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Ammunition 101: The Basics Of A Cartridge

Rifle, shotgun and pistol ammunition comes in various shapes and sizes, and while they have some distinct similarities, they also have some important differences in makeup and operation. Follow Aaron Carter as he delves into the the basics of the three different cartridge types.

The .338 Winchester Magnum—Dead-On All Along

The magnum cartridge craze was at its height about 40 years ago and, at least for the author, stood idle for the past decade.

What's Your Favorite Cartridge?

What's your favorite cartridge? Share it here.

Justification for Existence: The .30-30 Win.

Given its age and modest external ballistics, is the .30-30 Win.'s existence justified? It's your call.

A Worthwhile Wildcat: The .250 Savage Ackley Improved

The .250 Savage Ackley Improved wildcat cartridge offers remarkable downrange performance from a small package, boasting excellent external and terminal ballistics with minimal propellant usage, long case and barrel life, and modest recoil.

Federal Champion Fresh Fire Pack

Federal’s Champion Fresh Fire Pack provides long-term ammo storage of .22 Long Rifle cartridges in a nitrogen-purged can.

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