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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

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

.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)

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)

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)

Shotgun

Shotgun Reloading Like the Pros

Shotgun reloads can make or break a 3Gun match. Learn how to load shells quickly like the pros. (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

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)

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)

Gun Laws

Online Ammo Buying Restrictions

Did you know there are tons of state specific online ammo buying restrictions? This is by no means an exhaustive list, but here is a brief overview of some restrictions. (Read)
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