Category: Ammunition

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UTM Civilian Training Ammunition Hands-On, New Products

I was initially unsure about UTM’s decision to bring to market a civilian derivative of its training marker ammunition; it seemed to me that most would rather shoot regular ammunition through their rifles on a range than buy a multi-hundred-dollar conversion kit [Read More…]

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Stealth Gunpowder

A new company called Stealth Gunpowder promises to introduce a new line of smokeless powders. The company is making some some fairly strong claims about the powder. According to the company, the new powders will: produce no muzzle flash burn 22% cooler than other [Read More…]

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.50 Cal Brass Chess Set

OldeWorldCC has made a one of a kind chess set using .50 caliber brass. He is asking $800 for these one off creations. He does make note that when you order one, it will be similar but not exactly like what is seen in the picture due to certain criteria such as parts [Read More…]

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Ammo Prices: 12/25/2014

Week 38. I hope you all had a good holiday and you were gifted tons of ammo! This week also be on the lookout for the 3rd quarter summary… We do appreciate the support and constructive comments and will continue this article series as long as it is productive. As [Read More…]

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300 BLK Ammo from G2 Research

G2 Research is now selling a new 300 BLK load called the .300 Ripout Round. The ammo uses an all-copper, 200 grain bullet designed to expand at low velocities. The load is designed to be subsonic and produces 1020 fps at the muzzle (unknown barrel length for testing.) [Read More…]

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Ammo Prices: 12/19/2014

Week 37. Next week will be the 3rd quarter summary. I have hopes that Santa has corrected the .22LR supply/demand imbalance. The past week I have seen .22LR at several local retailers (and there were not hordes of ammo scavs grabbing it as soon as it hit the shelves). [Read More…]

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X-Ray Photos of Exotic Ammunition

IAA Forum user PaulSmith received several x-ray images of ammunition, and was able to take photographs: Last week I was given some excellent x-rays. By having a diffuse light source behind the film I was able to take some pictures. The quality of the x-ray images are [Read More…]

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Critical Defense Lite 9mm

At the National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers show in October, Hornady introduced a number of new products that will be available in 2015. Among them is the new Critical Defense Lite round in 9mm. The new load uses an FTX bullet – a hollowpoint with a [Read More…]

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Ammo Prices: 12/12/2014

Week 36. Terrible price on 1000 round lots of .22LR. Despite that, more vendors have slight decreases in price per round than have increases. So, go out and buy ammo as holiday gifts for people… We do appreciate the support and constructive comments and will [Read More…]

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Trench Art

In the trenches of World War I, there was a lot of boredom, idleness, and malaise, punctuated by brief stretches of terrible violence and death. Out of the former came what’s come to be known as “trench art”: handcrafted art made from available [Read More…]

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