Category: Ammunition

PCP polymer cased ammunition

PCP Ammunition will be selling a line of polymer cased ammunition in early 2011. They claim to have fixed the issues that have plagued polymer ammo in the past (case head separation, melting in the chamber). They are offering it in 5.56 NATO, 6.8 SPC, 7.62mm NATO, .338 [Read More…]

Spiral Case Ammunition

A patent application has recently been published for a novel cartridge case design. The inventor proposes a three part case with a metal base, spiraled polymer center and brass or plastic head. The inventor claims that the spiraled case will reduce friction when [Read More…]

Interview with Carlo Fiocchi

LuckyGunner has posted a very interesting interview with Carlo Fiocchi … Through gatherings like the annual family Christmas dinner, which they still observe to this day, Carlo Fiocchi was steeped in family legend and reared in the vocabulary of small arms [Read More…]

Hornady Superformance Varmint

Hornady has expanded their Superformance line to include .222 Rem, .223 Rem, .22-250 Rem and .243 Rem. They specifically state that the rounds work fine in semi-automatics. Speed Kills! Varmint hunters can now reap the benefits of Hornady® Superformance™ propellant [Read More…]

Bullets on ice

This video shows a bullet spinning like a top after being shot into ice. I do not know how safe this is but the results are amazing. UPDATE: Just to make it clear: this is dangerous. The bullets are clearly jumping all over the place. Don’t do it. The makers of [Read More…]