Category: Ammo

Long-Range Accuracy in a Bonded Hunting Bullet: Federal’s Edge TLR


For those who want long distance but still great expansion and penetration, Federal has just the thing: Edge TLR. When you shoot long distances, you’re going to lose some of the performance numbers on impact. It’s no secret, even someone with an elementary-level knowledge base would understand that. But what’s great is that ammunition companies

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Solids vs. Hollowpoints: What Will You Load in Your .22 for Small Game?


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The age-old debate between hollow-points and solids has raged for generations.  What is the correct answer to this ammo-selection question? Well, we decided to dive into the pros and cons of each. Ask any small-game hunter what they load their .22 LR firearm with. The answers will vary, but many feel their preference is the

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These are the Best .380 ACP Self-Defense Ammo Choices

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Best 380 acp Ammo for Self-Defense featured

These are our top choices for .380 ACP self-defense ammo. Developed over 100 years ago by the famous American gun designer John Moses Browning, the .380 ACP remains a relatively popular cartridge for self-defense and concealed carry. Though it’s nowhere near as powerful as cartridges like the 9mm Luger, .40 S&W or .45 ACP, the .380 ACP

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Everything You Need to Know About Hornady LEVERevolution Ammo

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Everything You Need to Know About Hornady LEVERevolution Ammo

Hornady’s unique line of ammunition improves the ballistic performance of traditional lever-action cartridges while ensuring they remain safe to use in tubular magazines. Some of the most popular lever-action rifles, like the Marlin 336, use tubular magazines where the bullets are stacked one in front of the other. For that reason, the major ammunition manufacturers have

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Sunday Gunday: Why the .22 Magnum is Classic Varmint Dynamite


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What caliber is the best for the walking varmint hunter? My pick is the often-overlooked .22 Magnum. The market is full of calibers with reputation of being able to knock down tanks and outrun a jet. The quest for power increases with each newly invented cartridge. How much power do we need for a walking

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Everything You Need to Know About Hornady Precision Hunter Ammo

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Hornady Precision Hunter Ammo

The Hornady Precision Hunter line of ammunition is the first designed specifically to perform well during both long- and short-range hunting situations.  While it might seem like a relatively simple task, designing a bullet that consistently performs on big-game animals at both short range and long range is a lot tougher than it sounds. So how do

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Best Handgun Caliber for Self-Defense Debate Resolved for Good


Best Handgun Caliber Debate Resolved For Good

Not everyone will like the results, but Greg Ellifritz has released the results of a study that determined the best self-defense caliber once and for all. Shooters love to fight with each other about the best handgun caliber for self-defense. Should you use a 9mm or a .45 ACP? What about a .22 Long Rifle

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