More on the Ammo Shortage

The National Shooting Sports Foundation is shedding light on the underlying causes of the ammo shortage. Will it get worse before it gets better?

Ammo Hard to Find as Gun Owners Stock Up

Gun shops across the country are reporting a run on ammunition, a phenomenon apparently driven by fear that the Obama administration will increase taxes on bullets or enact new gun-control measures.

Notes for Handloaders

Hints and tips for better, safer, more accurate loads, ideas and suggestions you won't find in the average manual.

Chaffetz Bill Would Require Government to Resell Shell Casings

US House Representative Jason Chaffetz will run legislation that would keep the Department of Defense from destroying its used brass shells instead of selling them to resellers. Pictured are hundreds of used .223 brass casings.

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.

Accessories for the AR-15

In the course of writing this article I did a quick web search for AR-15 accessories and came up with 712,000 hits. That's a lot of accessories. And someone out there has made it their mission to bolt every single one to an AR that is humanly possible. Here's a look at a few.

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.

Tactical Video: SHOT Show 2009 Aimpoint Spotlight

Check out Aimpoint's new micro sights and mounts for handguns and rifles.

Upgrade Your Ruger 10/22 with Archangel Kit

Bye-bye squirrel gun. Hello spec ops rifle. Simply put, when you convert your Ruger 10/22 into the Archangel 5.56 Rifle (Advanced Rimfire System), your small game plinker becomes a serious worst-case scenario weapons system.

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.

All About Gun Cases

There are lots of styles to choose from, so make sure you get the gun case that serves your needs and protects your gun.

Blast From the Past: Shotshell Reloading

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

Shotshell Reloading Presses to Consider

From Gun Digest 2008 comes this handy guide to some shotshell reloading presses you should consider. Shotshell reloading is a great way to save money and shoot more.

Shotshell Reloading: A Step-by-Step Guide

Learn how to do shotshell reloading in an easy step-by-step guide from Gun Digest 2008. Shotshell reloading is a great way to fine-tune your shotgun loads and save money.

Stock Options for AR-15s

This chapter excerpt from the Gun Digest Book of the AR-15, Vol. II, covers stock options for the AR-15.

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