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…

An Old Warhorse Rides Again: Faithfully Restoring a K98k Mauser

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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…

RIP GLOCK 20: I Had a Kaboom

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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…

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

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…

In Search of…22 Ammunition (Texas Edition)

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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…

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What’s So Special About .38 Special?

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…

A Brief History of the .454 Casull Cartridge

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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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Ammo Review: Alchemist Ammunition C3 and Z-Clean

Clark Armory is an online ammo retailer specializing in non-toxic (i.e. lead-free) ammunition options. They set me up with a care package full of two types of ammo from Florida-based…

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Is .22 Rimfire Ammo Suddenly Plentiful For Everyone?

  One of my friends who is well-connected in manufacturer and dealer circles tells me that a whole lot of wholesalers and manufacturers had been running full-tilt in recent months…