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All our ammo articles from the Best Places to Buy Ammo Online to the best self-defense and range ammo for common calibers.

Ammo

9 Best Places to Buy Ammo Online [2021]

So many online ammo sites! We've bought from them all and these are the best. Plus specific recommendations of the best ammo for your caliber and possible shipping restrictions. (Read)

News

Guns, Ammo Shortage Causes Shifts in Buying Trends

COVID, riots, and an election yielded ammo and gun shortages in 2020. But has that impacted or uprooted traditional buying trends? We investigate. (Read)

Buyer's Guide

Best .50 BMG Rifles & Ammo [Ultimate Guide]

You want a big caliber? We got a big caliber. We take a look at the .50 BMG round, giving you the best .50 BMG rifles and ammunition. (Read)

Ammo

Best 9mm Ammo [2021]: Self Defense & Range Shooting

Want the best 9mm ammo for self defense? We utilize FBI ballistic gel tests that measure penetration and expansion. Plus our favorite plinking rounds. (Read)

Beginner's Guide

How Guns Work [Visual Guide]

How do guns work?!? We'll quickly cover how they work, components of a bullet, various actions, and loading mechanisms. (Read)

Ammo

Best AR-15 Ammo [2021]: Range & Home Defense

Find out the best ammo for your AR-15 for range plinking or home defense. We'll cover cheap FMJ rounds, steel penetrator rounds, and even hollow points for maximum knockdown power. (Read)

How-To

[How-To] Clear a Squib Load at the Range

You're bound to encounter a squib load at least once in your shooting career. So, we're filling you in on what to do if a squib happens to you. (Read)

Ammo

Different Ammo in the Same Gun…Kaboom?

Your revolver is .357 Mag, but people say it shoots .38 Spl. Your AR-15 says it can shoot 5.56x45mm, but your friend says get .223. What's going on? (Read)

Ammo

9x39mm: The Ins & Outs of the Russian Round

The 9x39mm is a unique Russian round and we're taking a look at its history, evolution, and modern military and civilian applications. (Read)

Ammo

Best Lead-Free Ammo for Hunting & Shooting [Guide]

Do you use lead-free ammo on hunts and at the range? Maybe you should. Read up on the benefits and see our list of the best lead-free ammo. (Read)

California

[How-To] Buy Ammo in California: Laws, Online Ordering, & COE

In California and want to buy ammunition for your guns? We cover everything you need to know and how to actually buy ammo in the Golden State. (Read)

Ammo

Best Shotgun Ammo [2021]: Home Defense & Target Shooting

*Ka-CHUNK* That sound should scare away most. But what if you had to shoot? We go over the best shotgun ammo for home defense based on ballistics. (Read)

Ammo

.45 Colt: More Than Just a Cowboy Action Round?

Ever wondered what .45 Colt is and why it might work in an apocalypse? We got all the answers (and more) in this guide to the venerable round. (Read)

Ammo

Best .38 Special & .357 Magnum Ammo [2021]

How do you pick the best ammo for your revolver? We cover the best .38 Special and .357 Magnum ammo for anything from home defense to plinking and hunting. (Read)
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