December 31, 2018: Lyman Digital Trigger Gauge

Since I’ve started experimenting with trigger replacements I thought it was time to upgrade my Wheeler spring trigger pull gauge.  Fortunately Santa thought so too. Continue reading


November 30, 2018: Apex Trigger Job

Specifically the  black Flat-Faced Forward Set Trigger Kit (Apex Part #: 100-154) for Smith & Wesson M&P M2.0 pistols.  It was introduced in November of 2017 and is currently available in black (100-154) red (100-153) and Flat Dark Earth (100-159).  See my May 31, 2018 post for a view of the profile of the original S&W M&P M2.0 trigger.  Continue reading

August 31, 2018: Hornady M-1 Case Tumbler

The last piece of reloading equipment added is the case tumbler to make the cases cleaner to show that I have some pride in my craftsmanship.  The second hundred rounds I reloaded were not cleaned.  Reading opinions of more experienced reloaders lead me to the conclusion that it is not necessary, but desirable.  I considered the wet versus dry methods and went with the dry media for my low volume needs. Continue reading