Ammo Review: Black Hills .38 Special 125gr JHP +P

Black Hills Ammunition is an interesting ammo maker. They have had the honor of producing and developing the famous MK 262 Mod 1 5.56x45mm load for the Mk 12 Special Purpose Rifle as well as supplying civilians with top-quality self-defense, sporting, and hunting ammo. I recently reviewed their excellent 9mm 100gr +P HoneyBadger on these […]

Forget Background Checks, Now It’s Mental Health Screenings Before Ammunition Purchases

Why mess around with California’s capitulation when it comes to restricting the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding Americans? Face it, the Golden State’s new requirement for background checks before you can purchase ammunition is for gun-controlling wimps. No true gun-grabber would settle for such half measures. A Detroit politician has a much better idea; don’t […]

Living History: Duplicating Vintage Swedish 6.5x55mm Military Ammo

Everyone gets into guns for a different reason. When I was growing up, I had many separate interests that all got focused on guns. I loved woodworking, metalworking, history, and, above all, minute details about specific things. I became fascinated by the historical markings on old guns and eventually got into collecting and shooting surplus […]

Why People Argue About 9mm vs. .45 ACP

One of gun folks’ favorite debates is the ever-popular 9mm vs. .45 ACP. The 10mm vs. basically anything else comes close. Then there’s .30-06 vs. those who are wrong. Why, some newbies may wonder, is there such an intense and long-standing argument over the merits of 9mm compared to .45 ACP? What’s been relatively common […]

Federal Premium Adds New Hi-Bird Shotshell Loads

ROOSTER! If just reading that got your heart racing a little bit, you’re not alone. Bird season’s only about 60 days away. And just in time, Federal Premium’s added a few new load options to their excellent Hi-Bird Upland shotgun ammo line. Federal Premium Adds New Load Options for Hi-Bird Upland Shotshells ANOKA, Minnesota – […]

Ammo Review: Precision One Ammunition 90gr HP .380 ACP

Precision One Ammunition is a company out of South Carolina that is doing a great job making affordable, accurate, and reliable ammunition. In this ammo test I will be taking a look at their highly regarded .380 ACP 90r XTP load. I love some good .380, and I had high expectations for this load. I […]