Category: Ammunition

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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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Ammo Prices: 12/05/2014

Week 35. A lot of prices are up this week–must be pre-holiday price raising. Still, ammo makes a great Christmas/Hanukkah/[Insert Holiday of Choice]/etc. gift, and with the lower gas prices, maybe there is some extra cash to put toward shooting… We do [Read More…]

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Ammo Prices: 11/28/2014

Week 34. Well, no super great deals for Black Friday. Which is technically good for the trending data (since we don’t want the data skewed), but not as good for people looking for bargains. That said, a number of you have mentioned the use of search engines for [Read More…]

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Interesting 5.7 Ammo

And not only interesting looking, but apparently also a little controversial right now. Thanks to Jess for sending this link to a post on the International Ammunition Association website: http://iaaforum.org/forum3/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=16450 I have a friend that [Read More…]

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6.5mm “Patriot Combat Cartridge”

One thing I have not yet gotten into is reloading, and I know very little about the manufacture of such things. I mean, I know how a round is constructed, but doing it, and further, innovating, is beyond my current skill set. I find things like fire forming and case [Read More…]

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Sharpshooter .22LR Reloader Kit

Sharpshooter has a 22LR hand reloader kit. Their kit retails for $189.99 Times change, and situations arise that call for the right tools for the job. The Sharpshooter 22 lr reloader kit fills the need in such situations by providing the right tools and the proper [Read More…]

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Winchester Deer Season Ammo

Winchester Ammunition will introduce a new line of hunting ammo in 2015 called Deer Season XP. As the name suggests, Winchester designed this ammunition specifically for hunting deer. The bullet used is a polymer tipped hollow point. According to the company, the tip is [Read More…]

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Ammo Prices: 11/21/2014

Week 33. 500 rounds of 9mm for under $100 at SG Ammo–that is the cheapest I’ve seen in a while. Other than that, not a whole lot of changes. Hopefully next week we will see some “Black Friday Deals”… We do appreciate the support and [Read More…]