Is There Any Point to .22LR Any More [Content Contest]

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By Bryce Adam Prescott It seems like not long ago a shooter could enter a gun store or Walmart and pick up a bulk pack of .22LR (usually around 500…

Good News/Bad News About Ammo Prices. First The Good News…

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Economics is supposed to make such clean, perfect sense. Heaven knows I spent enough time believing that back in college, studying how purely hypothetical ‘demand’ lines cross with purely speculative…

LA Times: George Zimmerman’s 106 Rounds Is A “Large Ammo Stash.”

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The apparently never-ending George Zimmerman saga continues, having stepped off The Streetcar Named Self-Defense and boarded the Wives And Girlfriends Crazy Train. Officials have just released a list of the…

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5.56 Ammo Drought Almost Over…But Don’t Buy Yet!

Ever since the Dark Days of December, 2012, 5.56mm ammo has been scarce as as TTAG post without a link to an Israeli supermodel. Through this past winter and spring,…

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TTAG Question o’ the Day: Got Spares?

As it will become apparent Really Soon Now, there’s more to this question that meets the eye. But I’m curious: If you conceal carry, do you carry a spare magazine?…

Made in Connecticut: Nutmeg Sporting Cartridge Ammo

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Connecticut has a long tradition of firearms manufacturing, starting with Eli Whitney’s gun factory in New Haven which was the birthplace of mass-produced firearms in America. The most recent addition…

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The Massad Ayoob Chronicles, Part VI

Well, campers, all good things must come to an end, and I’m afraid this is final installment of our first interview with Massad Ayoob. On a personal note, I can…

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Apocalypse How: What’s Next?

According to the raving loons over in mikeb302000’s slice o’ heaven, we gun owners are all knuckle-dragging homophobes, just a-waitin’ for an excuse to go all Mediaeval on someone. Not so much….

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Buying Firearms in the Age of Uncertainty.

All the results are in. The science is settled. No bout a-doubt it. What am I talking about? Global Warming? Nope. The Rise of Socialism? Not a chance. My being…

Get the Lead Out for Earth Day?

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Speaking of Earth Day (if we must), did you hear the one about the environmentalist who wants to ban lead in bullets? (Wait…you mean that’s not a joke?) Nope. It’s…

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Editorial: The Wonderful Thing About Ammunition Standards

Because of the constant need to one-up the competition and develop better-performing guns, I don’t think there’s ever a chance we’ll see real standards emerge in ammunition. As long as there’s a demand from consumers for bigger/faster/better, the gun industry will continue to say, “Standards? Standards!? We don’ need no steenkin’ standards!”

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The Importance of Earnest Practice.

Most anti-gun types automatically assume that a non-law enforcement or military gun owner has limited skills. It’s the “civilians shouldn’t be trusted with a gun” argument. In a way, they…