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.

California

California (CA) Ammo Laws [2020]: Online Ordering & COE

In California and want to order ammo online or get set up with an 03 FFL and COE? We cover CA's new ammunition laws for 2019 so you know what's up. (Read)

Ammo

Best Shotgun Ammo [2020]: 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

Best .380 Ammo [2020]: Self-Defense & Target Practice

Need recommendations for the best .380 self-defense and plinking rounds? These personal picks bring out the best capability of the diminutive round. (Read)

Ammo

Best .30-30 Ammo: Harvesting Deer Since 1895

The .30-30 is a classic American cartridge that puts meat on the table. Learn more about it and our best picks for factory hunting ammo and handloading. (Read)

Reloading

Beginner's Guide to Reloading Ammo [2020]

Want to save money and shoot more accurately? Reloading your own ammo is the key! We go over all the steps of reloading plus sample setups for all budgets. (Read)

Ammo

Best .30-06 Ammo: From WWII to Big Game

M1 Garand, BAR, Springfield 1903. All of these famous guns use the .30-06 round. We'll go over our favorite ammo from hunting to plinking. (Read)

Ammo

[Study] Home Defense Overpenetration: Shotgun, Handgun, Rifle

We use ballistic gel and built interior/exterior walls to test shotgun, handgun, and rifle loads to see the best ammo if overpenetration is a concern. (Read)

Ammo

Best .300 Blackout Ammo [2020]: Self Defense, Hunting, Target

.300 AAC Blackout ammo comes in lots of flavors from training to home defense to hunting, we took a look at the whole range of ammo and picked out our top favorites for each type so that you can save time and money! (Read)

Ammo

Best Frangible Ammo: [Purpose & Calibers]

Frangible ammo isn't just for steel targets. We'll go over their potential use in hunting and self-defense. Plus our favorites for popular calibers. (Read)

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Rifle Caliber Guide [Definitive Guide+Videos]

Quickly learn about the pros and cons of popular rifle calibers with our handy guide. We also cover average price, recoil, and recommended ammo for each. (Read)

Ammo

Handgun Calibers [Definitive Guide + Videos]

Quickly learn the pros/cons of the 10 most popular handgun calibers. We'll also cover average price, recoil, and recommended self-defense ammo for each. (Read)

Ammo

[Beginner's Guide]: Rimfire vs Centerfire Ammunition

Quickly learn the difference between rimfire vs centerfire ammo in appearance and firing mechanism. Plus pros/cons and the best recommended rimfire ammo. (Read)

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Best 10mm Ammo [Hunting, Self-Defense, & Plinking]

Need ammo for your mightly 10mm? We go over our favorite picks for the best 10mm ammo for Self-Defense, Hunting, and affordable Plinking. (Read)

Gun Reviews

[Review] Bersa Thunder & Firestorm .380: Better 007 PPK?

Looking at the updated PPK from Bersa in the form of the Thunder and Firestorm? We cover the differences and review for reliability, accuracy, and more. (Read)
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