Category: Ammunition

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Cremated Ashes as Ammunition

I’m not quite sure what to make of this. A company called “Holy Smoke, LLC” claims to offer the unique service of loading ammunition with human remains (ashes) contained in either the shot cup or sealed in the bullet/projectile. The website does not [Read More…]

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An interesting use for wool

New Zealand is well known for its sheep. Apparently Kiwis even use sheep products in their ammunition! Beaver Grease manufactures wool wads for use in reduced loads, such as subsonic loaded .308 Win, to prevent the detonation phenomenon, otherwise known as the Secondary [Read More…]

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.35 Remington

Introduced in 1908, the .35 Remington was one of the first cartridges designed specifically for autoloading rifles. Pawpaw writes about his Marlin 336 chambered in .35 Rem … Then, one day when I was in college I was walking through a hardware store and saw a [Read More…]

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Engraved Ammunition

No, you did not read the title incorrectly. Bob’s Gun Counter has photos of custom engraved cartridges that were to be given to Sarah Palin at the NRA Foundation Banquet in 2009. She declined to attend and so could not accept the beautiful custom ‘Alaskan [Read More…]