Carrying With a Disability, Part 2: Gun and Gear Recommendations

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Suggestions are about the same thing as opinions. I find that the majority of people mean well, but the main issue is that they’re telling you what works for them,…

The Truth About 45 Colt vs. 45 Long Colt

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Mike Searson writes [via ammoland.com]: The year was 1873 and Colt’s latest handgun, the Model P (aka as the Single Action Army Revolver of 1873) was just awarded the contract as…

The Truth About Quarter Bore Cartridges

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Doug Gilmer writes [via ammoland.com] The quarter bore cartridge family of ammunition is caught in the middle between the popular 6mms, such as the 243 Winchester and the “all the…

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The How and Why of a Bolt Action .450 Bushmaster Hunting Gun

They say that necessity is the mother of invention, and that old bromide generally holds true. A few years back, the local lord decided to ease back on regulations that…

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Carrying With A Disability: A Telling Survey

I’ve spent a large amount of my life believing myself invincible. No matter the injury or damage, I just wrapped it up, sucked it up, and kept running. There’s a…

Fate or Fashion: Why Some Calibers Live Forever

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The small arms world is ripe with contradictions. In the edifice of ballistic paradox, there resides the haunting presence of some immortal designs. These concepts were likely never expected to…

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Happy 9mm Day!

Happy 9mm Day to the 9x19mm, 9mm Luger, 9mm Parabellum (“para bellum” meaning “prepare for war” in Latin), 9mmP, 9mm NATO, 9×19, simply the “9mm,” or whatever you prefer to…

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Ammo Review: CCI COPPER-22, the Fastest .22 LR Ever

CCI’s new COPPER-22 advertises that it sends a 21 grain lead-free projectile down range at 1,850 fps. Actually meeting that figure would make it the fastest .22 LR on the market — perhaps…

What’s Wrong With This Picture: F-35 vs. F-15 20mm Capacity

The above video shows technicians loading an F-15 with what they say are a thousand rounds of 20mm ammo. (wikipedia.org reports that the F-15 Eagle maxes-out at 940 rounds.) In contrast, the Air…

NRA-ILA: NJ Wants to Make Armor Piercing FN FiveseveN Ammo Illegaler

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The FN FiveseveN is a fine firearm, for what it is. As I pointed out in my review, non-law enforcement folks don’t have access to the FiveseveN’s higher-powered ammo, such as the  SS198LF…

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NWSSE: Freedom Munitions Boar Buster Ammo & Rifles

Freedom Munitions had a large presence at the Northwest Shooting Sports Expo, showing off their relatively new Boar Buster line of ammunition as well as a limited edition rifle purpose-built for…

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BREAKING: ATF Withdraws Wetted Nitrocellulose Regs Proposal

“The rumor is circulating that new federal regulations/reclassification of Wetted Nitrocellulose by ATF will put an end to domestic smokeless powder production in the U.S.,” Montana Shooting Sports Association (MSSA) asserts in…

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