Winchester’s New Steel Shellcase Ammo Aims to Leave More Money in Your Wallet

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In order to maximize range time while minimizing cost, lots of shooters feed their guns steel cased ammo. The only problem – most of it is imported from Comblock countries….

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…

New from Federal Ammunition: American Eagle Syntech Ammunition

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Press release: Anoka, Minnesota –¬†Federal Ammunition is pleased to announce a whole new concept for range ammunition with introduction of American Eagle Syntech. American Eagle Syntech is the first range-specific…

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A Welcome New Player In Gun Food: Gorilla Ammo

When Kentucky Gun Co sent the Diamondback FS Nine for testing, I also requested to borrow an H&R Handi-Rifle in 300 Blackout (review in the works). Unfortunately, there’s nothing chambered…

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RUAG Copper-Matrix SX: Safe Short Distance Steel Shooting

RUAG, which sells civilian ammunition under the brand name “RWS,” has a new and interesting ammunition they were showing off at NDIA. Their ammunition uses a solid copper bullet designed…

Ammunition Consistency Testing: SetPoint, Hornady and Prvi

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Until this point our consistency testing’s been focusing on the .223 Remington / 5.56x45mm NATO cartridge. This time we branch out into another popular rifle caliber: the .308 Winchester /…

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Ammunition Consistency Testing: Nosler Custom Varmint

Just when you thought you were safe from the boxplots, I bring you another mathematics filled post about ammunition consistency! Well, not mathematics filled, but more than you’d anticipate outside…

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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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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!”

Why is Ammunition So Expensive: UPDATE

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I just got back from a little trip to civilization (Dallas). On my way back, I felt the urge to check out a store with a HUGE selection of guns….

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Why Is Ammo So Expensive? Ask Uncle Sam

You’d think at a time of 10 percent unemployment, rising taxes, out-of-control government spending, and deficit spending out the wazoo, you’d think that Uncle Sam would jump at the chance…