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Federal American Eagle Syntech Handgun Ammunition Review

Federal American Eagle Syntech Handgun Ammunition Review

Handgun ammunition manufacturers put tremendous effort into creating fail-safe defensive loads, but practice-type ammunition hasn’t...
Fear & Loading: Pellet Size and Ants

Fear & Loading: Pellet Size and Ants

After a recent trip to a shooting competition, I’ve come to the conclusion shooters are...
Is the .45-70 Gov't. Cartridge Still Relevant?

Is the .45-70 Gov't. Cartridge Still Relevant?

Is a big-bore rifle round used to fight the Spanish-American War still a good choice...
Black Hills Ammo: A Family Business

Black Hills Ammo: A Family Business

During a recent trip to the range for gun evaluations, I fired several guns and...

NRA Gun Gear of the Week: 6.5-300 Weatherby Magnum Ammunition

Weatherby Magnum cartridges have invariably started as wildcat loads designed to outpace the competition in...
Rifleman Q&A: 9 mm Luger?

Rifleman Q&A: 9 mm Luger?

A reader is puzzled by the fairly recent trend to call all 9 mm pistols...
Fear & Loading: HE Shotshell

Fear & Loading: HE Shotshell

It’s not often you get a chance for an up-close-and-personal inspection of gear designed for...
SIG Sauer Adds 308 Win to Its Match Grade Elite Performance Line

SIG Sauer Adds 308 Win to Its Match Grade Elite Performance Line

To meet the growing needs of today’s precision shooter, SIG Sauer has expanded its Match...
Latest Loads: Barnes 52-gr. Match Burner

Latest Loads: Barnes 52-gr. Match Burner

Barnes Bullets is best known for its leadless projectiles, such as the famous X-series; however,...
The .222 Remington Story

The .222 Remington Story

Though overshadowed by the .223 Rem., the .222 Rem. is a real performer that many...
Clapp on Handguns: A Combo Commentary

Clapp on Handguns: A Combo Commentary

One of the more persistent practices in handgunning is the belief in the efficiency and...
Understanding Hornady's Critical Defense and Critical Duty Ammo

Understanding Hornady's Critical Defense and Critical Duty Ammo

Ammunition makers are developing rounds that can do more with less bullet weight and size...
Latest Loads: 16-gauge., 2 3/4 inch

Latest Loads: 16-gauge., 2 3/4 inch

Loads for the 16 gauge have long been scarce and lacking in variety, generally carrying...
Big-Bore AR Cartridges

Big-Bore AR Cartridges

Today’s big-bore AR cartridges up the ante when it comes to bullet diameter and weight—and...
Fear & Loading: Can You Name These Bullets?

Fear & Loading: Can You Name These Bullets?

Just for fun, can you match the name of the bullet and manufacturer included to...
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