New SIG Ammo for 2015

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 […]

HPR Black Ops Ammunition

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 […]

New Cartridge: 45 RAPTOR

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 […]

Win 300 BLK Ammo

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 […]

Possible Problems with PCP Ammo

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.

New Hornady Custom Lite 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. […]

Winchester Defender 20 Gauge Segmenting Slug

New for 2014 is a segmenting slug for the 20 gauge from Winchester Ammunition.  The new Winchester Defender Segmenting Slug is a 3/4 ounce slug that is engineered to break into three large chunks when striking the target.  These pieces form three distinct wound channels, causing rapid incapacitation. Below is a video showing the new […]

PCP Ammunition: Polymer Cased Ammo

As of December 2013, PCP Ammunition announced they are ready to start commercial sales of a polymer-cased .308 Win round.  The new ammo will use a 168 grain Sierra MatchKing HPBT bullet, by far the preferred bullet for law enforcement snipers.  Additional specifications have not yet been released.  The following is the original article we […]

New Cartridge: the 26 Nosler

Nosler announced a new rifle cartridge that will formally launch at the 2014 SHOT Show.  The 26 Nosler is being billed as the “World’s Most Powerful 6.5mm Commercial Cartridge.”  The new cartridge will push a 129 grain AccuBond Long Range bullet at 3400 fps. With the same bullet, the 26 Nosler will have the same […]

Winchester Making New 1911 Ammo

Winchester Ammunition announced they are now making a new line of .45 ACP ammo for the 1911 platform pistol.  The WIN1911 ammunition will come in two variations: one uses a FMJ bullet, while the other uses a JHP.  Both loads are designed to shoot to the same point of aim. The FMJ load uses a […]

Hornady American Whitetail 12 GA Slug

As a follow up to last year’s introduction of the American Whitetail rifle ammunition, Hornady announced a 12 gauge shotgun slug load in the same ammo line.  The new shotgun load will be a welcome addition to the hunting ammo choices for hunters who prefer, or are restricted by law, to deer hunting with shotguns. […]

Hornady Custom Lite Ammo: Reduced Recoil Ammunition

The just announced Hornady Custom Lite ammo is designed to provide reduced recoil in a number of popular centerfire rifle and shotgun cartridges.  According to Hornady, the ammunition line is designed “to put the fun back into shooting” for children and anyone who is recoil sensitive.  Recoil reduction ranges from 25 – 43% depending on […]

The 9×18 Makarov Ammunition for Self Defense Guide

If you are looking for 9×18 Makarov ammunition for self-defense, you may have had a hard time finding a load that meets your needs.  Unlike the .380 ACP or the 9mm Parabellum (aka Luger or 9×19), the Makarov round does not enjoy a wide range of commercially loaded hollow point ammo. That does not mean […]