Combine the legendary stopping power of the .357 Magnum with modern bullet design and you can potentially create an amazingly effective self-defense round. That seems to be exactly what Hornady had in mind when it developed the Critical Defense load chambered for the classic Magnum.
FK Brno introduced a new cartridge and pistol system a few months back, and some are calling it the fastest handgun cartridge made. But, is it really? Leaving out the handguns developed to fire traditional rifle cartridges, is the new cartridge/handgun combination the speediest on the market? Cartridge Basics The new FK Brno cartridge is […]
The SHOT Show has come and gone, so there have been a lot of new product announcements to sort through. For all of you that are interested in the new ammunition that is being offered, here is a round up of the new loads introduced for 2016. Highlights two new calibers: 30 Nosler and 6.5-300 […]
Federal Premium will introduce a new line of ammunition under its American Eagle brand at the SHOT Show. Called Syntech, the new ammunition uses a polymer jacket instead of a more traditional copper one. The new ammo will be offered in three handgun calibers at launch: 9mm, .40 S&W and .45 ACP. Bullet weights will […]
SIG SAUER will introduce a number of new ammunition loads for 2015. Although I’ve not received official word from SIG on these, I have confirmed the information through more than three different sources. New loadings will include at least one new rifle round, several new self-defense pistol rounds and a number of FMJ loads for […]
Using lighter-than-typical bullets, the new HPR Black Ops ammunition promises to deliver superior accuracy and “unparalleled takedown force.” Initially, the Black Ops ammo will be offered in 9mm, .40 S&W and .45 ACP. Another load in .223 Rem is said to be available soon. According to HPR, the bullets used in the new ammo are […]
Imagine a .460 S&W Magnum in a semi-automatic rifle. Now take a look at the very real 45 RAPTOR. The new cartridge is essentially a rimless .460 S&W Magnum load. It offers serious thump for hunting hogs and other game, while fitting a standard AR-10 rifle. The rimless design matches the specifications of the .308 […]
From Lehigh Defense: Lehigh Defense Offers Multiple Chances to Win Special Edition “300 Game Changer” Promotional Packages Lehigh Defense, the premium ammunition and bullet manufacturer known for their innovative ammo and bullets, is working with top industry bloggers to offer readers multiple chances to win special edition “300 Game Changer” NRA promotional bullet and ammunition […]
The Firearm Blog ran an article about a pair of catastrophic failures with .308 Win PCP Ammunition. With only two rounds fired, two ‘kabooms.’ Batting a thousand in this way is probably not what the company hoped to achieve with their ammo.
Hornady announced the addition of several new products at the 2014 SHOT Show in Las Vegas. Hornady has earned one of the finest reputations in the industry for producing some of the most accurate and high quality ammunition on the market. These new additions look to add to that reputation and open up new possibilities. […]