Hornady Rolls Out a New Caliber: Introducing the 6.5 PRC

Bumping the velocity of the very popular and already highly-capable 6.5 Creedmoor by up to 10%, Hornady’s new 6.5 PRC (Precision Rifle Cartridge) is sure to be a hit on the competition and hunting circuits. Indeed, the first two loads Hornady is offering are a 147 grain ELD Match and a 143 grain ELD-X Precision […]

SIG SAUER Arkansas Ammunition Factory Tour

Tom McHale writes [via ammoland.com] About three years ago, I had the pleasure of visiting the fledgling SIG SAUER Ammunition factory. It was in the middle of a cornfield in the Kentucky boondocks, I’m not exaggerating. As the business took off, it didn’t take long to figure out that SIG needed a larger factory. I […]

Is +P Ammunition Really Necessary?

When it comes to defensive ammunition, a lot of people opt for +P loads as a matter of course. It’s certainly not a bad idea on paper; many police departments and federal agencies carry +P or +P+ in their duty guns. The additional powder load nets an increase in velocity over standard rounds – though […]

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