Hunting: Bella Twin, Little Woman with a Little Gun, a Big Bear and a Cold Front

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On 10 May, 1953, a front was passing through Slave Lake, a village on the South shore of Lesser Slave Lake in  Alberta, Canada. It was cool, cloudy, and windy….

The World is Turning to 9mm, so is the Short Lane Shotgun Adapter

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Major Van Harl USAF Ret writes [via ammoland.com]: European military and police have been using 9mm ammo in their handguns and machine pistols since WWI. The U.S. military switched from their…

Walmart Removes .22 LR Purchase Limits. The End of The Great Ammo Drought of .22?

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Regular readers will know that I’ve been monitoring the availability of .22 rimfire ammunition at Wal-Mart stores for some time. On Wednesday, I was surprised to discover four buckets of Golden…

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Why Most Cops Are Lousy Shots

“On Tuesday evening, the Salinas City Council voted to give the police department the go ahead to buy 70 new shotguns for $47,905, specifically Remington 870s with a price tag…

Shooting Lead with Lead: JTILTH

This Demolition Ranch video’s been up since yesterday. It’s already been seen over a million times. That’s impressive. Less impressive — at least to my eyes — is the test…

.40 S&W? Yes Please!

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David Tong [via ammoland.com] writes: There’ve long been questions regarding the reason the .40 Smith & Wesson cartridge has been losing popularity, even though as of as late as 2011,…

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New From Federal: HST 130 Grain .38 Special +P

Federal’s highly-lauded HST line now offers a .38 Special +P load. The deeply-seated hollow point sure gives it a unique look, but performance should be the exceptional HST norm. Federal…

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New Jersey Sues SIG SAUER For “Malfunctioning” P229s

Our good friends over at The Trace are running a story this morning about SIG SAUER’s P229. Specifically, how the New Jersey police claim that it’s a jam-tastic pile of junk….

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Relative Uses AR to Rescue Family from Armed Thugs: Defensive Gun Use of the Day

Earlier this week, a Houston family was victimized during a home invasion nightmare. Some time in the early morning hours, twin 19-year-old brothers woke to their parents screaming while being beaten…

In Praise of the [Clearly Superior] .40 S&W Cartridge

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By Luis Valdes O .40 S&W, you are being driven from your throne! Thou, from when you graced the world, The world has loved and hated thee. 10x22mm is your…

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US Army Considers Ditching 5.56 NATO Round

There’s no secret that the military has been looking to ditch the M4 / M16 for quite some time. The last serious effort was the Individual Carbine competition, announced in…

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Wildcatting a New Caliber: .25 SPC

“Wildcatting” cartridges is nothing new. Ever since the invention of standard cartridges, people have been making non-standard cartridges out of them. The motivations for these home-brewed concoctions vary widely. Everything…