Hornady has expanded their Superformance line to include .222 Rem, .223 Rem, .22-250 Rem and .243 Rem. They specifically state that the rounds work fine in semi-automatics. Speed Kills! Varmint hunters can now reap the benefits of Hornady® Superformance™ propellant [Read More…]
Nick has compared cheap Wolf 5.56mm ammunition with other brands. I have not used Wolf in a long time, but after reading Nick’s article I will have to give it another try (or Tula).
As John Hollister wrote, this is not something the consumer sees every day. [Hat Tip: AAC Blo ]
From the press release … September 20, 2010 – Federal Premium® adds the Swift® A-Frame® to its Vital-Shok™ handgun hunting ammunition line. The proven A-Frame gives hunters another bullet option sure to hold up in a variety of big game hunting [Read More…]
One of my favorite websites, Ballistics By The Inch (BBTI), has been updated with more information. Two more cartridges have been tested: the 9mm Makarov and 9mm Ultra/Police) They have also tested an additional ten .380 ACP chambered pistols with a variety of [Read More…]
[ Y-Man, TFB's resident Nigerian shotgunner, continues his series of guest articles about his quest to build the perfect shotgun. Being one of the lucky few in Africa to legally own a gun, he has to fabricate many parts and ammunition himself because supplies of gun [Read More…]
Federal’s new Prairie Storm ammunition features a mixture of shot. 70% of the shot is copper-plated lead and the remaining 30% consists of “FLITESTOPPER” nickel-plated lead. Federal says that the mix produces good patterns. The FLITESTOPPER shot [Read More…]
This pistol, chambered in 6.5x50mm Arisaka, was purportedly found in a South Vietnamese rice paddy. I cannot tell if the photo it is real or a fake. The front sight is far to low, unless there is a hole drilled into that metal block above the chamber. [ Many thanks to [Read More…]
On LuckyGunner’s success … The co-founders, all under age 30, successfully navigated the Obama-induced ammunition shortage, the Great Recession, and the normal challenges faced by all small-business owners to transform their idea into a website specializing [Read More…]
Wilson Combat has entered the ammunition industry with their Custom Ammunition line of rifle and pistol match-grade ammo. They will be producing .380, 9mm, .38 Special, .357 Mag, .40 S&W, 10mm, .45 ACP, .460 Rowland, .223 Rem. and .308 Win. I have no doubt that the [Read More…]
These shell carriers fit into a USGI SAW gunner ammo pouch. A pretty nifty idea. More info at Soldier Systems.
Ammunition size comparison over at Traction Control
Army.mil reports on Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli’s visit to the Army-owned (but ATK operated) Lake City Ammunition Plant … And with that, the tour started first with the production lines of 7.62 mm and .50 caliber ammunition [Read More…]