Archive for ammo

Top 5 Underrated Rifle Cartridges

When you consider those “Charlie-in-the-box” cartridges that have been pushed aside by their more famous counterparts, here are the five most underrated rifle cartridges of all time.

February 09, 2015

2015 SHOT Show Roundup

Looking to catch up on all of our SHOT Show 2015 coverage? Here's a roundup of some of the things the American Hunter staff saw earlier this month.

February 02, 2015

28 Nosler

Last year, 26 Nosler was introduced to the industry. The cartridge's success prompted an expansion of the family in 2015, and the company has used SHOT Show to roll out its new 28 Nosler.

January 21, 2015

Book Review: The Practical Guide to Reloading

Keith Wood takes a closer look at Nathan Foster's "The Practical Guide to Reloading."

January 15, 2015

10 Things You Didn't Know About Federal Premium

When you've got nearly a century under your belt, some interesting factoids tend to slip between the cracks and get forgotten. After a little detective work—and assistance from the folks in Anoka—we were able to assemble 10 facts that you might not know about Federal Premium Ammunition.

January 05, 2015

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