New From Federal: HST 130 Grain .38 Special +P

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Federal’s highly-lauded HST line now offers a .38 Special +P load. The deeply-seated hollow point sure gives it a unique look, but performance should be the exceptional HST norm. Federal…

New Jersey Sues SIG SAUER For “Malfunctioning” P229s

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Our good friends over at The Trace are running a story this morning about SIG SAUER’s P229. Specifically, how the New Jersey police claim that it’s a jam-tastic pile of junk….

Relative Uses AR to Rescue Family from Armed Thugs: Defensive Gun Use of the Day

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Earlier this week, a Houston family was victimized during a home invasion nightmare. Some time in the early morning hours, twin 19-year-old brothers woke to their parents screaming while being beaten…

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In Praise of the [Clearly Superior] .40 S&W Cartridge

By Luis Valdes O .40 S&W, you are being driven from your throne! Thou, from when you graced the world, The world has loved and hated thee. 10x22mm is your…

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US Army Considers Ditching 5.56 NATO Round

There’s no secret that the military has been looking to ditch the M4 / M16 for quite some time. The last serious effort was the Individual Carbine competition, announced in…

Wildcatting a New Caliber: .25 SPC

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“Wildcatting” cartridges is nothing new. Ever since the invention of standard cartridges, people have been making non-standard cartridges out of them. The motivations for these home-brewed concoctions vary widely. Everything…

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Nest Eggs: Ammo vs. Retirement

Reader Thundervoice writes: I recently passed through the local Wally World in the middle of a weekday to pick up a couple of items. As always, strolled by the ammo…

New From Hornady: 300 WSM Loads

New to Hornady is the .300 Winchester Short Magnum. They’re jumping into the venerable caliber with two loads, one in their Superformance line and one in their Precision Hunter line….

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New From Winchester: Expedition Big Game Long Range

Running Nosler Accubond LR projectiles with high ballistic coefficients (0.719 in 6.5 Creedmoor, 0.640 in .30 cal), Winchester’s new Expedition Big Game Long Range line is specifically designed for hunting…

Hornady BLACK is the New Black: NRA Convention

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Hornady tells TTAG that their new-for-2017 BLACK ammo is flying off the shelves. “The price and bullet selection has really hit the sweet spot in the market,” Hornady marketing maven Emily Mierau…

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Valuable Shotgun, Ammunition Turned in as Hazardous Waste in Alabama

Over the weekend an antique German shotgun, made in 1892, was turned in as hazardous waste in Hoover, Alabama. At first, the Hoover authorities, who held Hoover Hazardous Waste Day to…

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New From Federal: Train + Protect VHP and Non-Typical Whitetail Ammo

Federal Ammunition will be releasing two new product lines at the NRA Annual Meetings this weekend: Train + Protect handgun rounds with a new “Versatile Hollow Point” projectile, and Non-Typical…