NRA Metallic Cartridge Reloading Course

NRA Basic Metallic Cartridge Reloading Course

This program teaches beginning reloaders the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary to safely reload metallic cartridges. This coarse includes 4 hours of classroom training and a NRA Guide to Reloading handbook.  The afternoon will be hands-on training where we will all practice reloading.  A National Rifle Association Basic Metallic Cartridge Reloading Course Certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of the course.
This class is for HRC Members ONLY. 

Topics covered:

  • Reloading safety
  • Centerfire cartridge components
  • Using the reloading manual/reloading data
  • Proper equipment usage
  • Cartridge reloading procedure
  • Ammunition & component storage

  • Class Date:   Saturday, November 3, 2018
  • Location:      Holyoke Revolver Club
  • Time:            8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Price:            $75.00 – Lunch will be provided. (HRC Members Only).

Tuition is payable in full and in advance to reserve your place in the class. Payment is non-refundable, but rescheduling with a 48-hour notice will be allowed for the next available class. A class can only be rescheduled one time. Extenuating circumstances will be considered on a case-by-case basis. This course has limited enrollment. Courses fill up fast and the first 10 applications received will be assigned to the course. The balance will be notified of the next course date.

Chief Instructor – Bill Burgess / Assistant Instructor – Bruce Hermans  Questions? Contact Bill Burgess  413-531-3077 or email

This class is given annually in the Fall. 
The next classs will be held in October 2019.