Archive for ammo

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

The .375 H&H: Salute to a Great Cartridge

It is often surprising to realize that some of our most useful hunting cartridges have been around for a long, long time. One of Sheriff Jim Wilson's favorites is the .375 H&H cartridge.

December 15, 2014

Top 5 Whitetail Cartridges

What’s deer camp without a good argument over the best whitetail cartridge?

October 28, 2014

Hornady Named NASGW Ammo Manufacturer of the Year

Hornady Manufacturing was presented with the “2014 Ammunition Manufacturer of the Year” Award by the National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW) at an awards ceremony last week.

October 22, 2014

Hornady's .17 WSM

Hornady has announced that it will be expanding it's .17-caliber line with the addition of its own version of .17 Win. Super Mag. Neil Davies took a moment to discuss the new release during a varmint hunt earlier this year.

October 15, 2014

Barnes: 25 Years of Drop-Dead Reliability

Editorial Director John Zent looks back at the 25-year lifespan of the Barnes X-Bullet.

October 07, 2014

Hardware: .26 Nosler

The .26 Nosler could well be the 6.5mm that finally makes the caliber widely popular in the United States. Why? Find out in this review, taken straight from the pages of American Hunter magazine.

September 15, 2014

Inside the Industry: Where's the .22 Rimfire?

American Rifleman's Mark Keefe asks Federal Premium's Tim Brandt the question consumers everywhere want answered: Where's the .22 rimfire?

August 11, 2014

Transporting Loaded Ammo

Dave Campbell shares a few poignant tips regarding traveling with ammunition.

June 16, 2014

Annealing

Today relatively few handloaders take the time to anneal their case necks. Dave Campbell is one of those few.

May 28, 2014

Crimps Are a Pain

Dave Campbell's not sure who declared that crimping primers in place is necessary, but he's got a bone to pick.

May 07, 2014

Alligator Ammo

Troy and Jacob Landry from "Swamp People" choose CCI Maxi Mag ammo for killing alligators.

May 02, 2014

New from Norma

Norma cartridge cases are known worldwide for superior quality, and now they're going to be readily available to American handloaders.

April 26, 2014

More On Federal Premium's New Muzzleloader Projectile

We initially broke the news about Federal Premium's new muzzleloader bullet a few days ago, but we couldn't wait to learn even more about the new design once the doors opened at the 143rd NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits.

April 25, 2014

Federal Premium Launching New, Revolutionary Muzzleloader Bullet Design

Federal Premium is striving to redefine modern in-line performance with its new Trophy Copper Muzzleloader bullet, which features one of the company's latest innovations: the B.O.R. Lock MZ system.

April 23, 2014