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Herter's Select Grade Ammo

Cabela’s couldn’t get enough ammo in stock to feed the needs of its customers so it sought out alternate supplies. After meeting with manufacturers worldwide, Cabela’s chose operations in the Czech Republic, Italy and Russia to load rifle, handgun and shotgun ammunition to its specifications. And the Herter’s Select Grade line was born.

October 09, 2013

.17 Win. Super Mag.

There is no doubt that the .17 WSM elevates rimfire ballistics to a new level. But will enough gun companies jump on board to produce rifles in this caliber?

September 30, 2013

Leading the Way: Barnes Bullets

With all the hype about non-lead projectiles these day, here’s a look at how and why Barnes’s engineers created the monolithic X Bullet, and the improved copper bullets that have followed.

September 26, 2013

Winchester Unveils Long Beard XR Turkey Load

Featuring the new-to-the-world Shot-Lok technology, Long Beard XR is capable of producing twice the pellets in a 10" circle out to 60 yards compared to traditional lead loads.

September 19, 2013

Where's the Ammo? Steve Hornady Responds

Steve Hornady, President of Hornady Ammunition, responds to the recent ammo "shortage."

September 12, 2013

Dove Load Options: Opening Day and Late in the Season

Shots taken on doves are decidedly different between Opening Day and late in the season, thus requiring different loads. See what American Rifleman Managing Editor Aaron Carter recommends for each scenario.

September 05, 2013

Grown-Up Hog Loads

He just couldn't take it anymore. The author shares his true opinions regarding hog loads. If you want to put down a hog, pick up a beast.

September 04, 2013

Where's the Ammo?

It is consumer demand that keeps supplies of ammo nationwide low—and prices high. To figure out why, you might ask your neighbor.

August 29, 2013

Who Needs A Magnum?

Magnum cartridges certainly have their place, but are they really required to take most game? Keith Wood evaluates their purpose and necessity.

August 19, 2013

Winchester AA TrAAcker Shotshells

While not an end-all to hitting flying targets, the TrAAcker can help shooters determine where they are missing, so they can more easily correct.

July 01, 2013

Federal Trophy Copper Slug

The Trophy Copper slug's plastic sabot features an aluminum plate at its base that helps it engage the rifling, promoting accuracy.

May 31, 2013

CCI Quiet-22

CCI's new Quiet-22 is supposed to produce 75 percent less noise than standard velocity .22 LR cartridges. Bryce Towsley put that claim to the test.

May 23, 2013

Double Tap Ammo

From handgun hunting loads to hard-to-find rifle rounds loaded with boutique bullets, the author reports stellar accuracy from all Double Tap ammo he's shot. While pricey, few things are more important to the success of your hunt than your ammo.

April 15, 2013

First Look 2013: Ammunition

Check out this rundown of some of 2013's upcoming ammunition releases—many of which will be on display at the 2013 NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits in May.

March 28, 2013

The Glory of Handloading

Handloading's not a new concept, but more hunters are adopting it in order to save money and get through ammunition marketplace shortages.

February 20, 2013