DeSantis Gunhide Question of the Day: How Do You Store Your Ammo?

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“New to the P-100 Series line-up, the 100 Round 22 Caliber Ammo Box [not shown],” MTM Case-Gard’s presser proclaims, “It’s designed specifically for 22 LR and 25 ACP ammo, constructed of durable…

10mm vs. IIIA Body Armor

Commenting on RF’s post about fashion model and gun knowledge supporter Hannah Ferguson, TTAG reader Silphy said she’s thinking of upgrading to 10mm. Reason being? She runs security for an…

6mm Remington & .243 Ammunition – History and Usage

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Doug Gilmer writes [ via AmmoLand.com]: At 13 years old I saved enough money by Christmas of 1982 to purchase my first big game rifle, a brand new, iron sighted,…

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New From Lehigh Defense: Solid Copper Monolithic Wide Flat Nose Bullets

“Does having to use lube on your bullets drive you crazy?” Lehigh Defense asks. “Throw away that tube of lube, you don’t need it anymore!” Far be it for me…

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Misfires, Bloopers and Hangfires

If you shoot often enough, you will have misfires. They’re most common in .22 rimfire. The priming process for .22 sometimes results in a missed spot on the rim of…

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Making Percussion Caps and Primers But Were Afraid to Google

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Guns aren’t hard to make. Third world workshops and first world hobbyists routinely manufacture firearms using both common and exotic materials, by methods as varied as simple hammering all the…

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Twice Is Nice: Can You Reload Cartridges With Previously Fired Bullets?

It seems I can’t walk out my door these days without getting into some sort of nonsense argument over bullets or cartridges. Granted, I do start some of those arguments,…

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Portuguese Homemade Revolver Uses Homemade Cartridges

This image from homemadeguns.wordpress.com appears to be from a Portuguese police agency. Shotgun shells are often used for the clandestine manufacture of pistol ammunition. In many countries it’s much easier…

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DeSantis Gunhide Question of the Day: Got .22?

A little more than a week ago, I was in my local Yuma, Arizona Walmart. I was surprised to find 2300 rounds of CCI Mini-mag .22 Long Rifle cartridges and 1,000…

California Ammo Ban (Prop 63) On November Election Ballot

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Yesterday, Governor Jerry Brown signed a raft of new gun control measures — and left the state. Shortly thereafter his administration announced that another deeply unconstitutional measure relating to ammunition…

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Sunday Funday: Handgun Caliber ID Quiz

Last Sunday’s rifle caliber quiz was a lot of fun, and congrats to “Will from Oregon” for being the first to name all of the cartridges correctly! I headed back…

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Shooting Aguila’s 12 Gauge Minishells

Have you ever taught a new shooter using a shotgun? If your student is young or small-framed, even a relatively shoft-shooting 12 gauge can take a toll after 10-15 rounds. Well…