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Fiocchi USA Golden Turkey

Preview: Fiocchi USA Golden Turkey

Nickel-plated lead shot in 3" loads for 12- and 20-ga. shotguns are now available from Fiocchi USA.

Dedication To Safety Shows At Hornady

Hornady has earned another “Nebraska’s Safest Company” award from the Nebraska Chapter of the National Safety Council. It’s the second year in a row the company has been recognized for its dedication to the safety and health of its staff when they are on the job.

Loading Bench: The Do-It-All .30-30 Winchester

Is it the rifles chambered for it or is it the cartridge itself that keeps the .30-30 Win. an enduring favorite of American shooters and hunters?

Fiocchi Acquires Lyalvale Express

Fiocchi Group—a worldwide leader in the production of small-caliber ammunition under Fiocchi Munizioni, Fiocchi of America, and Baschieri & Pellagri brands—has acquired British manufacturer Lyalvale Express.

5 Ways To Ruin A Good Handload

With as much as there is to gain from loading your own ammunition loads, there are also plenty of ways to get it wrong. Follow Frank Melloni as he covers five of the most common ways your could ruin your handloads.

Jack First: The 'First' Name In Firearm Parts

In 1954, less than a decade after World War II veteran Jack First made it back home from deadly fighting on the island of Iwo Jima in the Pacific, he started a small gun shop in Lancaster, Calif.

The .204 Ruger: History & Performance

Created as a collaboration by Hornady and Ruger to deliver a light recoiling and flat shooting rifle cartridge for varmint hunters, the .204 Ruger has a relatively short history but plenty of performance as explored by Dave Campbell.

Editor's Choice: Federal Premium Force X2 Shorty Shotshell

Federal Premium has created a potent new high-capacity 12-ga. defensive option with its Force X2 Shorty load—merging two existing products by introducing the company’s wound-channel-multiplying FX2 buckshot to its lineup of 1¾" Shorty shells.

Norma Precision Ammo Relocates To Georgia

Georgia Gov. Brian P. Kemp announced earlier this month that Norma Precision Ammunition—a subsidiary of the leading European ammunition manufacturer RUAG Ammotec—has established its U.S. headquarters, manufacturing site and warehousing and distribution operations in Chatham County, Ga.

Defensive Ammunition Optimized: Federal’s 30 Super Carry

The last widely popular pistol cartridge intended specifically for concealed carry was the .380 ACP, designed more than 100 years ago by John Moses Browning for the 1908 Colt pistol. I have often looked with mild frustration at the .380 and the ubiquitous 9 mm Luger, our two most common “carry” pistol cartridges.

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