300 Norma Magnum Lede

The .300 Norma Magnum: History & Performance

The ultra-fast .300 Norma Magnum cartridge has its roots in the belted hunting cartridges of yesteryear, but it has proven itself capable of more than just hunting in the 21st century.

Hodgdon Powder Celebrates 75 Years

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

Rifleman Q&A: Dram Equivalent

Looking at the variety of shotgun ammunition available at my local gun shop, I have noticed that some boxes list “dram equivalent” along with shot size and shell length. Can you explain the term’s significance?

Review: 'The Gunpowder People'

Certain books should be in the library of any serious sportsman; immediate to mind are titles such as Weatherby: The Man. The Gun. The Legend. and John Nosler Going Ballistic: The Life And Adventures Of John Nosler. To these must be added The Gunpowder People by James W. Bequette.

Product Preview: WinClean 244 Gunpowder

Winchester WinClean 244 is a new ball powder for precise metering, and is ideally suited to 9 mm Luger, .38 Spl. and .45 ACP standard loads.

Wiley Clapp: The Pneumatic Alternative

They don't call them firearms for nothing. Inside every cartridge, there is a small bit of gunpowder that ignites by the action of a primer in the base of the cartridge.

Back To Basics: Gunpowder

Gunpowder is so fundamental to firearms, it’s amazing that so few know much about it other than it makes a big noise and smells funny.

Alliant Debuts Gunpowder for AR-style Rifles

Alliant Powder is introducing AR-Comp, a smokeless gunpowder specifically designed for use in AR-style tactical rifles.


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