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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

Best .45 ACP Ammo [2021]: 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)

Ammo

Best .40 S&W Ammo [2021]: 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

Which Rifle Round is Better: 7.62 vs. 5.56 NATO

Not sure which rifle round is best for you? We'll cover the pros & cons of 7.62 vs. 5.56, delve into the history, and learn how both are used. (Read)

Beginner's Guide

[Beginner’s Guide]: Buckshot for Home Defense

New to shotguns and on the hunt for the best ammo for home defense? Come read up on buckshot and why you should have some in your safe. (Read)

Ammo

Battle of the Nines: 9mm Luger vs 9×19 vs Parabellum

What's the difference between 9mm, 9x19, 9mm Luger, and 9mm Parabellum? Learn more about the famous 9mm round and its cousins here! (Read)

Shooting

Ballistic Gel: Purpose, Protocol, & Best Ones

How does your ammo really perform? Time to test it with some ballistic gel. We go through the process plus our recommended ones. (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

Ammo 101: The 4 Parts Of A Cartridge

Curious about how ammo works? Toying with the idea of reloading? We review the four basic but essential components of the modern cartridge. (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

30-06 M2 AP Armor Piercing Penetration Tests

Find out what exactly is the 30-06 M2 AP "Black Tip"? Is it armor piercing, how does it shoot in 30-06 rifles, and can you reload it into .308 rounds? (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)