Category: Ammunition

PBA ARMOR .177 Pellets

Gamo have released a new .117 pellet called the PBA ARMOR. The PBA stands for “Performance Ballistic Alloy” which is a non-lead alloy. The alloy used in these pellets is harder than the alloy used in the PBA/Raptor pellets, hence the name. New ARMOR [Read More…]

New 416 Ruger

Ruger and Hornady have teamed up to produce the new .416 Ruger cartridge which will be available next year (2009). The round is basically a necked up .375 Ruger and offers performance comparable to the classic .416 Rigby in a standard length cartridge. The Ruger M77 [Read More…]

Time to buy gun shares?

Time to buy gun shares? CNBC says NO, and so do I. While S&W (SWHC) sell a wide range of M&P branded AR-15s, Ruger (RGR) sells the Mini-14 / Mini-30 (and since recently high capacity Mini-14 magazines) and Olin Corp. (OLN, makers of Winchester branded ammo) is [Read More…]

Ammunition Price Increases

Guns, Holsters and Gear has a table showing a comparison of ammunition prices over the past two years. The price increases are staggering. An extreme example is Wolf .223 55 gr FMJ which has gone from $2.48 in January 2007 to $7.97 this month (November 2008)! My [Read More…]

7mm Cartridge Guide

6mmbr.com have just released an extensive cartridge guide covering the popular 7mm cartridges 7mm-08 Rem. .284 Winchester, 7mm WSM and 7mm SAUM. If you are thinking about any of these cartridges I highly recommend reading this guide.

2 bore rifle photos

A while back I posted some photos of a 2 bore cartridge. While browsing the Nitro Express forum I came across this amazing photo of a 2 bore muzzleloader. All I can say is “Wow”. I wonder which end hits harder I read in another thread that this rifle was [Read More…]

.22LR Tracers

Brasscasing spotted .22LR tracers being sold at Cabela’s ($109.99 for 250). I had no idea these were made. I found a video of .22 Tracers being fired at flammable gas filled balloons: Looks like fun. If I had some where to shoot tracers and they came in smaller [Read More…]

20mm Rounds

Idiot has been reloading 20mm vulcan projectiles in 20x138b brass to fire from his Lahti cannon. 20mm vulcan projectile vs. .308! Lahti L-39 … Idiot is one brave man More photos here and here

.50 Glock

Guncrafter Industries are selling a .50 GI conversion kit for the the Glock 20/21. Click to expand the image The .50 GI round should not be compared to the Desert Eagle’s .50 Action Express or the .500 S&W. It is slightly more powerful than the .45 ACP. [Read More…]