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What are the details of the reloading tools warranty?

All Hornady reloading tools and accessories are warranted against material defects and workmanship for the life of the product. Simply stated, if it breaks, we’ll repair it or replace it at no charge (at Hornady Manufacturing Company’s option).

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Where do I find information about warranty and warranty registration?

For warranty registration of eligible tools, please see the warranty registration page. Eligible tools include 00-7, 105 and 155 reloading presses; 366 Auto Shotshell Reloading Press; 50 BMG bullet feeder, case feeder, case tumbler, dies and die sets; Lock-N-Load® Ammo Plant; Lock-N-Load® AP Press; Lock-N-Load®... Continue Reading

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How do I assemble the RAPiD® Safe display box?

Please visit Hornady's YouTube page and watch the Hornady RAPiD Safe Assembly video.

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How do I set up and mount RAPiD® Safe?

Please see our First Use Instructions and User Manual, then also view the following Securing and Mounting Video. If further help is needed, please contact our customer service techs at... Continue Reading

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Can I buy replacement parts for my dies and loaders online?

We do not include replacement parts in our online store listings. Please place your order via our toll-free telephone number: 800-338-3220. We cannot guarantee the availability of parts for discontinued reloaders and dies. However, we do have many parts available for older models, and our operator can tell you whether the particular part you need is available.

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Where can I buy Hornady products?

Find your nearest retailer and contact them. If they don't have our products, ask them to order them for you. Otherwise, we suggest you contact one of the national retailers.

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How can I get a hold of Hornady products, which are scarce in my neck of the woods?

The current political climate has caused extremely high demand on all shooting industry products, including ours. Empty retail shelves, long back orders and exaggerated price increases on online auction sites – all fueled by rumors and conjecture – have amplified concerns about the availability of ammunition and firearms-related... Continue Reading

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Why does load data listed in various manufacturers' loading manuals differ when loading the same cartridge?

The size of the specific firearm chamber, throat dimensions, seating depth, bullet profile, propellant variances and crimping depth can all contribute to variations in load data. The data found in the Hornady loading manual represents actual results derived in the Hornady Ballistics Laboratory. Hornady recommends that reloaders... Continue Reading

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What would the velocity of your ammunition be if using a shorter barrel?

Exact velocities can't be calculated because variables associated with individual chambers and/or barrels affect velocity, but on average, velocity gains or losses will be approximately 25 to 35 feet per second per inch of barrel difference. But that hold true for every load or every gun. To truly measure performance, the load should be tested over a chronograph.

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Why does velocity differ from what’s listed on the ammo box?

In order to comply with industry standards, Hornady publishes data for ammunition derived from testing with Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers Institute (SAAMI) specification test barrels. SAAMI specifies minimum and maximum chamber sizes and certain barrel lengths for certain cartridges. For instance, most rifle test barrels are... Continue Reading

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