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.

Ammo

6.5mm Ammo Breakdown: Best 6.5 Calibers for Accuracy & Distance

Thinking of a new caliber? Find out the best in the 6.5 mm family of rounds for your purpose...plus how do they compare vs the .308? (Read)

Ammo

Best Exotic Shotgun Ammo [That You Can Buy]

There are some truly amazing exotic shotgun rounds out there. We took a look at the coolest ones for adding some excitement to your next range trip. (Read)

Ammo

Hunting Ammo Buying Guide

Choosing the perfect hunting round is a subject of much debate. Our hunting ammo guide will help you choose the ideal round for your next hunt. (Read)

Reloading

Beginner's Guide to Reloading Ammo [2019]

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)

Reloading

Load Development for Beginners

Want to reload the best ammo possible for your gun? We walk through load development from component selection to laddering and shooting/measuring groups. (Read)

Reloading

Best Place to Buy Reloading Supplies [2019]

There's so many places to buy reloading supplies online. Find out where we and other high-output reloaders get our powder, primers, cases, and bullets. (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

Demystifying Shotgun Shell Terms

Quickly learn everything about shotgun shell terms from shell size to shot type, size, material, and length. Plus recommendations for the best ammo! (Read)

Ammo

Hollow Points vs. Full Metal Jacket (FMJ) Ammo

If your life depends on it, what kind of ammo should you use? Hollow Points or Full Metal Jacket? Find out the difference and our recommendations for the best defensive ammo for each caliber. (Read)

Ammo

Federal M vs XM (5.56) and XM193 vs XM855

Confused? We quickly explain XM193 vs M855, X vs XM, 193 vs 855, penetration differences, and more. Plus our favorite brand recommendations for each. (Read)

Beginner's Guide

How Guns Work

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

How to Clean Corrosive Ammunition

Learn how to quickly clean corrosive ammo after a day at the range. We use mil-surp AK-47 ammo as an example, but the procedure will work for all guns/ammo combos. (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)
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