Wolf Ammo announced a new 7.62x54R cartridge for 2011. The new load is called Extra Match, and Wolf claims it is “one of the most accurate 7.62x54R rounds in the world.” The load uses a 200 gr FMJ bullet with a muzzle velocity of 2435 fps. The case is [Read More…]
The first Beatles concerts in the United States was so loud policemen had to plug their ears with bullets. To see the full size photo click through to CNN and look at photo #5. [ Many thanks to Mik for emailing me the photo. ] Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 [Read More…]
Artist Al Farrow created sculptures of religious building from gun parts and ammunition. I think they look awesome, but I am guessing that the artist created them to spark controversy. Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.
Constitution Arms have published a high speed video showing their Tri-Cor .38 Special round being fired in gel. The Tri-Cor is loaded with three separate bullets stacked on top of each other, with a total weight of 158 grain. The individual projectiles separate in [Read More…]
Norwegian company Defense & Security Group (DSG) has developed a line of ammunition that can be fired into water or from underwater to above the surface without changing its trajectory. Our friend David Crane at Defense Review has written an extensive article about [Read More…]
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…]
Three Point Innovation’s Box-to-Mag speed loader allows ammunition to be loaded straight from 20 round boxes into AR-15 magazines. If you buy your AR-15 ammunition in boxes, rather than loose or on stripper clips, then this product is for you. Product starts in [Read More…]
ZCORR manufacture storage & preservation bags for firearms and ammunition. The outside layer of the bags prevent moisture and oxygen from getting in. The inside layers are coated with a chemical that adheres to the metal of the gun inside, preventing corrosion. If [Read More…]
I have an Android phone, a T-Mobile Comet, but it has a low resolution screen and a weak CPU so I prefer run ballistics apps on my 4th generation iPod Touch. Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.
The Revised Edition of The Modern American Pistols and Revolvers by A. C. Gould was published in 1896. It contains a thorough a description of the state of the art of pistol shooting before the turn of the century. I have uploaded the PDF to Scribd where it can be read [Read More…]
Traditions Performance Firearms have updated the PA Pellet Flintlock line and added their Accelerator Breech Plug and Williams metal fiber optic sights. The new breech plug gives more consistent ignition and is easier to clean. The PA Pellet line allows the use of both [Read More…]
ITS Tactical discusses why the Steel Penetrator Tip of the M855/SS109 5.56x45mm NATO round does not make it legally a Armor Piercing (AP) round. Bryan writes … Throughout my time in the Military, I’d always referred to M855/SS109 5.56 Ammunition (Green Tip) as [Read More…]
Federal Ammunition has produced a video comparing four hunting bullets, the Nosler Ballistic Tip, Sierra GameKing, Barnes Triple-Shock X-Bullet and Trophy Bonded Tip Bullet. They captured the impacts of the bullets a variety of ballistic gels using a high speed camera. [Read More…]
Winchester is recalling twelve lots of its RANGER .223 Rem 64 Grain Power-Point ammunition. The press release is below … Olin Corporation, through its Winchester Division, is recalling twelve (12) lots of its RANGER® 223 Remington 64 Grain Power-Point® (PP) [Read More…]
The latest edition of the popular reloading book The ABCs Of Reloading: The Definitive Guide for Novice to Expert by Rodney James was published earlier this year. The Kindle Edition is currently on sale for just $3. If you don’t have a Kindle, you can run the [Read More…]
CCI has introduced a new .22 LR round designed for use in AR-15 style .22 LR rifles. The bullet is a 40 grain lube-coated copper-plated solid target bullet with a round nose designed for easy feeding in a semi-automatic. The AR TACTICAL will be sold in 375 round loose [Read More…]
Robb Allen has tested Magtech’s claim, Box ‘o Trust style, that their First Defense line of hollowpoints hold 100% of their weight after expansion. Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.
[ This guest post was written by Brian Nelson. ] The name Wilson Combat is no doubt familiar to the hordes of 1911-lovers (myself included) as the makers of the best custom 1911s around. I was lucky enough to be given a tour of their custom shop in Berryville, Arkansas. [Read More…]
[ This guest post was written by Aaron Spuler ] So what exactly is the difference between the .22LR and .223 cartridges? Both can be fired out of rifles, and both can be fired out of pistols. Both have been used historically by civilian and military shooters. Both can [Read More…]