Archive for ammunition

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

SilencerCo Launches Suppressor-Optimized Ammunition

SilencerCo has launched its new line of Harvester Subsonic 300 BLK high-performance ammunition, which has been designed to product optimal performance in suppressor-equipped firearms.

December 11, 2014

Savage Arms, Federal Ammunition Announce $25 Rebate

Savage Arms and Federal Premium Ammunition have launched a new mail-in rebate program that could net dedicated customers $25 back.

November 05, 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

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

Is the .223 Rem. a Deer Cartridge?

The question of the day: Is the .223 Remington/5.56 NATO cartridge an adequate deer cartridge?

August 25, 2014

Transporting Loaded Ammo

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

June 16, 2014

Dillon’s Border Shift Bag

It took Dave Campbell a little while to get around to trying out Dillon's Border Shift ammunition bag—which he now very much regrets.

June 10, 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

Reduced-Recoil Loads

Shoot more comfortably with these reduced-recoil loads from four ammo makers.

April 30, 2014

Noveske Signature Ammunition from Nosler

Nowadays there's ammunition for nearly any instance (even a zombie apocalypse), so why not have ammo that glows in the dark? Nosler will be answering that call—among others—with its upcoming Noveske Signature line.

April 25, 2014

Bullets for Elk

Use a premium, controlled-expansion bullet for large game like elk.

April 22, 2014