Category: Ammunition

AppleSauce iPad Decal

If I had an iPad I would be getting this decal … In 1964 MIT professor Dr. Harold Edgererton presented to his students a lecture titled “How to Make Applesauce”to introduce his breakthrough photograph. Using high speed photography and a strobe light [Read More…]

.300 BLK AAC Brass & Ammo

A couple more .300 AAC BLK ammunition products have hit the market. Hornady is hedging thier bets by first announcing .300 Whisper loaded ammunition (.300 AAC BLK compatible) and now .300 Blackout branded unprimed brass cases. The MSRP is $47.87 for a box of 50. PWN [Read More…]

Homemade Wax Slugs

Iraqveteran8888 demonstrates homemade wax slugs in the below video. To make these slugs you just buy some #8 target shot shells, remove the shot, mix the shot with wax and then pour back into the shotshell. They seem to hit accurate and hard.

Pumpkin Balls

I can’t ever recall hearing the term “pumpkin balls” before to describe a type of shotgun load, despite being a big fan of the TV drama The Wire. James discusses the concept over at Hell In A Handbasket … The inspiration is supplied by the [Read More…]

Dragon Breath At Night

Destin and his team from Smarter Every Day took Dragon’s Breath into the woods and videoed it with a variety of cameras. Apparently Dragons Breath is loaded with particulated Zirconium, which is easily ignited. Zirconium has a wide variety of uses, including the [Read More…]

Cremated Ashes as Ammunition

I’m not quite sure what to make of this. A company called “Holy Smoke, LLC” claims to offer the unique service of loading ammunition with human remains (ashes) contained in either the shot cup or sealed in the bullet/projectile. The website does not [Read More…]

An interesting use for wool

New Zealand is well known for its sheep. Apparently Kiwis even use sheep products in their ammunition! Beaver Grease manufactures wool wads for use in reduced loads, such as subsonic loaded .308 Win, to prevent the detonation phenomenon, otherwise known as the Secondary [Read More…]