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…

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

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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…

Yankee Marshall: .45 ACP Sucks for Self-Defense. Relatively Speaking.

This little gem from YouTuber Yankee Marshall has racked-up 100k views since it was posted during the waning moments of 2016. And why not? YM is a funny dude and…

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An Old Warhorse Rides Again: Faithfully Restoring a K98k Mauser

Because of my involvement in the Civilian Marksmanship Program sports and similar hobbies surrounding old military rifles I often find myself in an ethical debate with my fellow competitors and…

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RIP GLOCK 20: I Had a Kaboom

BLAM! The shot was noticeably loud and snappy. Then again I was shooting full-house 10mm. Debris peppered my face. “What the heck?” I thought it was dirt or bullet material…

Gear Review: Black Hills 7mm Remington Magnum – 162 A-Max

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I’m in the midst of putting the finishing touches on a long range hunting rifle built off a pawn shop Savage action I found earlier this year for $50. When finished,…

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SIG SAUER Rolls Out New 300 Win Mag Match Grade Ammo

Since they stood up their ammunition manufacturing facility a couple years back SIG SAUER has been on a roll. Originally intended to give SIG SAUER the ability to be a…

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In Search of…22 Ammunition (Texas Edition)

ED: Our man Weingarten loves him some .22. While he didn’t take the Great .22 Drought personally, Dean has made it his personal mission to keep tabs on the supply…

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Magpul Mags Save the Day for Army/Marines Common Rifle Round (M855A1). Somewhat . . .

Army Round Triggers Problems in Marine M27 Auto Rifle the punny headline at military.com announces. “Preliminary results of an Army test to see how the service’s M855A1 5.56mm round performs in…

What’s So Special About .38 Special?

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David Tong writes [via ammoland.com] The “thirty-eight-special,” was a simple lengthening of the .38 Long Colt round that had proved so inadequate against the Moro warriors of the Philippines during…

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Vista (CCI, Federal) Exec Sees Possible .22 Ammo Price War

When I talked to some ammunition insiders at the SHOT Show last year, the word was that Federal’s .22 ammo production would be increased by 20 percent in 2016. The…

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A Brief History of the .454 Casull Cartridge

David Tong writes [via ammoland.com]:  Americans are smitten by “power.” No question. We love our high horsepower cars, our torque-laden diesel trucks and motorcycles, and of course more germane to…

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