New From Federal: Train + Protect VHP and Non-Typical Whitetail Ammo

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Federal Ammunition will be releasing two new product lines at the NRA Annual Meetings this weekend: Train + Protect handgun rounds with a new “Versatile Hollow Point” projectile, and Non-Typical…

New From SIG SAUER: SIG HT Hunting Ammo in .223

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SIG’s line of hunting ammunition — SIG HT — has tripled in size this month. Expanding on their existing 120 grain 300 BLK offering, the new 60 grain .223 Rem…

CapArms Question of the Day: Got .22?

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I received a Davidson’s Ammo Blast through the mail yesterday. (Don’t worry, no one was hurt.) As you can see they’re offering 50 rounds of Aguila .22LR Target ammo for 12.22…

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The Truth About ‘Match Grade’ Guns and Ammo

Sam Hoober writes [via ammoland.com]: The term “match grade” does get used a fair amount when it comes to both firearms, components and ammunition. Does it actually mean anything, or…

Non-Lead Alternatives to Lead Ammunition Just Make Sense (Happy Earth Day!)

Reader Rory Bagley writes: As people have become more aware of the negative health and environmental impactsof lead bullets, there is more and more caution when using these types of bullets….

Gear Review: EZ Trimit

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If you’re considering a foray into reloading, know that there are those among us who would seek to keep you from knowing the truth. That truth: reloading — and I mean…

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New From Federal American Eagle: 6.8 SPC and 6.5 Grendel Varmint & Predator Loads

For folks who aren’t yet reloading their own ammo, dipping a toe into the world of niche AR-15 platform calibers can be tough. While there are dozens of caliber options…

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New From Winchester: Super X Subsonic .22 WMR

That’s right! Winchester is releasing a subsonic offering in .22 WMR. The Super X Rimfire Subsonic is, to my knowledge, the first and only subsonic .22 Mag round commercially available in…

John Farnham: ‘Bullet Jump’ Makes 9mm Snubbies a No-No

Gun guru John Farnam writes [via ammoland.com] Last weekend, during a Defensive Handgun Course, a student brought a Ruger five-shot revolver, chambered in 9mm. During an exercise, shooting factory 115gr…

Early Caseless Ammo: The Rocket Ball

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New York inventor Walter Hunt created many items we’re familiar with and still use today. Mr. Hunt patented the lockstitch sewing machine, fountain pen and safety pin. He also attempted to…

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John Farnham: Be Realistic About Your Defensive Ammo

John Farnam writes [via ammoland.com] The problem in “researching” pistol ballistic performance is that the only “data base” we have to consult has too few samples, and samples we have…

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A Water Hole, Murphy’s Law and a Lesson in Gun Safety at the Ranch

At the ranch in Arizona, I keep water trickling to maintain a water hole. It’s the only reliable water for about three miles in any direction. I keep a game…