Welcome to TFB’s first AMA (Ask Me Anything). Our debut AMA’ers are Bryan Litz, Ballistician, Author and President of Applied Ballistics and Nick Vitalbo, Principal Engineer at Applied Ballistics. This is your chance to ask two of the top firearm [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…]
(Updated) How would you feel if you had a guaranteed ammunition supply, even during the worst “panics”? PRIME Club seeks to answer this question by providing ammunition at various levels through its membership program. A PRIME Club membership answers these [Read More…]
There has been a lot of speculation online about how the Ukrainian Revolution of 2014 will effect ammunition supply in the West. There is one large ammunition exporter in Ukrainian called Lugansk Cartridge Works (LCW). They manufacture 5.56mm, 5.45mm, 7.62x39mm, [Read More…]
Israel Military Industries Ltd. (IMI) recently announced a new 5.56 NATO load called the Razor Core. The load is designed to improve stopping power, accuracy and range when compared to standard NATO ball ammo. The Razor Core ammo is already in production, and [Read More…]
The Multiple Impact Bullet is a new take on the old bolo-round concept. A bullet along with three wire connected bolos(?) are packed into the rounds. If you miss the shot with the bullet, there is a high chance of cutting your target down with the bolos. I want it to [Read More…]
Often when I discuss reloading with fellow shooters, I hear this common complaint: “I would get into reloading, but I just don’t have the space.” Well, in a recent move, I’ve gone from having plenty of space, in a smallish garage that I took over, to having [Read More…]
A TFB reader was shooting reloaded ammunition at the range when his AR-15 blew apart. The case head failed and the escaping gas split the upper receiver in two and blasted all it components out. Fortunately he was uninjured. As always, be very careful when reloading!