As a suppressor guy, I am an unashamed fan and early cheerleader of the .300 AAC Blackout. Major Pandemic at All Outdoor is not convinced … OK, so I feel like the guy in the room who doesn’t get the joke. Why was that funny, or, in this case, why is everyone [Read More…]
Check out these old archived films from 1941. Here is a training film on how to use the small arms firearms of the time. There is a good list of guns they show. M1911, M1903, M1, BAR M1918, Thompson M1928 as well as some aircraft machine guns. They do seem to [Read More…]
Week eight! Interesting to note that this week, bulk pistol ammo is trending down from previous prices at vendors. Only a couple of vendors have increased. SG Ammo is showing the lowest of the week for 3 types of rifle ammo (in 500 round lots). Bang It Ammo is showing [Read More…]
Ammo Test uses a Glock 21 with Lonewolf 45-40S conversion barrel. He is shooting 40 super. It is a .450 winmag case trimmed down to 10mm length and necked down to 40 cal. Rather impressive velocities. Upwards of 1700 fps.
Mr. Revolverguy shared with us his journey into 300BLK. He documents his experiments, trials and errors with 300blk. He also reports his reloading information. There is a wealth of knowledge there in one detailed article.
Seventh week! Again, there are a lot more vendors selling .22LR this week. Most are still at $0.13/rd (or less; which I realize is still hideous). You 300 BLK people need to get some more vendors on board–that stuff is sparse in bulk. I may get the opportunity to [Read More…]
Master cartridge designer Arne Brennan, the original inventor of the concept that became the 6.5mm Grendel, has developed a new round for the AR-10 platform. The 45 RAPTOR case is a necked up .308 Winchester case with a case length and body dimensions of a .460 [Read More…]
Last month China’s Ministry of Public Security began allowing beat-cops on patrol to carry guns. The gun approved by the Ministry is the obscure Type 05 Police Revolver, first published online by Max Popenker. Max wrote at World.Guns.Ru … The ammunition, [Read More…]
Federal Premium announced the introduction of a new .50 caliber muzzleloading bullet that they claim: is easy loading; provides outstanding accuracy from a non-sabot design; and scrubs fouling from the breech. The 270 grain copper bullets will be sold in 15 count packs [Read More…]
ATK has announced that the company is splitting into two companies, a defense company, which will be called ATK Orbital and a sporting company that does not yet have a name. ATK Orbital will take control of the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant and will sell ammunition [Read More…]
The Pentagon is planning on destroying $1.2 billion dollars worth of ammunition, representing less than 2% of the $70 billion conventional ammunition stockpile. USA Today … WASHINGTON — The Pentagon plans to destroy more than $1 billion worth of ammunition [Read More…]
Nosler has announced that it is making a line of Noveske branded ammunition intended for Novekse rifles. Initial release calibers include 5.56mm in 55gr Varmageddon and 60gr Ballistic Tip varieties, .300 AAC Blackout in 110gr Varmageddon (supersonic) and 220gr Subsonic [Read More…]
Dupleks, a Latvian ammunition company was show-casing their environmentally friends (and what looks to be highly effective) steel ammunition. They have multiple options including a similar segmenting slug design to the recently reviewed G2 R.I.P. Up first are two [Read More…]
Sharps Rifle Company had a small, but significant booth. They were there primarily to focus on two products: the relia-bolt and their new cartridge, the Sharps .25-45 The Relia-bolt is an upgrade over the standard mil-spec AR-15 bolt system. Using rounded and tapered [Read More…]
Week 5 ammo prices. Last week a number of you readers took the raw data and ran with it, generating some pretty cool graphs and showing some interesting analytics. Also this week, by popular demand, I have included basic trending by vendor by caliber by lot size, kind [Read More…]