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The ’94 Norinco Ban: Backdoor Gun Control Is Nothing New

Following the recent Russian ammo ban, let’s look back at how a similar situation in the early 1990s led to smuggling, sting operations and the end of Norinco in the United States.
Winchester’s .17 Super Magnum is a high- velocity rimfire cartridge that’ll deliver voluminous but moderately shallow wound cavities.

Rimfire Ammo: Evaluating Terminal Performance

Not all rimfire ammo is created equal. We test and evaluate .22 LR, .22 Magnum, .17 HMR and .17 Winchester Super Mag factory ammunition so you can pick the right load for your needs.
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The End Of An Era: The Russian Ammo Ban And Its Consequences

A long-feared nightmare of American firearm owners just became a reality, what does this ban on Russian ammo mean for us in the long run?
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True Velocity Composite-Cased Ammo Now Available

The future of ammo is here, True Velocity’s composite-cased .308 Winchester is available now with more calibers to come.
With its bonded core and sleek profile, the .277-inch-diameter 165-grain Nosler AccuBond bullet will retain its velocity downrange and its weight after impact.

6.8 Western Tested: Ammo And Reloading Analysis

As hard-hitting a belted magnums and ballistically talented as the 6.5 crowd, the 6.8 Western is a show stopper in the field.
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.25 ACP: The Best Cartridge For Really Little Guns

Many are quick to dismiss .25 ACP as a defensive cartridge, but sometimes concealability and reliability are more important than stopping power.
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Ammo Brief: Small And Mighty .325 WSM

Flat shooting and hard-hitting, the .325 WSM is the small cartridge zeroed in to tackle big game.
A five-shot group from handloaded .270 ammo. While it measures 1.4 MOA and might not be inspiring, it’ll suffice for nearly all hunting situations.

Reloading Ammo: What’s Acceptable Hunting Accuracy?

Certainly, reloading components and rifles have vastly improved over the years, hunting accuracy remains a fairly forgiving game.
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Ammo Shortage: What You Can Do About It

The recent and lingering ammo shortage has hurt. Here's how to keep shooting, even when supplies are down.
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First Look: True Velocity Box Set

The future of ammunition pioneered for the Army’s Next Generation Squad Weapons Program is available commercially for the first time with this True Velocity commemorative box set.
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6 Top Performing 6.5 Grendel Ammo Choices (2021)

Whether you’re sniping swine or looking to go the distance with your AR-15, these 6.5 Grendel Ammo options are sweet shooters.
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Monometal Bullets: Living The Lead-Free Lifestyle

Monometal bullets are here to stay, because the technology has developed to be both reliably accurate and lethal.
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Squirrel Hunting: Rifles And Calibers For Success

Squirrel hunting is an art form, especially with rimfires. Here's a look at the rimfire rifles and calibers to bag brushy tails.
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Ammo Brief: .17 Winchester Super Magnum Nails It

Born from a lowly nail-gun blank, the .17 Winchester Super Magnum has risen to become one of the hottest rimfire cartridges around.
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New Sako Cartridge Lines Hit American Shelves

Imported by Beretta USA, these six new lines of Sako cartridges will offer extreme accuracy and deadly performance for competition shooters and hunters alike.
Paired with a compact 1911 like the Remington R1 Ultralight Executive, the new .45 Auto self-defense load can pack—pardon the pun—quite a punch.

Federal Punch: No Lightweight Defense Ammo

Designed specifically for civilian defensive shooters, Federal Punch cuts costs of defensive ammo, but not at the expense of performance.

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