A quick and easy dictionary of bullet types. Enjoy this quick reference glossary of small arms projectiles!
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Hunting seasons are opening in many states, and some hunters are focused on hunting down their ammunition before they can…Read More >
Using commercial .223 cartridges in a 5.56-chambered rifle should work reliably, but generally will not be as accurate as when fired from a .223-chambered gun due to the excessive leade. There always seems to be a lot of confusion over the difference between a .223 and a 5.56 chamber. I often receive questions asking if someone can shove 5.56 ammo into their new AR-15. The quick answer is maybe. Just because a gun has .223/5.56 scribed on the barrel, does not mean it can handle either piece of ammunition equally.
Among my favorite cartridges is the .357 Magnum. The .357 Magnum is a versatile, hard-hitting and effective caliber. It is…Read More >
Corrosive ammunition is ammunition that uses a primer with chemicals that, when ignited, leave a residue of corrosive salts. Most…Read More >
In any list of the “best,” there is going to be discussion and perhaps even arguments over the choices that…Read More >
Reloaders have customization options for varmint cartridges that factory options cannot profitably fulfill. They are targeting the sweet spot of…Read More >
It’s always good to have an ample supply of ammunition on hand, if for no other reason than to be…Read More >
Pistol dies are available in two types, steel and carbide. While some reloaders and handloaders will still use steel dies,…Read More >