Calibers for Beginners: The Legendary .30-06

There are few calibers that occupy the American imagination as much as the storied .30-06. This is the cartridge that Americans used to fight both world wars, firing it from legendary weapons like the 1903 Springfield, the M1919 machine gun, and the M1 Garand. It’s also the cartridge of choice for famous hunters and adventurers […]

Hornady’s 6.5 PRC – Where Does It Fit In?

By John Stewart of Kiote Rifles Recently, Hornady released a new caliber, in conjunction with GA Precision’s George Gardner, called the 6.5 PRC (Precision Rifle Cartridge). For those of you who aren’t familiar with it, it’s based on the .300 RCM case, necked down to .264”. It requires a magnum bolt face and works in […]

Ammo Review: Black Hills 9mm HoneyBadger 100gr +P

A couple of weeks back Black Hills surprised me with their new HoneyBadger 9mm 100gr +P. I was curious when I opened the boxes, as I discovered a radical and aggressively different bullet design. Background As you probably know by now, a Honey Badger is a highly aggressive little beast. It is, by all accounts, […]

Calibers for Beginners: 10mm Auto

The 10mm Auto is a cartridge with an unusual history. It’s one of the few that has gained a reputation as both too powerful and not powerful enough for regular use by a variety of end users. In this article we will look at the 10mm Auto both in the past and how it sits […]

Is Old Ammunition Safe to Shoot?

As a long-time firearms instructor and head of a gun rights group, people ask me all sorts of questions. All questions have merit, especially for people new to guns. Among these questions, folks will ask about the safety of shooting old ammunition. I tell them that in general, old factory-loaded ammunition should be safe to […]

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