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Durham Pistol & Rifle Club
3973 S. Jim Minor Road Haw River, NC 27258

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NRA Basic Metallic Cartridge Reloading Course (Miller)

  • Saturday, September 23, 2023
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Clubhouse all day
  • 1


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This course teaches beginning re-loaders the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude to safely reload metallic cartridges. Course is 8 hours in length and is conducted in the DPRC clubhouse. Includes all books, materials and reloading components needed for the class.  Students will receive the NRA Guide to Reloading handbook, the Basic Reloading Student Exam, a course completion certificate, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure and NRA Marksmanship Qualification Program Booklet.

 Lessons in the NRA Basic Metallic Reloading class include:

  • Introduction to Reloading & Reloading Safety

    • The Firing Process

    • The Reloading Process

    • Why People Reload

    • The Fundamental Safety Rules for Reloading

  • Centerfire Cartridge Components

    • Proper nomenclature for centerfire cartridge components:  Cases; Primers; Powder; & Bullets

    • Proper handling & storage procedures for cartridge components

  • Using the Reloading Manual & Reloading Data

    • Selecting a suitable load for a particular metallic cartridge from a reloading manual

    • Identifying useful ballistics information for a particular metallic cartridge load in the ballistics tables in reloading manuals

  • Metallic Cartridge Reloading Equipment

    • Identifying the equipment necessary to reload metallic cartridges

    • The proper operation & maintenance of reloading equipment

    • Requirements for a basic reloading bench

  • The Metallic Cartridge Reloading Process

    • The proper techniques used to reload metallic cartridges

    • Proper hygienic guidelines for handling lead & components

  • Practical Exercises 

    • Set up & operate reloading equipment

    • Set up a reloading data log and labels   

    • Reload (4) 9MM metallic cartridges 

Class Hours: 8:00am to 5:00pm

Cost: $125.00 - Includes all books, materials and reloading components needed for the class

To sign up you can register online or contact the instructor

Rick Miller919-616-1175     


No firearms in the classroom !

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