Category: Ammunition

.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…]

Cost of big bore ammunition

Have you ever wondered how much big bore ammo cost? Here is a list of cartridges from a few manufacturers. It is not a scientific sample, I have not taken into account quality of the brass or bullets. I am sure by hunting around you could find cheaper prices (ha, no pun [Read More…]

Eley Ammo Rebranded

Eley have rebranded most of their .22 ammo and introduced a new produce called Team, an improved version of Club. (Click to here to expand) I think the branding was a good idea. The boxes look like and the names are better. For example “Tenex” is better than [Read More…]

Varmint Grenade bullet

These Varmint Grenade, made by Barnes are amazing. I am going to have to try them out in the near future 🙂 In the below video they fire one of them into a grape and the bullet completely disintegrates. Barnes makes these in .243/6mm (62 gr), .22 (36 – 50 gr) [Read More…]

6.5mm Shootout

DEMIGOD has written a comparison of the 6.5mm rounds: the .260 Remington vs. 6.5×47 Lapua vs. 6.5 Creedmoor. It’s been a good year for 6.5 mm. The .260 Remington has hit full stride after a ramp-up of several years, with top competitors at most field-style [Read More…]

Winchester Safari ammo

Winchester will be launching a new line of Safari ammo. They will be offering it in calibers 375 H&H Magnum, 416 Rigby, 458 Winchester Magnum and 416 Remington Magnum cartridge and will be using Nosler Partition and Nosler Solid bullets. The new ammo will be [Read More…]

How to make wax pellets

This is a fantastics idea. ‘thinking’ over at RFC posted how to make wax pellets for an airgun. Perfect for shooting bugs indoors! All you need a some wax, a lighter ,some putty for a mold and a pelet. WARNING: If you plan on shooting an airgun in your [Read More…]

.30 Steve

Jack @ Rule .303 posted his top five worst new cartridges 1. 7.62×39 Ackley Improved 2. .22 belted magnum 3. .338 rimfire 4. 28 gauge Buckhammer saboted slugs 5. .50 BMG shotshells I posted a comment saying a hotter 7.62×39 might not be so bad. Jack went on to [Read More…]