If you’ve ever wanted to reload ammunition but didn’t know where to start this book is for you. You’ll find detailed chapters about primers, cartridge cases, gun powder, and bullets, explaining in layman’s terms what they are, variations you’ll encounter and the characteristics of each. You’ll also learn the different facets of case preparation: which are necessary and which are optional, and how to do them. You’ll learn some characteristics of gunpowder and which types work best with bulk measurements. There’ll be detailed photos and explanations teaching the process of reloading ammunition. From there you’ll be shown how you can gear up to reload your own ammunition even if you don’t have much money or space. Although most of the book is geared toward metallic cartridge reloading there’s also a chapter on reloading shotgun ammunition. It too, will show you the steps involved and how to become operational with very little money and minimal space requirements. After reading this book the novice reloader will: (a) be capable of making informed choices when purchasing their equipment and components; (b) be able to understand the reloading process and why certain steps are taken or omitted; (c) have a safe, profitable and enjoyable experience from the very beginning.