Ammo

HANDGUN AMMO

Underrated...

As a shooter, handloader, varmint/big game hunter and competitor, I think several guns and calibers are underrated. It seems media hype often leads less...
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Jacketed Bullets...

Does anyone really know when modern jacketed bullets began to appear in sixgun cartridges? Yes, I know all about FMJ .45 ACP bullets used in both Smith &...
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Black Powder...

By 1850, Colt had the .44 Dragoon, the .31 Pocket Pistols and the 1851 Navy .36. The Dragoons were too large and heavy for most to consider carrying on the...
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There are five basic models of Dragoon originally produced in the short time frame from 1847 to around 1850. First came the Walker, which was improved...
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First Big Bore...

S&W MODEL #3 AMERICAN — Beginning in 1857, Smith & Wesson produced .22 and .32 Rimfire pocket pistols. In order to offer a larger caliber in a more...
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The 360 Buckhammer

When an ammunition company introduces a new cartridge, it seldom piques my interest. But, for some reason unbeknownst to me, Remington introduced the 360...
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RELOADING

Underrated...

As a shooter, handloader, varmint/big game hunter and competitor, I think several guns and calibers are underrated. It seems media hype often leads less...
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Jacketed Bullets...

Does anyone really know when modern jacketed bullets began to appear in sixgun cartridges? Yes, I know all about FMJ .45 ACP bullets used in both Smith &...
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Marlin Model...

Lever loonies are rejoicing over the wonderful job Ruger is doing with the Marlin line of lever guns. Overall, these rifles are slimmer, smoother and more...
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Cluttering,...

Deep within the bowels of the World Wide Web is a picture of Albert Einstein’s desk taken on the day he died. Covered with pamphlets, books, legal pads...
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There are five basic models of Dragoon originally produced in the short time frame from 1847 to around 1850. First came the Walker, which was improved...
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AGS Brass Case...

At last year’s SHOT Show, I met the Serbian inventor of what I’d argue is the very best semi-automatic case annealer. It handles cases with bases from...
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RIFLE AMMO

Underrated...

As a shooter, handloader, varmint/big game hunter and competitor, I think several guns and calibers are underrated. It seems media hype often leads less...
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The Fabulous .45-70

The year 2024 is the 150th anniversary since the advent of the .45-70 — and if there was ever a cartridge or rifle to fire it that deserved to last a...
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Marlin Model...

Lever loonies are rejoicing over the wonderful job Ruger is doing with the Marlin line of lever guns. Overall, these rifles are slimmer, smoother and more...
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The 360 Buckhammer

When an ammunition company introduces a new cartridge, it seldom piques my interest. But, for some reason unbeknownst to me, Remington introduced the 360...
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Triple Bull Hunt

Tim Sundles, head honcho of Buffalo Bore Ammunition, has supplied test ammo to me for years while patiently answering all the questions from my prying mind....
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.32/.38/.33 WCF...

Over many decades of shooting, one is bound to develop favorites. One of mine is a genre of firearms; pistol-cartridge rifles, carbines and revolvers.
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SHOTGUN AMMO

DIY Counter-Dog...

Growling at my bride is a capital offense no matter your species. I write for gun magazines. Trust me when I tell you I have the tools to solve the problem.
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Shell Games

When you think about it, shotgun design hasn’t changed a whole lot in the past several decades. The first over/under was a Beretta wheellock musket...
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Ballistic Frugality

What if you really could only take one? For a real deal bugout survival defensive situation, are you better off with the $4,500 black rifle or the no-frills...
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My Kingdom For A...

Your favorite shotgun action — over/under, pump, semi-automatic or side-by-side — doesn’t matter if you can’t find shells to drop into the chambers
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Federal...

Federal Ammunition — celebrating its centennial year in 2022 — rose from a defunct shotshell factory into an industry powerhouse now partnered with...
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Real Deal or Pea...

Small-bore shotguns have always had a cult-like following but more and more shooters are finding out the 28 gauge is legit.
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