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Rifleman Q&A: Bullet & Primer Sealant

From the archives of American Rifleman, one NRA member questions the importance of the colorful or black-colored paint-like coating around the cartridge necks and primer pockets of surplus ammunition.

The .405 Winchester: History and Performance

Now largely a forgotten footnote in cartridge development, the .405 Winchester was once the most powerful rimmed cartridge capable of use in a lever-action rifle and was a favorite of Theodore Roosevelt.

Handloads: The Versatile .223 Remington

By utilizing Hornady's projectiles and Hodgdon powder, this recipe for the .223 Rem. proves its versatility and effectiveness by producing great groups on target through multiple firearms showing it to be a stable choice for the varmint fields.

Back To Basics: Cartridge Cases

Without ammunition, a firearm is no more than an inefficient club. For this reason, much of the technological development effort in firearms history was devoted to ammunition.

Remington Ammunition's Redemption

The Vista Outdoor acquisition of Remington Ammunition came as welcome news for workers and for the future of America’s oldest firearm brand. Can it also help reverse the nation’s lingering ammo shortage?

The .17 HMR: History and Performance

Since 2002, the .17 Hornady Magnum Rimfire cartridge has developed a cult following for both its high velocity and accuracy potential, all in a light-recoiling package.

U.S. Government Halts Permit Approvals For Russian Ammo

The United States Department of State imposed a new restriction on Aug. 20 that halts the approval of import permits for Russian-made ammunition.

True Velocity Composite-Cased Ammo Now Commercially Available

True Velocity now offers its composite-cased .308 Win. ammunition, developed for U.S. military’s Next Generation Squad Weapon Program, to the civilian market.

ARTV Preview: CrossBreed Holsters, Hornady Sub-Sonic Ammo And Sharps Carbine

This week on American Rifleman Television, we take a look behind the scenes at CrossBreed Holsters, test out various calibers of Hornady subsonic ammunition loads and look back at the history of the Civil War-era U.S. Sharps carbine.

The .44 Special: A Big-Bore Favorite

The .44 Smith & Wesson Special has had a virtual cult-like following for most of its 100-plus-year existence and became a favorite of many western lawmen and self-defense practitioners.

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