Factory ammunition is better than it has ever been, but it still doesn't beat handloads. See what this Barrett MRAD in .300 Norma Mag. is capable of with custom-crafted handloads made from once-fired brass.
His firearms have figured significantly in history for more than a century, but John Moses Browning had a method of inventing that is only now being fully understood—and may come as quite a surprise.
While the continued effects of the pandemic and ammunition shortage are limiting range time, care and effort should still be put towards maintaining your firearms.