Self Defense Tip: Rotate Your Defensive Carry Ammunition

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Many folks — cops included — load up their self-defense sidearms, and from there, those tools silently serve and protect their owners from bad people with evil in their hearts….

Gear Review: K Rounds Range Back Pack (Gen1)

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K Rounds is a company that’s not afraid to experiment. In fact, they have a solid reputation of making products like the Pancake-Thigh Rig come to life in their custom shop…

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…

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Ammo Review: Alchemist Ammunition C3 and Z-Clean

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…

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Gear Review: Magnetic Ammo Can Labels

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…

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

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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…

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

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…

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?…