Tag: Ammunition

Beware of Bullet Jewelry

BoingBoing posted this image of a ring made from a mushroomed bullet. I was horrified to see that they had used a lead bullet. Lead is toxic and should not be worn in contact with the skin. I have been tested for lead poisoning and if you shoot a lot, so should you. The [Read More…]

On the iPad

From the interweb, via. SayUncle … The iPad is like the .45 GAP. No one can really tell you what it’s good at, but it sure is expensive. How long until somebody publishes photos of an iPad filled with 9mm holes? I say six months.

5.56x45mm Timeline

There has been a lot of discussion about the 5.56mm cartridge recently. I highly recommend reading Daniel Watters’s history of the development of the 5.56x45mm cartridge. It is incredibly detailed and continuously updated.

Berry’s Manufacturing tour

Brian Nelson, the youngest male gun blogger, has written about a tour he took of Berry’s Manufacturing in St. George, Utah. After the bullets are meticulously cleaned and inspected, they are put into 55 gallon barrels and poured into a vat containing a cyanide and [Read More…]

New .308 Lapua Palma

Accurate Shooter reports that Lapua will soon introduce a .308 Winchester case that uses small primers instead of large rifle primers. Adam Braverman of Nammo-Lapua just confirmed that Lapua, at the behest of the U.S. Palma team, has been quietly developing a NEW [Read More…]

Depth charge 40mm ammunition

This interesting grenade, manufactured by Bulgarian firm ARCUS Co., is designed to combat frogmen. The AR476 is fired from standard 40mm launchers at the area where combat divers are suspected to be underwater. When the projectile hits the water, a time deployed fuse is [Read More…]