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True Velocity: Re-Defining The ‘Metallic’ Cartridge

In developing its state-of-the-art centerfire rifle cases, True Velocity Ammunition has moved away from metal and placed polymer center stage. The result is a new self-contained cartridge that is lighter in weight, remarkably consistent from round to round and admirably accurate.

Hodgdon Powder Celebrates 75 Years

This year, Hodgdon Powder celebrates its 75th year in business, having grown from humble origins in 1947.

Handloads: Hunting With The .375 Winchester

Although it is often difficult to find components for reloading the .375 Winchester cartridge, this lever-action round is deserving of customization for hunting in today's game fields.

Fiocchi Building Arkansas Lead-Free Primer Plant

Fiocchi announces $41.5 million investment in Little Rock, Ark., for the construction of the world's first lead-free primer manufacturing facility located in the Port of Little Rock on 281 acres.

5 Instances When Reloading Is Not Beneficial

While reloading is generally seem as a beneficial means to save money and construct custom loads, there are times where its efforts have fewer returns. Here are five instances when reloading is not beneficial.

$60 Million Norma Ammo Plant Coming To Georgia

Beretta Holding announced its plans to invest $60 million in the construction of a 300,000-square-foot ammunition plant in the Savannah, Ga., area.

Rifleman Q&A: Making Non-Toxic Pellets

I’ve heard that traditional shot pellets are made by dropping molten lead through a sieve in something called a shot tower. Today we seem to have such a variety of shot to choose from, all of which look very different from one another. What are the methods of manufacture for some of today’s non-toxic shot?

Data Mining Impacts The Firearm Retail Landscape

Companies are subscribing to purchase analytics more than ever before, but is this for good reason, and are these datasets driving the direction of our retail space that is so near and dear to our hearts?

The .30 Carbine: History & Performance

Designed at the opening of World War II as a cartridge based off the .32 WSL, the .30 Carbine cartridge became synonymous with the light rifle it was developed for: the M1 carbine.

Throwing Copper: Hornady’s CX

Hornady engineers set out to increase the GMX’s ballistic coefficient (BC) to extend the useful reach of the bullet. The result was the CX bullet (Copper alloy eXpanding).

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