Archive for ammunition

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

Hardware: Winchester Blind Side High Velocity

Available in a variety of configurations, Winchester's Blind Side High Velocity makes for an intriguing new duck load. Field Editor Kyle Wintersteen decided it was time to put it to the test.

January 07, 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

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