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Reloading: The 8mm Mauser

An excerpt from the Cartridges of the World, 11th Edition Book, looking at cartridge dimensions and reloading data for the 8mm Mauser.

On the Ammo Shortage

Walk into your local shooting emporium and ask why there is an ammo shortage, and you'll hear inane speculation coupled with a conspiracy theory or two. The reality is that the supply chain for ammunition is relatively inelastic, and is easily overwhelmed by a sudden jump in sales.

Potential For More Gun Control Increases Gun Sales

We're swamped all the time, said B & J Guns Sales Manager, Chris Powell. These people are not just buying one gun, they're buying multiple guns and plenty of ammo.

Handloading Update: “Off Calibers” Are In

The big news for handloaders is the introduction by Hornady Manufacturing of so many new cartridges, or loads for previously difficult-to-obtain cartridges, ultimately resulting in more reloading die sets and components.

Blast From the Past: Shotshell Reloading

The army of shotshell reloaders grows daily - it's easy, simple, and you can save folding money!

Hands On! Extreme Shock Makes a Hole!

The CTJ is a reduced-recoil, controlled-penetration tactical shotgun round that offers reduced ricochet hazard and is perfect for interior applications like home defense or tactical entry. And pardon the language, but damn does it make a hole.

Hands On! Managed-Recoil Buckshot Still Hits Hard

My father always used to say, Buckshot makes a mess. I've adopted that philosophy when it comes to self-defense with a shotgun. When it comes to stopping the threat, and I mean right now, I'll happily make a mess. Bad guys deserve it.

Hands On! Brenneke Tactical Home Defense Slugs Great for CQB

Sometimes you don't need a full-power slug and all the recoil that goes with it. But you still need the stopping power of a shotgun. These slugs are your Close-Quarter-Battle solution.

Brenneke: Must Be German for ‘Accurate’

For hunting or tactical applications the Brenneke KO slugs redefine what's possible from your slug gun.
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Loading the .50 BMG: Fun and Penny-Wise

Save time and get more bang for your buck by loading the 50 BMG.

Winchester’s Safari Ammo Engineered for World’s Toughest Game

Winchester's new Safari Ammunition was engineered to tackle the toughest game and provide performance and versatility in almost any situation.

Winchester Ammo Develops Reduced-Recoil .460 S&W Load

Winchester Ammunition introduces a reduced-recoil load for the .460 S&W Magnum, giving shooters more enjoyable hunting and target-shooting options.

Fiocchi Unveils Line of Nickel-Plated Turkey Shotshells

Fiocchi's nickel-plated line of turkey shotshells provide increased range and penetration, plus denser, more consistent patterns with fewer stray pellets.

Federal Introduces 327 Federal Magnum Cartridge

Federal Premium has partnered with Ruger to introduce the 327 Federal Magnum, a new personal-defense revolver cartridge designed to deliver .357 Magnum ballistics out of a .32-caliber diameter platform — with 20 percent less recoil.

Golden Pheasant Ammunition Designed for Toughest Roosters

Fiocchi’s Golden Pheasant line of supreme hunting shotshells are tailor-made to optimize your skill afield.
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Supreme 780 Added to Winchester Line

New Supreme 780 Winchester Smokeless powder is the same powder loaded in Winchester’s factory Supreme ammunition, including .243 Win., .270 Win. and .300 Win. Mag. rounds.
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