Federal announced the introduction of two new 3″ shotgun loads in the Vital Shok line using the TruBall slugs. One load is in 12 gauge, while the second is for the 20 gauge. A one ounce TruBall slug is used in the 12 gauge version, while a 3/4 ounce slug is [Read More…]
Federal has added a 12 gauge low-recoil load to their Top Gun Target range of ammunition. The proven and affordable Top Gun® Target load line has been made even better this year with the addition of a special low-recoil 12-gauge offering. High-volume shooters who [Read More…]
The lucky folks at Modern Pawn and Guns, Corpus Christi TX, seems to consistently get hold of new guns before anyone else. They managed to get hold of the much anticipated LWRC Six8 UCIW Rifle, the new Magpul 6.8mm SPC PMAG and the new Federal/ATK XM6.8GD 90 [Read More…]
A new public hunting area located a few minutes away from ATK’s Federal Premium factory has been named after the company. From the press release … The City of Anoka officially dedicated the property on Friday, August 10 after the City Council recently [Read More…]
Federal Ammunition has produced a video comparing four hunting bullets, the Nosler Ballistic Tip, Sierra GameKing, Barnes Triple-Shock X-Bullet and Trophy Bonded Tip Bullet. They captured the impacts of the bullets a variety of ballistic gels using a high speed camera. [Read More…]
New from Federal is the 20 gauge Heavyweight Turkey shotshells … New 20-gauge MagShok Heavyweight turkey loads are ideal for young hunters and shooters who prefer less recoil. These shells provide 40% less recoil than 3-inch loads–but remain just as lethal [Read More…]
Solider System saw a demonstration of Federal’s new line of pistol ammunition … The ammo is available in 9mm, .40, .45, and .357 SIG, however the SIG round is too fast, and as a result doesn’t fully open during penetration.
A few days ago Remington announced their line of 12 Gauge HD Ultimate Home Defense Shotshells. What intrigues me is that these shells are not loaded with buckshot, but with bird shot. The HD Ultimate Home Defense comes in two loads. The one load contains BB bird shot [Read More…]
Federal / ATK have added new loads to the mid priced Fusion range of ammunition. The new loads for 2009 are: * 62-grain 223 Rem. * 120-grain 260 Rem. * 140-grain 6.5×55 Swedish * 300-grain 45-70 Government * 260-grain 460 S&W * 275-grain 500 S&W
There has been a discussion on the blog about the controversial new Federal Personal Defense Handgun .410 shotshell ammunition designed exclusively for the Taurus Judge .410 revolver. .410 Personal Defense opened and pellets dumped. Thanks to Stephen for the photo. The [Read More…]
Federal have produced two new loads, under the American Eagle brand, for the M1A (M14) and M1 Garand rifles. The cartridges have staked primers and the powders used were chosen with the rifle’s specific gas system design in mind. The M1 (.30-06) load pushes a 150 [Read More…]
Because of demand from customers have Federal have brought back the .22 Long Rifle UltraMatch Rimfire Target load. Two Gold Medal loads are now available: UltraMatch and Match. Both are standard target loads (40 grain subsonic).
SayUncle reports that Alliant Techsystems are laying off workers for the second time from their Federal Cartridge Ammunition plant in Anoka. Apparently their order backlog is at an end. At first glance this seems insane given the availability of reasonably priced ammo. [Read More…]
Wow, that is not a blog title I expected to ever write. Federal have unveiled .410 “Personal Defense Handgun” ammunition designed specifically for the Taurus Judge .45 Colt / .410 revolver. Two 2.5″ buckshot loads will be available. The first load is [Read More…]