Terminal Performance

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...



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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 ...



Personal defense loads for the .22 LR

It’s unlikely that any reputable firearms instructor would recommend anyone ever choose a firearm in .22 LR as a dedicated personal defense weapon, but it’s a fact that any gun is better than no gun at all during a crisis. ...


.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...



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...



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...