Ammo

HANDGUN AMMO

Handloading the...

Today’s latest idea in bullets is powder coating. Several companies offer powder-coated bullets and it’s pretty easy as a do-it-yourself project.
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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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.375 JDJ

Thanks to stalwarts JD Jones of SSK Industries and Larry Kelly of Mag-na-port International, the 1970s were the heyday for handgun hunters, the decade being...
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Handloading the...

The U.S. Military used the 1911 through two world wars and then in 1947 the Army began looking at the possibility of adopting a smaller, lighter .45 ACP pistol.
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The .45 ACP Part I

As this is written we are at the apex — hopefully — of the Corona Virus Lockdown.
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Handloading the...

In 1905 John Browning designed a semi-automatic pistol firing a new .45 cartridge the style of which we now label “rimless,” even though it does...
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RELOADING

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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Handloading the...

In 1905 John Browning designed a semi-automatic pistol firing a new .45 cartridge the style of which we now label “rimless,” even though it does...
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Duke’s years...

Readers of my work over the decades may be surprised to learn my primary rifle interest in the late 1970s to early 1980s was varmint rifles and many of my...
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Range Rats,...

Every range has them — Range Rats. They’re not beady-eyed, long-tailed rodents, but die-hard shooters who frequent the range almost daily
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Perfect...

The fourth cartridge in this series is from Smith & Wesson, chambered in a swing-out cylinder double-action revolver — the .45 Auto Rim.
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False Pretenses

I’ve been the Lord High Protector of the GUNS realm for a couple of years now and it’s finally time to fess up to both regular readers of this corner...
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RIFLE AMMO

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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Must-Have Air...

One of my COVID projects was reorganizing the man cave. The process gave me a great opportunity to reminisce, tinker and appreciate the airgun gear I turn...
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The .308, the...

A reader asked — “Why have you never written about the .308 Winchester cartridge?” Well, why not now? Should be great fun!
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Duke’s years...

Readers of my work over the decades may be surprised to learn my primary rifle interest in the late 1970s to early 1980s was varmint rifles and many of my...
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In Praise of the...

My .257 Weatherby, that is. Actually, I like the .257 for hunting in most locations, but I associate it most with Africa
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Old west big fifties

From the advent of metallic cartridge ammunition unto this day, .50 caliber rifles have won the hearts and minds of American riflemen.
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SHOTGUN AMMO

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 Spring...

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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Pouring Your Own...

As a bullet caster, nothing beats heaving large hunks of cast lead projectiles at a target and watching the results.
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