Jeff Gonzales: The Truth About Self-Defense Ammunition

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In his video below, The Range at Austin‘s gun guru Jeff Gonzales simplifies the whole “what ammo for my carry gun” equation. Which is just as it should be. Obsessing…

What Bullets Do (And Don’t Do) to Bodies

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Dr. Leana Wen, physician and Health Commissioner of Baltimore City, recently wrote an article for the New York Times. What Bullets Do to Bodies explained her experience with the unimaginable horrors of…

Look Out ISIS, UK Special Forces to Get the Deadliest Ammo Ever Invented!

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The Brits aren’t screwing around any more. In the seemingly never-ending fight against Islamist terrorism, they’ve decided to deploy the deadliest weapons they can possibly find. And that means…trocars! You…

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.50 GI: .45 ACP’s Odd Cousin

  Question: “Why do you carry a .45?” Answer: “Because they don’t make a .50.” Well, that answer doesn’t hold water, and hasn’t since 2004. Thirteen years ago, Arkansas-based Guncrafter Industries began…

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Hunting: Bella Twin, Little Woman with a Little Gun, a Big Bear and a Cold Front

On 10 May, 1953, a front was passing through Slave Lake, a village on the South shore of Lesser Slave Lake in  Alberta, Canada. It was cool, cloudy, and windy….

The World is Turning to 9mm, so is the Short Lane Shotgun Adapter

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Major Van Harl USAF Ret writes [via ammoland.com]: European military and police have been using 9mm ammo in their handguns and machine pistols since WWI. The U.S. military switched from their…

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Walmart Removes .22 LR Purchase Limits. The End of The Great Ammo Drought of .22?

Regular readers will know that I’ve been monitoring the availability of .22 rimfire ammunition at Wal-Mart stores for some time. On Wednesday, I was surprised to discover four buckets of Golden…

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Why Most Cops Are Lousy Shots

“On Tuesday evening, the Salinas City Council voted to give the police department the go ahead to buy 70 new shotguns for $47,905, specifically Remington 870s with a price tag…

Shooting Lead with Lead: JTILTH

This Demolition Ranch video’s been up since yesterday. It’s already been seen over a million times. That’s impressive. Less impressive — at least to my eyes — is the test…

.40 S&W? Yes Please!

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David Tong [via ammoland.com] writes: There’ve long been questions regarding the reason the .40 Smith & Wesson cartridge has been losing popularity, even though as of as late as 2011,…

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New From Federal: HST 130 Grain .38 Special +P

Federal’s highly-lauded HST line now offers a .38 Special +P load. The deeply-seated hollow point sure gives it a unique look, but performance should be the exceptional HST norm. Federal…

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New Jersey Sues SIG SAUER For “Malfunctioning” P229s

Our good friends over at The Trace are running a story this morning about SIG SAUER’s P229. Specifically, how the New Jersey police claim that it’s a jam-tastic pile of junk….