Ammo

HANDGUN AMMO

The Return Of...

Smith & Wesson’s recent introduction of their Military & Police pistol in 10mm Auto is but the latest proof this caliber is undergoing a reasonably strong...
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Black Powder...

The .45 Colt cartridge consists of a 250- to 255-grain bullet over 40 grains of black powder, at least according to the prevailing wisdom.
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The .38 Special...

Sixty years ago, .357 Magnum ammunition was difficult to find and .357 Magnum brass was virtually nonexistent, unless one bought a box of new ammunition and...
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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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Black Powder Sixguns

Looking for the best load for percussion sixguns is not all that different from cartridge-firing sixguns in the endless possibility of choices
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Tank’s Five...

Of all the cartridges I load, the .45 Colt is my favorite. Sure, there are better cartridges for certain applications, but no other cartridge stands-in and...
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RELOADING

Beagling Bullets

Traditionally the .40-82 used a 0.406" diameter, round-nose, flat-point lead bullet weighing 240–280 grains.
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Black Powder...

The .45 Colt cartridge consists of a 250- to 255-grain bullet over 40 grains of black powder, at least according to the prevailing wisdom.
Read Full Article
The .38 Special...

Sixty years ago, .357 Magnum ammunition was difficult to find and .357 Magnum brass was virtually nonexistent, unless one bought a box of new ammunition and...
Read Full Article
Black Powder...

There is just as much to learn, maybe more, and a lot of experimenting possible, with the use of black powder and one of the things we can experiment with...
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Starline Brass

Looking for empty brass for reloading? You and everyone else in the world. However, Missouri-based and family-owned Starline Brass is churning it out as...
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Linebaugh Light...

One thing handloading has taught me over the years is there’s two ways of doing it. When most start handloading, they look at maximum loads, wondering if...
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RIFLE AMMO

The Immortal .30-30

New cartridges come and go. Occasionally — not often — they come and stay. Sometimes a new cartridge is so sensational, so far ahead of its time, it...
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Black Powder...

During my writing career, I obsessed over a genre of firearm to the point my editors became frustrated. It was because I studied those rifles so deeply,...
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A Modern Day...

Always fascinated by the buffalo hunters of the 19th century, I read as much about them as possible as a kid. Their rifles of choice were big bore,...
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Black Powder...

There is just as much to learn, maybe more, and a lot of experimenting possible, with the use of black powder and one of the things we can experiment with...
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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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The .308 Winchester

My all-time favorite hunting rifle has been a 1952 vintage Winchester Model 70 Featherweight chambered for a cartridge introduced that same year — the...
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SHOTGUN AMMO

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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Staggered Shells

I sort of miss the old Poly-Chokes E.F. White developed in Hartford, Conn. in the 1920s. Poly-Chokes were a practical, dial-and-go way for shotgunners to...
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The Revived...

Most of the shooting world knows by now the Remington Arms Company we all were familiar with in the past is no longer with us today.
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Damascus-steel...

Pull out a Damascus-barreled shotgun at a skeet range and a number of folks will run for the hills — they want to be far away when your blunderbuss blows up.
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Mossberg...

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