Ammunition

Hunting with the .300 AAC Blackout

Of all the new AR-15 rounds to hit the market in the last few years, the .300 AAC Blackout has arguably resulted in the most fervor. AR fans just seem to love the round. Though initially designed with suppressed, special milita...


Now available from Sharps Rifle Company: the Relia-Bolt

Wyoming-based Sharps Rifle Company, inventors of the promising new AR round, the .24-45 are now selling their Relia-Bolt AR bolts. According to the company product page, the bolts are machined from S7 tool steel, coated with NP...



The rifle that aims itself

With all the recent controversy surrounding so called “smart guns,” we thought it would be interesting to take a look at one of the “smartest” small arms invented to date. To summarize, the Tracking Point rifle system n...



Ruger adds “Predator” version of American Rifle series

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. announced last week the addition of a Predator version of its affordable American Rifle to the company’s product line. In addition to standard American Rifle features, the Predator version...


ATK Secures 300 Win. Magnum Ammunition Contract with U.S. Army

ATK, the Aerospace and defense firm of which Federal Premium is a part, announced in a May 12 press release that it had secured a 5-year, indefinite delivery/quantity contract with the United States Army to produce .300 Winches...



New from Blaser: The Bockdrilling BD14

Here’s one for drilling* and combo gun fans. Germany’s Blaser recently announced the release of their Bockdrilling BD14, a triple barrel, double trigger work of art that’s ready to take on all manner of game, large or sma...



How it’s made: Sinter Fire bullets

Among the growing number of small manufacturers producing lead-free projectiles, Sinter Fire of Kersey, PA is undoubtedly noteworthy. The company’s bullets (available in a variety of common calibers) consist of compressed met...


High speed video comparison: .223 vs. 6.5 Grendel vs. 6.8 SPC vs. .50 Beowulf

For those readers trying to decide on which AR round to invest in for medium and large game hunting, the following Brass Fetcher video we found might be of some use. The slow motion comparison seems to indicate that the 6.8mm S...



Video: G2’s RIP rounds in action

One of the more interesting new ammo choices to hit the market in 2014 has been the RIP (Rapidly Invasive Projectile) round by G2 Research. Offered in .380 ACP and 9mm, RIP projectiles are composed of pre-segmented copper that ...


The ARES Defense SCR: another AR that’s legal everywhere

It seems that an increasing number of manufacturers are attempting to corner a niche market of AR platform enthusiasts who live in a state (like New York) that has banned most or all of the features that make an AR an AR (pisto...