Tag: Ammunition

.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…]

Hornady Bullet Poster

This poster has been around a while but I did not find out about it until I was browsing the archives of Roys blog (you can always trust Roys to find interesting stuff). I love these bullet posters. I just have to find someone to print it out for me. It is 32.5″ x [Read More…]

New Ruger Products

Ruger have announced some new products. Black Slide Ruger SR9 Pistol I like the look but prefer the stainless. The recently launched Ruger SR9â„¢ pistol, the first striker-fired pistol from Ruger, is now available with a blackened stainless slide. The multi-step [Read More…]

.50 BMG Alternatives

If you live in a state or country that does not allow civilian ownership of .50 BMG rifles there are alternative cartridges with similar ballistics to the .50 BMG. Ammoguide.com compares the .50 BMG, .510 DTC, .416 Barrett and .50 Fat Mac. More here.

Indian militants guns and ammo

A photo of arms and ammunition recently captured from militants in Kashmir. The condition of the firearms is just awful. I suppose that the fact they keep functioning is a testament to the design of the weapons. Ammunition and bodies of suspected militants lie on ground [Read More…]