Creedmoor Ammunition Sponsoring “Gunny Time with R. Lee Ermey”

Creedmoor Ammunition is has really been doing a ton of visibility marketing lately (as evidenced by some of our coverage) and their latest bit is to become a sponsor of “Gunny Time with R. Lee Ermey”.

“We’re very excited to be a sponsor of Gunny and his fascinating show,” said Greg Kantorovich, president of Creedmoor Ammunition. “We have a long-standing relationship with Gunny, and he uses Creedmoor Ammunition exclusively in his own firearms. In fact, our ammo is officially ‘Gunny Approved,’ the only ammunition on the market that can make that claim!”

These days you should take celebrity sponsorship with a grain of proverbial salt, but I have heard that R. Lee Ermey is pretty standup so I am inclined to take his endorsements with a bit more belief. I personally have never used any of Creedmoor’s commercial ammo (nor am I a celebrity) so my endorsement is worth squat. But I would be interested to hear what experiences you readers have with their ammunition? Now that I am playing more with precision shooting I am finding that good ammo is important and am on the lookout for consistent (and quality) ammo.

Also I apparently have been living under a TV Show rock as I hadn’t heard of “Gunny Time”. I know there are a number of shows in the “past, present and future weapons and weapon technology” genre and I can only imagine he will bring a different level of entertainment with his personality. Has any one watched any of the first season? Is it worth the time?

“Gunny Time with R. Lee Ermey,” Season Two, which runs on the Outdoor Channel on Wednesdays at both 7:30 p.m. ET and 11:30 p.m. ET.



Tom is a former Navy Corpsman that spent some time bumbling around the deserts of Iraq with a Marine Recon unit, kicking in tent flaps and harassing sheep. Prior to that he was a paramedic somewhere in DFW, also doing some Executive Protection work between shifts. Now that those exciting days are behind him, he has embraced his inner “Warrior Hippie” and assaults 14er in his sandals and beard, or engages in rucking adventure challenges while consuming craft beer. To fund these adventures, he writes medical software and builds websites and mobile apps. His latest venture is as one of the founders of IronSights.com; a search engine for all things gun related. He hopes that his posts will help you find solid gear that will survive whatever you can throw at it–he is known (in certain circles) for his curse…ahem, ability…to find the breaking point of anything.


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  • Lance

    Gunny Time on Wednesdays on Sportsman’s channel.

  • Jeff82

    I find it entertaining. He’s got interesting guests and brings in great firearms and weapons. They always get some trigger time. I’d like to see the weapons fired more in line with their purpose, i.e. sniper rifles at distance, machineguns in a suppressive roll, etc. Shooting glass bottles at 50-60 yards gets old.

  • RockChucker

    The funniest thing I’ve seen about his show are the outakes on youtube. Check em out. Hilarious

  • Guns from scrap

    They need to redesign those graphics, looks like a Box of Condoms

    • John Yossarian

      “Little Gunny” Approved

    • JASON B

      That is hysterical. I was trying to think of what it looked like, and that is IT! “Little Gunny” LOL!

      As much as I like R.Lee Emery, he is just a little past his prime and seems to have lost a step or two. Lately he gets carted out a lot to endorse firearm products, that seems to be where the demand is for him these days. Kind of a sad caricature of himself. Guess you got to get paid anyway you can.

      • Bill

        He’s pretty much the epitome of “character actor,” and excels at playing Himself.

        I’m unaware of any special qualifications that he has regarding firearms, other than those of any Marine, and read a column he wrote on a completely unrelated topic that was total lunacy.

        • IndyToddrick

          He’s a character alright, that’s his schtick. But he doesn’t need to be the foremost expert on guns for his endorsement to mean anything. He likes to shoot, and that’s cool.

      • John Yossarian

        Ermey was funny as the football coach in “Saving Silverman”, but he couldn’t save the movie.

    • Guns from scrap

      Magnums prevent cylinder burst.

    • jay

      When I first saw the image, I thought it was a can of spam.

  • J.T.

    “Outdoor Channel” is the reason you hadn’t heard of the show.

  • corey

    You jack wagons wouldn’t know a good show of it walked up behind you and f#d you in the a$$. Gunny is still great and funny. His show is great too. He has forgotten more than you morons have ever known about firearms or being funny. His resume goes far beyond any of the movies you memtioned. He played a funny funny football coach? We’re you born stupid or did you have to work at it? His movie titles out number your sexual partners plus he retired from a full time.job as a marine drill instructor before you broke you first cherry.

  • billybob

    Haven’t seen the ammo, love Gunny’s Gunny Time. Enjoy the looks at the weapons and the people he has on. Ooh Rah!!

  • cwo5davis

    I’ve been shooting Creedmoor ammunition since they started producing it in 2014. Creedmoor’s 30-06 cartridge consisting of Lapua brass and 167 grain Scenar projectile is, in my opinion, second to none. I’ve fired this ammo in three CMP National Matches (2014, 15, and 16), in my 1941 Malcolm, M1903A1, M1903A3, and my M1 Garand (3d of 1,076 competitors), with astounding results, enough so I’ve medaled in every event I shot. Many competitors will fire nothing else. This ammunition can be purchased from either Creedmoor (where I get mine) or the CMP. In the 2014 National Matches, I fired the Springfield M1A Match and ended up as 1st civilian, and walked away with the $1,500 prize, this year I walked off with a $200 prize. These were fired with Creedmoor’s .308, consisting of a Lapua case and 167 grain Scenar projectile. Again, I think this ammunition is second to none.
    I have had the opportunity to fire several different pistol caliber cartridges; 9mm, 40 S&W and .45 ACP while at the CMP Talladega Marksmanship Park in Alabama. Of the hundreds of rounds of each type I’ve mentioned, I didn’t have a single problem with feeding, firing or ejecting out of any gun I ran it through. Accuracy was never an issue. I felt confident enough with Creedmoor 9mm ammo to borrow a friends Springfield XD9 (none of my pistols met the stock pistol configuration criteria), and compete in the new Military and Police Pistol Match where I came in second place. Not at all bad for a match I’ve never trained for or fired before. It’s the ammunition. Creedmoor ammunition to be precise; some of the finest ammunition I have ever used and I’ve been competing on the National level since 1985.

    I’ve met R. Lee Ermey and I can say I found him to be a gracious gentlemen and not at all like his movie persona (especially the Texas Chainsaw Murders persona).

  • jcitizen

    I get thirsty thinking of all those watermelon “victims”. HA!

  • ChiptheBarber

    I’ve not had the good fortune to get my hands on any of this ammo, but I’m very familiar with Gunny Time. Good show. Lots of awesome weapons, great guests, and the Gunny too! We better get behind these guys (Gunny, Joe Mantegna, etc.). They are willing to forego their Hollywood party invitations and dropping down to the “D” list to host these firearms shows and stand up for what we all believe in. After watching a couple of episodes of Gunny Time, I want to go down and talk to the guys at the local Marine recruiting office—do they take out of shape 60-yr-olds?