Category Ammo

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

Ammo

5 Best Places to Buy Ammo Online [2020]

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)

Ammo

Best Ammo Brands for Plinking, Accuracy, & Self-Defense

Not sure if that ammo deal is good stuff? We go over a few of our favorite ammo brands that we use on the daily for plinking, accuracy, and defence. (Read)

Ammo

Bullets: Sizes, Calibers, and Types [Guide + Videos]

Quickly learn all about common bullet sizes & calibers with tons of pics. Plus find out the differences between bullet tips such as hollow point and FMJ. (Read)

Ammo

Hague Convention: Does It Only Allow FMJ vs Hollow Point Ammo?

Can the US armed forced only use full metal jacket (FMJ) ammo instead of hollow points? Does this affect what you should use for self-defense? Answers! (Read)

Buyer's Guide

Best 5.7x28mm Guns and Ammo: New Renaissance

FN's 5.7x28mm round is experiencing a renaissance with new pistols and rifles. We go over our top picks of 5.7 guns plus the best available ammo choices. (Read)

Ammo

The Ammo Equation: How Much Ammo Do You Really Need?

How much ammo do you really need for each caliber and firearm? We dive into the "ammo equation" and even throw in how many magazines you need for each gun. (Read)

Ammo

Federal M vs XM (5.56) and XM193 vs XM855

Confused? We quickly explain XM193 vs M855, X vs XM, 193 vs 855, penetration differences, and more. Plus our favorite brand recommendations for each. (Read)

Ammo

Best 9mm Ammo [2020]: 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)

Ammo

Best AR-15 Ammo [2020]: 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)

Terminology

Magnum Ammo: What Is It and Popular Calibers

What does magnum ammunition really mean? We cover that plus some popular magnum calibers, what magnum ammo can do, and where to learn more. (Read)

Ammo

Best .40 S&W Ammo [2020]: Self Defense & Target Practice

Want the best .40 ammo possible...at the best prices? Read on for quick recommendations of self-defense and target ammo based on ballistics gel data. (Read)

Ammo

Best .38 Special & .357 Magnum Ammo [2020]

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)

Ammo

Best .22LR Rimfire Ammo [2020]: Accuracy, Plinking, & Hunting

Too many choices? We'll help you choose the best .22 LR rimfire ammo for plinking, accuracy, hunting, and even sub-sonic loads. (Read)

Ammo

Best .45 ACP Ammo [2020]: Home Defense & Target Practice

Want the best .45 ACP ammo for home defense? We cover FBI tests that cover penetration and expansion. Plus our favorite picks for range and plinking ammo to save you money. (Read)
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