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.308 Hornady Match 168gr A-MAX vs Hornady Black

Filed in Ammo, Articles by on May 30, 2017 0 Comments • views: 183
.308 Hornady Match 168gr A-MAX vs Hornady Black

In these early stages of the Remington 700 Project, I’v been buying Hornady Match 308 168gr A-MAX.  I love this ammo, it makes nice tight groups. I needed to order some more and found it has been discontinued.  Hornady has a new product 308 168gr A-MAX Black. I contacted Hornady to inquire about the differences […]

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.223 Flash Hole Warning!

Filed in Ammo, Articles by on April 13, 2017 0 Comments • views: 274
.223 Flash Hole Warning!

I received this notice from RCBS yesterday: Certain .223 Rem and 5.56×45 ammunition manufactured in Yugoslavia/Bosnia/Herzegovina have undersized flash holes and are not reloadable. The SAAMI spec for rifle cases using small rifle primers specifies a flash hole size of .074″ – .078″ It just so happens that a #45 drill bit is .0820″ and a 5/64″ […]

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Springfield Armory XD Mod 2 45 Subcompact

Filed in Ammo, Springfield XD by on February 8, 2017 0 Comments • views: 174
Springfield Armory XD Mod 2 45 Subcompact

Someone is finally producing a high-capacity .45acp subcompact that feels good to me and conceals easily. You hear a lot about Grip Zone, and I am here to tell you it really works.  The double-stack Glocks just don’t fit my hand well, while the XD Mod 2 is perfect. The gun feels practically welded to […]

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Handgun Self-Defense Ammunition Ballistics Test

Filed in Ammo, Articles by on October 21, 2015 0 Comments • views: 630
Handgun Self-Defense Ammunition Ballistics Test

Lucky Gunner has just published an extensive set of ballistics tests for self-defense handgun ammo in the following calibers: 380 9mm 40 45 Click here to go directly to the Handgun Self-Defense Ammunition Ballistics Test Results Tweet

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Another 5.56 Ammo Shortage On The Way?

Filed in Ammo, Articles by on February 15, 2015 0 Comments • views: 1268
Another 5.56 Ammo Shortage On The Way?

Yesterday morning I woke up to an email from the NRA-ILA alerting me to an announcement from BATF that they intend to reclassify the common 5.56 M855 (SS109) round as armor-piercing and intend to ban the sale of it.  Within hours every online retailer I could find was out of stock. What alarmed me though […]

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Getting Started Reloading .223 Rifle: Case Length

Filed in Ammo, Case Prep, Case Trimming, Reloading .223 Rifle Ammo by on April 9, 2014 2 Comments • views: 793
Getting Started Reloading .223 Rifle: Case Length

If you have meed reloading pistol calibers for a while and are about to start reloading .223 rifle ammunition then this article is for you. It is one in a series of articles on this topic. When you fire a cartridge, the case expands radially outward against the chamber of your rifle. On of the […]

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The Low-Down on Hard Cast Bullets

Filed in Ammo, Articles, Bullet Casting, Bullet Casting Tips by on April 7, 2014 0 Comments • views: 787
The Low-Down on Hard Cast Bullets

If you are new to casting your own bullets then you’ve probably noticed that must commercial casters tout that their bullets are ‘hard cast’.  SInce they are all bragging about it then it must be something you must achieve with your own bullets, right?  Maybe, maybe not. First some background. The metric commonly used to […]

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Latest Ammunition & Reloading Component Supplier In-Stock Status

Filed in Ammo, Articles by on February 2, 2013 0 Comments • views: 745
Latest Ammunition & Reloading Component Supplier In-Stock Status

.223 Ammunition .223 Bullets/Projectiles .45acp Bullets/Projectiles Tweet

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.223 Ammunition Suppliers

Filed in Ammo, Articles by on January 29, 2013 • views: 3198
.223 Ammunition Suppliers

Sources who have .223 ammunition in stock as of 5/17/2015

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RUAG Ammo

Filed in Ammo, Articles by on October 2, 2011 1 Comment • views: 1070
RUAG Ammo

There is no greater pleasure in life for a man that spending quality time alone with your adult son doing something you are both passionate about. My soldier-son was home on leave for a few days and so we took the opportunity to do some shooting together at his old favorite spot out in the […]

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Is Reloading 223 Worth It?

Filed in Ammo, Articles, Shooting by on July 3, 2011 0 Comments • views: 1206
Is Reloading 223 Worth It?

The answer is: Yes. When you are reloading you can produce top quality ammo for less than the cost of the cheapest off-the-shelf ammo. But only barely cheaper. A quick check of this writing reveals that I can get Wolf polymer-coated steel cased 223 55bg ammo for about $260 per thousand plus shipping. that’s about […]

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Where Can I Buy 223 Ammunition Cheap?

Filed in Ammo, Articles by on June 28, 2011 0 Comments • views: 917
Where Can I Buy 223 Ammunition Cheap?

Here are some sources who have .223 in stock as of 9/2/2013

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