What’s Going On With .350 Legend?

I've been asked a lot about the new .350 Legend cartridge, the round that's set to take on the .450 Bushmaster in the straight-wall legal midwest woods. The .350 Legend has a number of...
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Lever-Action Ballistics Comparison: .30-30 vs .357 Magnum

By Chris Dumm Elmer Keith, Phillip B. Sharpe, Colonel D. B. Wesson developed the .357 Magnum cartridge in 1934. The first of the 'Magnum' pistol cartridges, it was a big hit. Literally. While there's still some debate over...
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Vista’s Acquisition of Remington Ammunition Brings Some Much-Needed Stability to the Business

Vista owns Federal and other ammunition brands and a portfolio of other outdoor brands such as Camp Chef outdoor cooking equipment, Bell and Giro bicycle helmets and CamelBak hydration products. It added Remington assets in...
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Basic Ballistics: 5.56 NATO vs. 300 Blackout

By Matt Sandy Yes, another 300 AAC Blackout vs. 5.56 NATO article. However, in this one, I'll compare the two specifically by looking at their ballistics. Ballistics is a broad term that actually covers three...
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Why I Shoot .40 S&W Ammunition With My Unmodified 10mm GLOCK 20 Pistol

First there was 10mm Auto. The FBI chose a watered-down loading -- a 180 grain bullet at 975 fps instead of more like 1,300 fps -- and a large-frame Smith & Wesson pistol through...
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The Truth About M855 5.56 NATO Ammunition

The White House has said that banning "armor piercing" ammunition like the wildly popular M855 round is "common sense" and would make our police officers safer, which is a bold claim. Given the quality...
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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,...
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Improve Your Shooting: 50-Round Skill Sustainment Course of Fire

If you didn't already realize it, if you don't continue to shoot over time, you will slowly lose your shooting skills. With ammunition so expensive and hard to come by, making every shot count...

.22LR vs .223 Remington – A Beginner’s Guide

I have been involved in the rifle sports for more than half my life. I shot in my first big competition at the Camp Perry National Matches when I was a junior in high...
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Shotgun Mini Shells: A Shotgunner on Their Advantages, Disadvantages and Best Uses

I love shotguns. I always have and I come from a family who used shotguns for hunting deer, shooting birds, and defending the homestead. In the Marines, I was one of the few Marines...

Ask Foghorn: Is it Safe to Fire .300 Whisper in a .300 AAC Blackout...

This is a question I've been asked a lot recently. Chaz, a commenter on TTAG, asked it this way: The 300 Whisper and 300 Blackout have small differences in their brass dimensions: Blackout 0.004 larger in the neck,...
Should You Buy a .338 Lapua Rifle?

Should You Buy a .338 Lapua Rifle?

For better or worse, long range shooting is all the rage today. I find that there are several camps that exist in this particular division of the gun culture, and each has their own...