Archive for ammo

Winchester Ammo "R&D" Outing in North Texas

Editorial Director John Zent and Development Manager Tom Rickwalder were in Canadian, Texas, with Winchester Ammo last month for a "R&D" outing, testing a new load that's still in the development process. Early indications are that the developmental load—due for release in January, 2015—will be great shakes for deer hunters. Mt. Hide Outfitters did a fine job putting the hunters on deer on this north Texas ranch.

January 03, 2014

Winchester Announces W Train & Defend Brand

An unprecedented number of first-time gun owners have flooded the industry, and selecting the proper ammunition has been one of their greatest challenges. Winchester has decided to make things a little easier on new shooters, with the introduction of its new W Train & Defend brand.

December 30, 2013

The Best of the WSMs

Which cartridge is the best of the WSMs? Dave Campbell has his answer.

December 19, 2013

Hornady American Whitetail

For its most recent introduction, the Nebraska bullet builder sunk its roots even deeper into the heartland with its flag-waving American Whitetail series of ammunition.

October 21, 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?

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

Louisiana 2nd Amendment Sales Tax Holiday for Guns, Ammo, and Hunting Gear

Louisiana announces the Second Amendment sales tax holiday where consumers can buy guns, ammo and other hunting gear free of tax from September 6-8, 2013.

August 07, 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

The .405 Winchester

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June 07, 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

Remington Expands Ammunition Operations

Big Green has plans to add a new building to its ammunition operations, beginning sometime during the second quarter of 2013.

May 14, 2013

Clip or Magazine?

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May 09, 2013

Back to Basics

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April 29, 2013