Category: Ammo

Video: .380 ACP Sig Sauer 90-Grain V-Crown Bullet vs. Ballistics Gel


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Many concealed carriers tote pistols chambered in .380 ACP because of their convenient size. Just how well does a modern hollow-point do against ballistic gelatin? Watch the video below to see YouTuber mark3smle test out the .380 ACP Sig Sauer 90-Grain V-Crown ammunition: Though modern personal-defense ammunition has come a long way in the past decade,

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What Do You Think Happens When You Shoot Silly Putty Through a Shotgun?


Here’s yet another ammo experiment we’re happy to leave to TAOFLEDERMAUS. Our Wide Open Spaces video contributor TAOFLEDERMAUS has a good one for you; he’s testing some shotgun slugs made out of Silly Putty and wrapped in thin glass. Watch what happens when they get shot at various targets at, oh, 800 mph. Why? “For

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.50 Cal vs. Giant Rock


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How well will a giant rock hold up against shots from a .50-caliber rifle?  Shooting .50-caliber ammunition is no joke. But, when you stand up against Mother Nature, rarely do you win. Edwin takes on a giant rock with some .50-caliber bullets, as well as some other calibers, to see what how much this boulder

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Sunday Gunday: Why the .22 Short Cartridge Refuses to Go Obsolete


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This old, originally black powder-loaded rimfire cartridge has had a long life. How can a cartridge so old, yet so popular? We wanted to investigate why the .22 short cartridge, which was debuted way bak in 1857, will not go obsolete. The .22 short cartridge has quite a long lineage. Originally, the cartridge was brought

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Here’s Why Military Surplus Deals Are ALWAYS Worth Seeking Out


What is there not to love about military surplus? For the civilian, these deals are just too good to pass up. If it’s basics like underwear and socks, or specifics like a folding shovel, you can probably find it for less money and with more reliability through military surplus outlets. Need some reasons why we

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Off-Duty Police Officer Shoots Armed Robber at Her Children’s School


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Thank goodness for this off-duty cop in Brazil. Thankfully, veteran police officer Katia da Silva Sastre, 42 was in the right place at the right time when an armed man in a hooded sweatshirt broke into the crowd brandishing a gun. The officer remained completely calm, then pulled her own gun and put the criminal down

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Laser Pointer Shotgun Shells Are a Real Thing


WATCH THE VIDEO NOW: What will TAOFLEDERMAUS think of next? Laser pointer shotgun slugs, that’s what. Our favorite shooting expert and experimental ammo tester TAOFLEDERMAUS took it upon himself to test out some laser pointer shotgun slugs. Lasers aren’t uncommon accessories with guns, but this style is. See what happens in the footage. NEXT: TAOFLEDERMAUS GIVES THESE

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