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5.56 NATO, 300 BLK, 300 BLK, 7.62x39 Soviet, .308 Win, 8mm Mauser
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The 300 AAC Blackout Round

The AR-15 has more cartridges than you can shake a stick at and one of the most popular is the 300 AAC Blackout (or 300 BLK for short)! This .30 cal round is great at supersonic speeds but quiet as a mouse fart when subsonic and suppressed. From uppers to rifles to ammo, we have ... Read more
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The Best .22 LR Ammo

Small game fear it, kids love it, and it won’t murder your wallet – the best .22 LR ammo! From your first gunshot as a child to the latest competition caliber you shot last weekend, .22 LR never stops. For most of us, .22 LR was the first cartridge we ever shot. It’s rare that ... Read more
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Bullet Types [The Ultimate Guide]

Bullets, primers, powder, cases, cartridges, .38 special, 9mm, 5.56 NATO, oh my! More bullet types than you can shake a stick at. If you’re new to firearms, it can feel really intimidating and confusing when everyone at the gun store (except you) is rattling off numbers and names of calibers and bullets. Fear not, while ... Read more
9mm Luger Ammo
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9mm vs 10mm – Cartridge Comparison

When it comes to self-defense, there are several valid arguments for the 9mm vs 10mm handgun. Both are very popular and have their advantages and disadvantages. However, the 9mm is widely regarded as the ‘ideal’ handgun for self-defense and is one of the most highly used handguns in military and police forces. This goes for ... Read more
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X-Treme Bullets vs. Berry’s Bullets [Comparison]

When handloading, your ammunition is only as great as the bullet you put in. With that in mind, we will look at two of the most well-known names when it comes to copper-plated bullets: X-Treme and Berry’s Bullets. The search for the best-plated bullets is on. By best, we not only consider performance but affordability ... Read more
.458 SOCOM Ammo
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Best .458 SOCOM Magazines

Most people overlook the .458 SOCOM for the AR-15, even if it increases your rifle’s stopping power. The .458 SOCOM is only as reliable as its magazines. Therefore, searching for high-quality 458 SOCOM mags rifle is a must. So, today, we’ll be looking at some of the best .458 SOCOM magazines in the market. Why ... Read more
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What is really driving up ammunition costs?

With the COVID-19 pandemic and record-high firearm sales in the United States, ammunition is in short supply, impacting the rising cost of ammunition.  Despite manufacturers saying they are producing as much ammunition as possible, many gun store shelves remain empty and prices keep rising. As a result of the pandemic, social unrest, and a rise ... Read more
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Best .223 Ammo in 2021 [Buyer’s Guide]

With numerous types of AR-15 ammunition available in the market nowadays, what makes the .223 Remington ammo still at the top of the game? Being the original cartridge for this rifle, why is it still the best option, despite the fact that there are now more specific and innovative cartridges manufactured recently. In recent years, ... Read more
.300 Win Mag Rifle on the range
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.300 Win Mag vs .300 WSM – Cartridge Comparison

In this article, we’ll look at two rifle cartridges: the .300 Winchester Magnum and .300 Winchester Short Magnum. Although their names are similar, they’re both different, with some interesting performance characteristics. We’ll delve into an extensive data set in this in-depth comparison. The similarities in their names can confuse those not familiar with these cartridges. ... Read more
.45 ACP Ammo
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Best .45 ACP Ammo: Self-Defense & Target Practice

“The only reason I carry a .45 is because they don’t make a .46.” How many times have I heard that old chestnut? Technically, they now make a .46-plus – the .500 S&W Magnum (.500 bullet diameter) and the .480 Ruger (.475 bullet diameter), to name a couple – but they are heavy-duty revolver rounds ... Read more
Shooting Range
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Rimfire vs Centerfire – What is the difference?

Many hunters like myself use rimfire ammunition nearly as often as centerfire ammunition. But do I prefer one over the other? And what is the main difference between centerfire and rimfire ammunition anyway? Big spoiler…. powder, and power. Firearm Design and Function When reviewing the debate for rimfire versus centerfire ammunition, you must consider more ... Read more
.380 ACP Shells
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Best 380 Ammo: Self-Defense & Target Practice

You may be wondering “why do a best-of article on ammo for a marginal carry gun” … it’s because of popularity. The .380 is here, stronger than ever, with many folks carrying them – myself included. Its popularity has surged over the last few years to the point where many claim it to be a ... Read more
Fiocchi Ammo boxes
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[Review] Fiocchi Ammo

Quick – I say “Fiocchi ammo” and you come back with: “_____!” OK…let me fill in the blank. You might say ”They make some great .22 rimfire ammo!”, or “Not bad for being made in Italy!” (Speaking of Italy, I’ve heard different pronunciations of “Fiocchi” – for the record, it’s fee-OH-key). You would be correct ... Read more
Selection of handgun powders
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A Brief Guide To Handgun Powders

I am a reloader. I take the brass cases that others often toss in the trash can (or just leave on the ground), clean them, and re-use them. I admit it. I’m a pack rat of the highest water when it comes to brass. (Don’t even ask about the lead-colored items I hoard from my ... Read more
cast bullets on board
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How To: Cast Bullets [Complete Guide]

The sun was just beginning to peek over the tree line as one of my sons and I sat at the edge of a thicket, facing a large, unmowed meadow. It was November and deer firearms season. We watched a couple of nice does meander towards us across the meadow. We decided I would attempt ... Read more

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