answer.
|The Gun Works of Central New York|
General gunsmithing, bluing, and shotgun ventilated ribs.
|Randall Rausch, TC and general barrel work|
Rechambering, recrowning, sight work, muzzle threading, parkerizing.
Serving southern California area and by mail. Reasonable rates and turn around.
|Ricky Bethke, Beyond Ballistics, LLC, bolt action work|
Bolt action rifle work, long range target rifles.
|Steve Mueller, muzzle loader conversions to meet primitive weapons regulations.|
Steve converts Encore muzzle loaders to use caps instead of 209 primers which are not legal in some states and/or converts them to "open ignition" where primitive weapons are required.
If the 209x50 Encore barrels are not legal for hunting in your state, contact Steve: (417) 574-6565 or cell 354-4329
|Shoot Side Hammer Muzzle Loaders Using Construction Stud Gun Blanks|
Another muzzle loader innovation by Steve Mueller uses stud gun blanks to propel .32 cal. muzzle loader round balls to about 1400 fps, .45 cal. to about 950 fps, and .50 cal. to about 650 fps for clean, quiet target practice or small game shooting.
Lowest power level blanks can also be used in conjunction with blackpowder.
(519) 352-0924 or
Warranty station for CVA muzzle loaders and various centerfire guns. Specializes in muzzle loaders.
|Barrel machine work & general TC repairs:
|Selling your collection of guns, barrels, & shooting equipment|
|Superior Antiques Liquidation Services|
Highly experienced specialists in quick, reliable sales of average collections and estates with their 30/30 policy, 30 days for 30% of fair market value with 100% sale of all items in the lot.
They take the stress and strain out of turning shooting equipment into cash while maximizing your return when death, divorce, or crises impact life.
|Misc. Sites of General Interest|
|Tony's Forends and Stocks|
Custom Encore and Contender/G2 grips and pillar bedded forends for best accuracy.
Here is your answer for forend bedding issues!
|Staunton River Outfitters |
Sean Coombs' reviews and evaluations of barrels modified or custom made by Mike Bellm. Lots of good pix by an avid TC aficionado that appreciates accurate barrels!
Excellent articles on barrel harmonics, pressure indications, and a number of other accuracy & ballistics topics.
This is not an endorsement of their software products since I have not tested any of them. But the information presented falls into what I consider the "Must Read" category.
Gun bluing, smithing and parts. Fast turn around and quality workmanship done the old school way. 1.570.724.7285
|Guns & Ammo Directory of the trade|
Looking for a particular business or source for something? Check out the Guns & Ammo Directory
|JB Bore Cleaner, USP Bore Paste|
Makers of the original JB bore cleaner, bore cleaning products, and lappiing compounds for firelapping barrels. I understand that Brownell's now carries the JB bore cleaning compound.
|Jim Hendershot's Gunsmithing|
Jim is a "go-to-guy" for excellent trigger jobs on Encores, G2's, and Contenders with very reasonable rates and quick turn around.
One of Jim's specialties is also fabrication of excellent portable shooting rests. Makes great products near where I used to live in Grants Pass, OR.
Jim is a good friend and all around good guy to work with.
|Jim at the bench with a .50 BMG.... check out his site!|
|Hodgdon Reloading Data Online|
Pretty broad assortment of data including many new rounds.
|TC Factory Barrel Twist Rates|
Hosted by the TC-List
|Hawk Handgun Bullets|
Maker of premium game bullets for a wide variety of rifle applications, Hawk also stands out as one of the best sources of outstanding bullets for handgunners. Of particular interest is the fact that they offer a choice of jacket thickness as well as point form to give the desired terminal performance according to the game being hunted. Ie, thin jacket for lighter game like deer, heavier jacket for bigger/tougher game.