3 Tips for Choosing a Duck Hunting Load

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As is the case with brass-cased cartridges for personal defense, there will always be, uh, “discussion” about which soft-shell load kills ducks the best. Marketing tactics pushing the newest shot…

Ammo Review: Alchemist Ammunition C3 and Z-Clean

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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…

Gear Review: Magnetic Ammo Can Labels

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Unless you’re a die-hard trial-by-fire kind of individual, at some point you’ll need to organize your ammunition. You may choose to do it at the last minute; while loading mags…

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Springfield Armory Daily Digest: The Trump Pro-Gun Coalition, the Singing Peshmerga, and Trading Guns for Bail

As if you needed another reason to vote for him… Donald Trump Jr’s gun rights coalition includes Olympian and beauty queen – “An Olympic gold medalist, an influential lobbyist and a former…

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Of Fads and ‘Facts’: Enough With the 9mm Already!

  A dear friend came to me the other day for advice on his first firearm purchase. After a lively dinner, we determined that he really wanted a semi-automatic centerfire…

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…

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

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…

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

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,…

TTAG Question o’ the Day: Got Spares?

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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?…

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Made in Connecticut: Nutmeg Sporting Cartridge Ammo

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…