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

9 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 Shotgun Mini Shells: Birdshot, Buckshot & Slugs [Hands-On]

What are shotgun mini shells good for? Plus our favorite shells for plinking, hunting, home defense, & more. (Read)

News

Ammo Sold Out Nationwide with Future Supply Unknown

Firearm retailers are struggling to meet the public’s need for ammunition. What's selling and when will ammo supplies return to normal? (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)

Ammo

Best .308 Ammo & 7.62x51 [Target Shooting, Plinking, & Hunting]

.308 has been around for a long time and there's lots of ammo...we pick our favorites for cheap plinking, accurate target shooting, and clean hunting. (Read)

Ammo

6.5 Creedmoor [Ultimate Guide]: Military's New Caliber

Newly adopted by the US military, find out why the 6.5 Creedmoor rocks. We cover ballistics vs the .308, recommended rifles, AR-10 uppers, ammo, and more. (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

6 Best AK-47 Ammo Choices [7.62x39mm]: Brass & Steel

Need to feed the beast? We cover the best US and military surplus AK-47 ammo out there to fulfill all your 7.62x39mm wants and desires. (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)
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