Appellate Court Reverses Dismissal of NSSF and SAAMI Suit to Block CA Microstamping Law

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A rare court win for the NSSF and SAAMI in their effort to block California’s microstamping law. Here’s the NSSF’s press release: NEWTOWN, Conn – A California Appellate Court has…

Gear Review: Magnetic Ammo Can Labels

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Unless you’re a die-hard trial-by-fire kind of individual, at some point you’ll need to organize your ammunition. You may choose to do it at the last minute; while loading mags…

Price of .22 Ammunition to Drop?

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In the run up to the 2016 election, the price of .22 ammunition has been fluctuating up and down around six cents a cartridge for baseline bulk ammunition. The reasons…

Ammo Review Follow-Up: CCI COPPER-22

We’ve already reviewed CCI’s new COPPER-22, the fastest .22 LR ammunition anywhere, but I left some questions unanswered. What’s the velocity like through an extremely short barrel? A longer barrel?…

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Of Fads and ‘Facts’: Enough With the 9mm Already!

  A dear friend came to me the other day for advice on his first firearm purchase. After a lively dinner, we determined that he really wanted a semi-automatic centerfire…

New From Nosler: The 33 Nosler Cartridge

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Nosler’s just announced their most powerful cartridge yet…the 33 Nosler. Here’s their press release: Nosler®, Inc. is excited to introduce the patriarch of the Nosler® cartridge family – the 33…

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New from Savage Arms: AXIS and AXIS II in 6.5 Creedmoor

“The 6.5mm Creedmoor is a centerfire rifle cartridge introduced by Hornady in 2007 as a modification of the .30 TC, which was based on the 300 Savage,” wikipedia.org reports. So…

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.357 Magnum. Dead Caliber Walking?

Tom Claycomb writes [via ammoland.com] Back in the day, the Smokin’ . 357 Magnum was once considered a bad ass pistol round. That was before Dirty Harry hit the scene telling the…

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Why Universal Service Cartridges Will Never Happen

I’ve seen a number of articles on the web and in magazines recently that are concerned with the concept of a universal cartridge for military service. It’s interesting that there’s been so…

Carrying With a Disability, Part 2: Gun and Gear Recommendations

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Suggestions are about the same thing as opinions. I find that the majority of people mean well, but the main issue is that they’re telling you what works for them,…

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The Truth About 45 Colt vs. 45 Long Colt

Mike Searson writes [via ammoland.com]: The year was 1873 and Colt’s latest handgun, the Model P (aka as the Single Action Army Revolver of 1873) was just awarded the contract as…

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The Truth About Quarter Bore Cartridges

Doug Gilmer writes [via ammoland.com] The quarter bore cartridge family of ammunition is caught in the middle between the popular 6mms, such as the 243 Winchester and the “all the…

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