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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.


News

U.S. State Dept. Bans Russian Ammo Imports

The U.S. State Department banned Russian ammo imports, but why? We deep dive into what caused this and its effect on American consumers. (Read)

News

Ammo, Inc. Acquires GunBroker in $240M Merger

Ammo, Inc. and GunBroker have joined forces in a $240M merger that will see GunBroker act as a subsidiary of Ammo, Inc. (Read)

Ammo

FBI Ammo Test Protocol: How It Shaped the Industry

We break down what the FBI's ammo test protocol is and how this battery of tests changed the firearm and ammunition industries. (Read)

Shooting

Low Round Count Drills: Ammo Shortage Training [Guide]

Low on ammo but still want to train? We got ya! We pulled together seven of our favorite low round count drills perfect for the range (or dry fire at home). (Read)

AR-15

Best Alternative AR-15 Cartridges and Calibers

Looking for a harder hitting AR-15? We cover 5 of the best alternative cartridges and calibers with their pros, cons, and recommended uppers & ammo. (Read)

Ammo

Tipped Bullets: What You Need to Know [Guide]

We walk you through the various tipped bullets on the market and explain what they do and how they're used. (Read)

Buyer's Guide

A Guide to .458 SOCOM: History, Rifles, & Parts

Let's explore .458 SOCOM -- its origins, what it's used for, and some guns and gear capable of handling this big bore. (Read)

Ammo

Best .22 LR Rimfire Ammo: 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)

News

Guns, Ammo Shortage Causes Shifts in Buying Trends

COVID, riots, and an election yielded ammo and gun shortages in 2020. But has that impacted or uprooted traditional buying trends? We investigate. (Read)

Buyer's Guide

Best .50 BMG Rifles & Ammo [Ultimate Guide]

You want a big caliber? We got a big caliber. We take a look at the .50 BMG round, giving you the best .50 BMG rifles and ammunition. (Read)

Beginner's Guide

How Guns Work [Visual Guide]

How do guns work?!? We'll quickly cover how they work, components of a bullet, various actions, and loading mechanisms. (Read)

How-To

[How-To] Clear a Squib Load at the Range

You're bound to encounter a squib load at least once in your shooting career. So, we're filling you in on what to do if a squib happens to you. (Read)

Ammo

Different Ammo in the Same Gun…Kaboom?

Your revolver is .357 Mag, but people say it shoots .38 Spl. Your AR-15 says it can shoot 5.56x45mm, but your friend says get .223. What's going on? (Read)

Ammo

9x39mm: The Ins & Outs of the Russian Round

The 9x39mm is a unique Russian round and we're taking a look at its history, evolution, and modern military and civilian applications. (Read)
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