Shell Shock Shocker: The End of Brass Casings for Ammo?

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Press release: NRA’s Shooting Sports USA, the leading publication for the competitive shooting community, devoted their entire front cover to an image of Shell Shock’s NAS3 cases, and questioned whether…

.22 Availability Up, Prices Down

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I’ve been monitoring the local WalMart to see if the .22 bubble shows any sign of deflating. I haven’t seen any .22 long rifle for months. This afternoon was different….

Three Best Calibers for Armed Self-Defense

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  Caliber wars — gun owners arguing over the relative merits of various calibers of self-defense ammunition — are an ugly, protracted business. This article will do nothing to reduce…

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Ammo Weight Contest Winners Announced

Howdy y’all. I’m now a Texan. As our house won’t be move-in ready for a couple of weeks, one of the first things I did upon arriving was load precisely…

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NSSF: Local TV ‘Investigation’ Misses the Mark on Lead Ammunition

From the nssfblog.com: A local TV station in Iowa just released the results of its so-called “investigation” into the impact of traditional ammunition made with lead components on bald eagles….

Contest: Guess The Ammo Weight, Win An Aero Precision Complete Upper

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In two days’ time my move from Washington to Texas begins. After organizing most of my ammo into boxes on the floor, I began to wonder how much it all…

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Trump Hasn’t Reversed Obama’s Lead Ammunition Ban…Yet

One of President Obama’s parting shots aimed directly at America’s gun owners was an executive order banning lead ammunition on federal lands signed, almost literally, as he walked out the…

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Nosler Introduces 22 Nosler – SHOT Show 2017

If I get to thinking about it, I’ve always liked Nosler. I killed many a deer in my youth with their 95 gr. Ballistic Tip out of my .243 WIN….

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Obama Issues Lead Ammunition Ban on Last Day in Office

On their last day in power, the Obama administration instituted a new executive action banning lead ammunition from use on federal land. It’s a move that impacts hunters and recreational shooters in…

Hornady Accepts TTAG’s Readers Choice Award for Best New Ammunition of 2016

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Hornady is one of the biggest names in the ammunition business, making bullets and cartridges since the Department of Defense was called the War Department. Their latest creation, the ELD-X,…

A Brief History .416 Rigby Magnum Ammunition

David Tong writes [via ammoland.com]: In the annals of big-bore, repeating rifle cartridges, perhaps none have had such a lasting significance as the .416 Rigby Magnum. The advent of smokeless…

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Gear Review: Black Hills 7 mm Remington Magnum – 139 GMX

As part of my quest to build a hard hitting, long range, all day carrying rifle for an elk hunt that may or may not happen, I’ve been testing out…