Ammo

HANDGUN AMMO

Springfield...

This 10mm is the latest in Springfield’s successful series of well-made $849 1911 pistols. The fixed sights encompass a ledge-shaped rear to allow...
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Pickle Jar Plinkers

Reaching into the large mason jar, I grab a handful of my favorite plinking centerfire ammo. Having several favorites, today’s flavor is 9mm and .38...
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The Magnificent...

If ever a cartridge were worthy of Magna Cum Laude status, the 500 S&W Magnum would hold those prestigious honors!
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Alliant’s Red...

For most of my 62 years of Handloading/Reloading, I have leaned to the heavy side of loads.
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Handloading The...

The modern era of the 2" revolvers/pocket pistol/snub gun/belly gun began in 1926 when Colt introduced the Detective Special by trimming the barrel of their...
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Perfect...

We continue our look at the Personification of the Perfect Packin’ Pistol using these words from the Taffin Dictionary of Sixgunning:
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RELOADING

Hercules 2400...

Over the years, we’ve been fortunate to see the development of new propellants formulated to wring everything possible out of a particular cartridge. The...
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Wanted: Blanks...

I soon learned loading blank ammunition isn’t an arcane craft, but it does require some special tools and sometimes a little imagination. Guns are...
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Handloading for...

I have been loading for the .38 Special since 1956/57. In those early years my sixguns were a Ruger .357 Blackhawk 4-5/8" Flat-Top and a Smith & Wesson .357...
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Pickle Jar Plinkers

Reaching into the large mason jar, I grab a handful of my favorite plinking centerfire ammo. Having several favorites, today’s flavor is 9mm and .38...
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Blackpowder blues

Pyrodex is a great black powder substitute and is popular with the in-line folks, along with Triple Seven.
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Alliant’s Red...

For most of my 62 years of Handloading/Reloading, I have leaned to the heavy side of loads.
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RIFLE AMMO

Trading Trials &...

So “Buckshot” wanted “The Neck’s” old Charter Arms Bulldog .44 Special, along with my WWII-era Randall Made #1, with pinned stag handle.
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The Magnificent...

If ever a cartridge were worthy of Magna Cum Laude status, the 500 S&W Magnum would hold those prestigious honors!
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THE .32 WCF

Of all the popular Old West cartridges the .32 WCF/.32-20 has lacked popularity with me. I don’t know why exactly.
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The Special .32...

The .32 Winchester Special is a cartridge I’ve never really understood, but it played a rather important role in my early life.
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Cast Bullets and...

As this is written, the United States is perhaps experiencing the worst ammunition and reloading component shortage since World War II.
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Secret Files & ...

If you’re squeamish, or prone to vasovagal syncope — grab the smelling salts. I’m about to reveal something few, if anyone, knows.
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SHOTGUN AMMO

Mossberg...

How is this thing not considered an illegal sawed-off shotgun?
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Winchester Model 42

I’ve always felt starting a novice shotgunner with a .410 borders on child abuse.
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XS Sights New +2...

XS Sights new Remington 870 +2 Magazine Extension kit will increase the capacity of your shotgun by 2 shots for better personal and home defense.
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Thinking Turkey...

Years ago, an enterprising wildlife biologist in my home state of Washington did some very slick trading with wildlife agencies in turkey-rich states back...
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Federal Upland Steel 20 GA shotshells and box
Federal Unloads...

Despite a year of unprecedented demand, Federal has reloaded and announced a new batch of handgun, rifle and shotgun ammunition offerings for 2021,...
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.41 Mag Slugs

Like most of my obsessions, it started by thumbing through a gun magazine — certain articles grab our attention, refusing to let go.
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