Why Range Ammunition Is A Bad Choice For Your Self-Defense Gun

Don’t use range ammo as self-defense ammo. There are a number of good reasons why it’s a bad idea. Range ammunition — meaning full metal jacket or fragmenting ammunition in center fire rifles and pistol, target or bird shot in shotguns — is a generally poor self-defense ammunition choice. Not that there aren’t good uses […]

5.56 vs .223: What’s the Difference? Does it Matter?

What’s the difference between 5.56mm NATO and .223 Remington, anyhow? The rounds are supposed to be interchangeable…kinda, sorta, maybe…right? The difference in the round itself: the NATO round is a little bit hotter. The case is the same size, but the powder charge, projectile and also the rifle specifications differ. As a result, make sure […]