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.

Buyer's Guide

.243 Win Vs .308 Win: Comparison & Best Ammo

The .243 and .308 Winchester are two popular hunting cartridges. But what's the best for you? We cover the pros/cons of each plus our favorite ammo picks. (Read)

Ammo

9mm vs .40 S&W: Is Bigger Always Better?

Price, stopping power, the FBI, and more - we look at the pros and cons of 9mm vs .40 S&W so you can make the right choice for handgun caliber. (Read)

Ammo

.380 vs the 9mm [Battle Of The Nines]

Think the .380 ACP is just an inferior version of the 9mm? It's so much more than that. We take a look at the pros and cons of each caliber and choose the best for self defense. (Read)

Ammo

.300 Winchester Mag [Caliber]: Best Ammo & Rifles

From Alaska to Zimbabwe, .300 Win Mag is open the top choice for big game and stopping long-distance baddies. Find out why, plus ammo and rifle suggestions. (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)

Buyer's Guide

Best .44 Magnum Ammo [Hunting, Defense, & Lever Action]

What's the best .44 Magnum ammo for your purpose? We go over our tested favorites for hunting, self-defense, lever action, and even general plinking. (Read)

Reloading

Best Reloading Presses for Beginners

There's so many reloading presses. Quickly find out which is the best reloading press for your specific shooting volume, caliber, and budget needs. (Read)

Buyer's Guide

.308 Win Vs .300 Win Mag: [Battle of the .30 Calibers]

Stuck between .308 Win or .300 Win Mag? We'll cover the similarities, differences, pros, cons, and best ammo so you can choose your new .30 cal round. (Read)

Reloading

Best Reloading Data: Hogdon, Alliant, VihtaVuori, Accurate

Want reloading data that's correct, updated, and free? We cover the best sources for popular powders like Hogdon, Alliant, Accurate, & VihtaVuori. (Read)

Ammo

[.357 SIG]: Best Ammo & Post-Mortem Review

.357 SIG was designed for law enforcement as the perfect cartridge...but didn't take hold. Find out if it deserved its demise and the best ammo you can get. (Read)

AR-15

Best AR-15 Rifle Twist Rate: Does It Really Matter?

Will the wrong AR-15 rifle twist rate hinder accuracy? We put this common myth to the test so you know the best twist rate for your bullet weight. (Read)

Ammo

5.56 vs 7.62x39mm: Ballistics Match of Tortoise and the Hare

5.56 vs 7.62...what's better? We cover the famous rounds of the AR-15 and AK-47 in terms of bullet size and velocity to see which is the overall winner. (Read)

Shooting

Best Ballistic Calculator Apps for Your Smartphone

Ballistic calculators are a must have for any competitive long-range shooter and a handy tool for anyone looking to make precision shots at the range! Get the right one and use it well and it can save you time, money, and make you a better shot! (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)
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