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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

Industry Experts: Tips to Staying Sharp During an Ammo Shortage

We asked several of our favorite experts how they train when ammo is in short supply. And they gave us the details on how to stay sharp but keep costs down. (Read)

Ammo

Best .45 ACP Ammo: Home Defense & Target Practice

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

Ammo

.380 vs. 9mm: Which is Better?

Think the .380 ACP is just an inferior version of the 9mm? We take a look at the pros and cons of each caliber and choose the best for self-defense. (Read)

Ammo

.17 HMR [Guide]: Best Ammo & Guns

Want to know more about .17 HMR? Find out all about this handy cartridge, what it does, why you'd want one, the best ammo, and our favorite guns. (Read)

Ammo

5 Best Dummy Rounds & Snap Caps For Dry-Fire Practice

Ready to step up your firearms training with some inert dummy rounds? Learn about the best dummy rounds and snap caps on the market! (Read)

Ammo

.223 vs 5.56 NATO vs .223 Wylde: Will Your Gun Blow?

Want to quickly know the difference between .223 vs 5.56 and potential safety concerns? We cover both plus .223 Wylde so you'll know the best for your gun. (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

9mm vs .45 ACP [Debate Finally Settled]

Not sure which one is best for you? We'll cover the pros & cons of 9mm vs .45 ACP, from stopping power to expansion, accuracy, price, capacity, and more. (Read)

Ammo

Best .380 Ammo: 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)

News

Ammo Shortage to Continue: What’s the Holdup?

Manufacturers and retailers agree the ammunition shortage will likely continue for a while. What's slowing things down? Come find out. (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

[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)

Ammo

The Truth About Brass vs. Steel Ammo

Should you shoot steel-cased ammo? Or simply stick with the more expensive brass-cased ammo? We go through the facts and set things straight with some simple rules to follow. (Read)

How-To

8 Most Common AR-15 Failures & How To Fix Them

The AR-15 is reliable but can still have some hiccups. We go over a couple of the most common AR-15 failures and how to fix them. (Read)
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