Tag: Ammunition

New 224-32 FA cartridge

Freedom Arms are producing reloading equipment for what is probably the first new cartridge of 2009. The 224-32 FA is a .327 Federal Magnum necked down to .224. The result is a high velocity rimmed revolver cartridge suitable for varminting. It is was not rimmed it [Read More…]

.380 ACP ammo comparison

Gunner’s Journal has compared various .380 ACP rounds: Sounds like the “magic bullet” thing doesn’t it? Nope! I don’t think the .380 can be made into a “stomper” caliber that can compete toe-to-toe with considerably more potent rounds, but I absolutely do [Read More…]

Mystery brass

A couple of days ago The Donovan (via. GunPundit) posted an image of a brass case and asked readers if they could correctly identify it. Today the dangerous set of circumstances that resulted in odd shaped case was revealed.

PBA ARMOR .177 Pellets

Gamo have released a new .117 pellet called the PBA ARMOR. The PBA stands for “Performance Ballistic Alloy” which is a non-lead alloy. The alloy used in these pellets is harder than the alloy used in the PBA/Raptor pellets, hence the name. New ARMOR [Read More…]

New 416 Ruger

Ruger and Hornady have teamed up to produce the new .416 Ruger cartridge which will be available next year (2009). The round is basically a necked up .375 Ruger and offers performance comparable to the classic .416 Rigby in a standard length cartridge. The Ruger M77 [Read More…]