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The .308 Winchester is a cartridge accurate enough to notice the slight variations in components.

Dealing With Reloading Component Variations

Bullets, powder, primers and cases ... they aren't all the same, even when they're from the same lot. Understanding the issues surrounding reloading component variations is the first step to overcoming them.
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Reloading: The Day The Ammo Disappeared

The focus of reloading has been precision shooters, extreme-long-range shooters and the safari crowd. And then, the factory ammo dried up.
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First Look: Grizzly Cartridge Company 124-grain 9mm +P JHP

Aimed at top terminal performance, Grizzly Cartridge Company's new 9mm +P gives shooters an overpowering self-defense option.
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.380 Vs 9mm: Reasons To Consider The Small ‘Nine’

Yes, there is still a .380 vs 9mm debate and some very good reasons to still consider the smaller option to keep you covered.
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Ammo Brief: .32 ACP Ballistics And History

.32 ACP ballistics are hampered by a light bullet and middling velocities. Nevertheless, it remains among John Browning's most popular pistol cartridges. What You Need...
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What’s New And What Really Matters In Bullet Design

Bullet design improved by leaps and bounds in recent decades and continues to get better. See what are the hottest projectiles for 2020.
The .30-06 Springfield can be loaded to perform like the .30-30 Winchester when powered with 5744—or even to subsonic velocities with heavy bullets.

Accurate 5744 Powder: Versatility in a Bottle

Accurate 5744 Powder has earned its stripes taming big-bore beasts and making them viable options for lighter North American game.
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Ammo Brief: The Enduring .45-70 Government

The longevity of the .45-70 Government is the definition of a true classic cartridge.
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Federal Takes A Defensive Split With Force X2 Buckshot

Rethinking the design of buckshot, Federal premium cooks up a force multiplier in defensively-angled Force X2 ammunition.
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A Perfect 10: Top 10mm Pistol Options (2020)

Since its introduction, the 10mm Auto has been putting magnum power into semi-auto pistols. In recent years, it's had a bit of a resurgence in popularity.
At 125 years old, Winchester’s .30-30 still makes an excellent hunting cartridge.

Reloading Bench: The Classic .30-30 Winchester

Fall in love with the 125-year-old .30-30 Winchester all over again, this time on the reloading bench.
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Beyond The 6.5 Creedmoor: The Other 6.5 Cartridges

Despite the rise of the 6.5 Creedmoor in recent years, the 6.5 caliber is nothing new and has a storied history. Here's a look at other talented 6.5 cartridges.
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Ammo Brief: Accurate And Inflexible .32 Smith & Wesson Long

Accurate as the day is long, the .32 Smith & Wesson was hindered by its lack of versatility compared to iconic .38 Special.
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Understanding The High Standards Of SAAMI

Every manufactured product--from sports car to toy boat--are held to certain standards. SAAMI sets these for ammunition and keeps them exceedingly high.
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Best .22 Ammo For Every Application (2020)

Not all .22 Ammo is created equal. Here are the top match, hunting and self-defense options for your .22 pistol or rifle.
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First Look: Sierra Prairie Enemy 50-grain .22-250 Remington

Devastating terminal performance and excellent ballistics, Sierra's new .22-250 Prairie enemy is ready to send small game to varmint Valhalla.
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