Ammunition

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...


.22 centerfires for deer: The unending debate

If you spend way too much time on gun and hunting forums like we do, you’ll notice that one of the most common, hotly debated, topics is whether or not .22 centerfire rounds are ethical for deer hunting. On one side are the t...



A list of handy online resources for the firearms enthusiast

The internet is vast. Type any term or combination of terms into a search engine and you’re bound to see tens of thousands, if not millions, of results, most of which are thoroughly irrelevant. This truth applies to firearms ...



Bullet impacts at 1 million frames per second

There is just something fascinating about projectile impacts in slow motion. In addition to just looking really cool, high speed footage can tell us a lot about bullet performance. In the video below,  (at 44 seconds) note ho...


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 ...


A 5.56X45mm Round Impacting a Gel Block in super slow motion

High speed video and firearms are a match made in Heaven. Here’s a great vid of a 5.56 round hitting a gel block in super slow motion (courtesy of the guys at Brass Fetcher Ballistic Testing). http://www.youtube.com/watch...