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Bone-Dri Handgun 2.0

Preview: Bone-Dri Handgun 2.0

The Bone-Dri series of moisture-absorbing firearm cases provides convenient transportation of your guns while also helping prevent the formation of damaging rust, and the Handgun 2.0 is the line’s dedicated pistol product.

Rifleman Q&A: Lubricated With Wax?

I have an old box of Winchester-Western Super X .38 Colt hollow-point ammo. On the side of the box is “Lubaloy coated Bullet special dry wax lubricant.”  It seems to me that most modern ammunition is not coated. Why is it (or was it) necessary to put some form of wax on ammunition?

The .270 Winchester Short Magnum: History & Performance

Based off the earlier magnum cartridges like the .375 H&H Mag., Winchester developed a shortened magnum load for short-action rifles and introduced it in 2001 as the .270 Winchester Short Magnum (WSM).

Federal Ammunition 100-Year Celebration Sweepstakes Winner Announced

Federal Ammunition announced the winner of its 100-year anniversary celebration sweepstakes, who received more than 28,000 round of practice and training ammunition.

Federal's Big Celebration Between Friends

This summer, Federal Ammunition celebrated its 100th anniversary. John Zent, editor emeritus, had a chance to connect with two long-time employees and talk about their part of the journey.

Handloads: Simple, Reliable, Subsonic 9 mm Luger

Subsonic 9 mm Luger ammunition often fetches a premium across the gun counter, despite how simple it is to make. The key is to couple heavy bullets with a powder that burns with enough intensity to cycle the action, yet not so hot that it launches the projectile into the supersonic range.

Federal Ammunition Awarded $114 Million U.S. Army Contract

On August 18, United States Army Contracting Command awarded Federal Ammunition with a five-year contract to produce the AA40 5.56 NATO frangible ammunition (MK311 MOD 3) used by U.S. military branches during training.

Reloading Centerfire Ammunition: Tips For Getting Started

Pride and satisfaction are the top reasons for handloading centerfire cartridges, but better accuracy and economy factor in, too. Regardless of why you want to reload, here’s how to get started.

Federal Ammo Breaks Ground On Raw Materials Warehouse Site

A multi-million-dollar, 100,000 sq.-ft. expansion project is underway at Federal Ammunition, an effort company president states will "improve efficiency in our manufacturing process."

Federal: Shooting Straight For Ten Decades

From an abandoned small-town factory to the world’s largest ammunition manufacturer, Federal Cartridge’s centennial is the best kind of American success story.

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