New to the market

Cartridges of the 2010s so far

It could be argued that the introduction of new rifle, pistol, and rimfire cartridges to the market is superfluous in 2014 given that by 1960, there were enough extant rounds to fill all hunting and shooting niches many times o...


Ruger announces introduction of its 50th anniversary model 10/22

Sturm, Ruger & Company recently announced the introduction of its 10/22® 50th Anniversary Design Contest Winning Rifle to its lineup. The rifle, available only in 2014, sports a variety of unique features including a modul...



The .25-45 SHARPS goes full auto

We recently posted a brief article on the .25-45 SHARPS, which is one of the more recent additions to the ever-growing lineup of cartridges designed for the AR-15 platform. While conducting research, we stumbled across this vid...



Federal Premium introduces 200-yard accurate muzzleloading bullet

  Federal Premium Ammunition has announced the release of a new .50 caliber muzzleloading bullet the company claims is capable of 200-yard accuracy. According to an April 24 press release issued by Federal, the new Trophy ...


Just when you thought there could be nothing new in the world of shotguns

For several decades shotgun technology has been more or less static. Granted, there have been some shotshell innovations that have resulted in more effective nontoxic loads for waterfowl hunters and more accurate slugs for deer...



For the AR-15, chambering possibilities are seemingly endless

The booming AR-15 industry has resulted not only in an explosion of manufactures of rifles, carbines, components, and accessories for America’s most popular firearm, but also in the invention of a whole host of new AR rounds ...