Ammunition

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Reduced Loads: When Less Is More

Building reduced loads can greatly expand the versatility of your favorite rifle.
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Ammo Brief: The .280 Ackley Improved

Designed by legendary P.O. Ackley, the wildcat .280 Ackley Improved has been a mainstay for handloaders for more than half a century.
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Ammo Brief: The Blistering Hot 30 Nosler

The 30 Nosler pushes the limits of the .30-caliber with efficiency and velocity to spare.
Two inches, single action, 25 yards, with Critical Defense 110-grain FTX bullets. Any complaints? I thought not.

Choosing .38 Special Ammo For Self-Defense

Which .38 Special ammo will save your life? Patrick Sweeney gives you the inside edge.
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Self-Defense: .357 SIG And .357 Magnum Ammo Considerations

From the right gun, most .357 SIG and .357 Magnum ammo choices are the best and hardest-hitting self-defense rounds.
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If You Had To Pick Just One Cartridge, What Would It Be?

Choosing an all-around cartridge requires a bit of honest soul searching.
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How Steel Shot Is Slicker Than Ever Before

The technology going into steel shot designed for waterfowl has come a long way since it was first mandated in the late ‘80s.
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The .22 LR And Its .22 Rimfire Cousins

In its second century of use, the .22 LR proved to have the staying power many of its close relatives lacked.
The author handloaded the 180-grain Swift Scirocco II in his Ruger 77 MkII .308 Winchester for this Quebec black bear.

Loading the .308 Winchester

Whether for long-range shooting or hunting, the .308 Winchester comes into its own when handloaded.
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Glock: The Stalwart 10mm Option

While other makes and models have come and gone, Glock 10mm pistols have been stalwarts for caliber from nearly the start.
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10mm Vs .45 ACP: Making the Right Choice

When it comes to the 10mm vs .45 ACP, application decides the winner.
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5 Articles On The 6.5 Creedmoor You Must Read

Learn everything you ever wanted to know about the ballistically talented 6.5 Creedmoor with the most popular articles about the cartridge on Gun Digest.
For turkey hunters, comparing lead and tungsten is like comparing apples to oranges. Where tungsten really shines is in pellet count (using smaller pellets while retaining energy), and especially at extended ranges.

TSS Shot: Is It Right For Home Defense Applications?

TSS (tungsten super shot) is dynamite on turkeys, but how does it potentially perform on bad guys?
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Best 10mm Ammo For Self-Defense And Hunting (2018)

What 10mm ammo has you covered for self-defense and hunting?
The set of 40 S&W dies was stored for a while, and it developed rust inside and out that must be removed.

Cleaning Your Reloading Equipment

Do you want more consistent handloads? Then develop a consistent cleaning regimen for your reloading equipment.
Though vastly underrated, Remington’s Black Belt ammunition performs very well — and it’s proved reliable in many handguns.

3 Simple Rules For Choosing A Defensive Handgun And Ammo

Historic tests present contradictory results, so how do you go about figuring out what defensive handgun and ammo you should choose?
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