Making Remington Rimfire Ammunition
Billions of rounds of .22 Long Rifle are produced every year, and a significant chunk of those rounds are made by Remington Ammunition in Lonoke, Ark. Take a look behind the scenes to learn just how these popular cartridges are made.
Firearm Industry Economic Impact Rises 322% Since 2008
The industry’s economic impact rose to $80.73 billion in 2022, up from $70.52 billion in 2021. Total jobs increased by more 17,877 in the same period, to 396,696 from 375,819, according to the NSSF report.
’Little Guys’ To The Rescue: Federal’s Force X2 Shorty Shotshells
Federal Ammunition is always good at seeing the utility in a design and, last year (2022), released the Force X2 Shorty, a compact version of its unique split-shot shotgun load. It is a case of the “little guy” coming to the rescue.
New For 2023: Winchester 400 Legend
Winchester Ammunition has introduced an all-new cartridge for the 2023 hunting season with the big-bore, straight-wall 400 Legend.
The Misunderstood .45 Colt +P
This lesser-known, high-pressure revolver cartridge provides a top-notch balance of performance and more manageable levels of felt recoil.
Cold War Combatants: 5.45x39 mm vs. 5.56 NATO
Of the two prime combatants of the Cold War, the Soviet Union and United States, each armed their infantry troops with two unique but similar cartridges. Here's how they compared to each other.
Surveys Show Changes In Ammo, Shooting Gear Preferences
According to six Southwick Associates' surveys, hunters and firearm enthusiasts have indicated a shift in purchase preferences over the last several years. What does this mean for the future of product announcements? Read on:
Review: Frankford Arsenal X-10 Progressive Press
For the high-volume shooter and ammunition reloader, the Frankford Arsenal X-10 reloading press offers 10 stages of progressive loading with accuracy and precision, and a simple setup that the author found makes quality ammunition.
Making Remington Centerfire Ammunition
Remington's Lonoke, Ark., ammunition plant is one of the largest of its kind in the world. Here's how they make centerfire rifle and pistol ammunition.
CMMG Mk4 Banshee .22 LR Pistol Build
Whether a complete package is desired, or piecemeal assemblies for custom rimfire pistol builds, CMMG offers nearly every part to get the job done. Here, the author put together a Mk4 Banshee .22 LR from factory parts and saved some coin in the process.