State Your Case: 9mm vs. 300 Blackout

Are you comparing 300 AAC Blackout to 5.56 NATO? If so, you’re doing it wrong. Sort of. You see, 300 BLK wasn’t intended to replace or compete with 5.56/.223 so much as with good ol’ 9x19mm Parabellum . . . Apples and oranges? An absurd comparison? TTAG’s Instagram and Facebook audiences sure had some strong opinions […]

State Your Case: 9mm vs. .38 Special

When we look at different cartridges there is often a focus on the disembodied numbers that describe them. All too often there’s a mental disconnect between the numbers and reality, and in many cases the numbers are skewed to make one cartridge look “better” than another it ostensibly competes against. Reality is far different than […]

Honor Defense Announces New Line of Frangible Hollow Point Personal Defense Ammunition

Press release: Gainesville, Ga (October 30, 2018) – Honor Defense is pleased to announce the introduction of a new line of hi-performance self-defense ammunition for consumers. The new ammunition features: Precision-drilled hollow point Maximum accuracy Frangible Maximum terminal behavior in soft tissue Reduced ricochet Perfect for steel plate training or self-defense Top pistol self-defense calibers .380, […]

5.56 vs .223: What’s The Difference Anyway?

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 hotter. The case is the same size, but the powder charge, projectile and also rifle specifications differ. As a result, make sure to check your AR-15 […]