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Federal Vital-Shok Trophy Bonded 10mm Auto

When it comes to handgun hunting, there is only one factory-loaded semi-auto cartridge that Keith Wood considers a serious contender for use on deer-sized big game: 10mm Auto. Federal Premium set out to develop a 10mm projectile that would penetrate deeply, expand reliably and retain a significant portion of its weight to maintain terminal momentum. How did it stack up afield? Read on to find out.

December 18, 2014

America's Ethos Visits Delaware

Being a native of Delaware, Web Managing Editor Shawn Skipper was tapped to handle The First State's leg of Benelli's America's Ethos Tour. How did he fare? Find out.

December 01, 2014

Where's the .22 Rimfire?

It's the question that's been on consumers' minds for months: Where's the .22 rimfire? Here's an answer from inside the industry.

August 11, 2014

In Need of Leopard Luck

As the leopard hunt draws to a close, Executive Editor Adam Heggenstaller needs some luck.

June 05, 2014

Loaded for Leopard

Will Executive Editor Adam Heggenstaller's practice pay off as he hunts leopard in Namibia?

May 25, 2014

Does a Short Barrel Hamper a Turkey Gun’s Performance?

Without question the short barrel improves the shotgun’s mobility in the woods, but is it a detriment to the load’s velocity, and therefore energy?

March 26, 2014

Federal's Big-Game Tactic

Federal Premium's new Trophy Copper was what got the job done for John Zent on his latest B.C. goat hunt. See what he had to say about the Federal ammunition line here.

February 26, 2014

Turkey Loads: What's Behind the Plastic Hull?

Sure, most shotgun shells will take a turkey cleanly, but what is the difference between the various loads?

April 23, 2012

Can Outside Temperature Affect Cartridge Velocity?

If you zero your rifle in the fall, then shoot prarie dogs in the summer, will your rifle shoot to the same point-of-impact?

November 29, 2011

Federal Offers "Premium Moments" Sweepstakes

Federal's "Premium Moments" sweepstakes will give one lucky winner a Federal Prize Pack worth $1,000 in gear and more!

November 16, 2011

.338 Federal with 200-Grain Trophy Tip

NRA Media's John Zent was recently in British Columbia, Canada, hunting grizzly bears and putting Federal's new .308 200-grain bullet to the test.

October 31, 2011

Federal Premium Prairie Storm Pheasant Loads

Available in both 12- and 20-gauge, Prairie Storm loads feature FliteControl Wad and FliteStopper Lead.

September 15, 2010

Your Ammo Is Under Attack!

Anti's envoke emotion and junk science to garner support for a lead ammo ban, but NRA isn't buying it.

August 05, 2010

Guardsmen hold duck-calling contest in Kosovo

To raise moral, National Guardsmen held a duck calling contest. We just wonder what language those Baltic birds speak!

June 08, 2010

Sharpshooter amazes his friends with skills

A teenager gives Annie Oakley a run for her money, and does it with a bow!

May 05, 2010