HPR Black Ops Ammunition

HPR Black-Ops Ammo 45 ACP

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 Hornady Custom Lite Ammo

Hornady Reduced Recoil 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

Winchester 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 […]

New Cartridge: the 26 Nosler

Nosler logo

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

Win1911 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 […]

New Hornady .357 SIG Critical Duty Ammo

Hornady Critical Defense 357 SIG

Hornady announced the addition of the .357 SIG caliber to the company’s Critical Duty line of ammunition. The Critical Duty line of ammo is designed for law enforcement and other personal defense needs where the penetration of intermediate barriers is a requirement.  Prior to this announcement, only the 9mm, .40 S&W and .45 ACP calibers […]

Hornady American Whitetail 12 GA Slug

Hornady 12 gauge slugs

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

Hornady Custom Lite Ammo

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

9x18 Makarov

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 […]

Remington and AAC Collaborate on Silencer Ammo

remington aac silencer ammo

Remington and Advanced Armament Corp (AAC) are collaborating on a line of handgun ammunition developed specifically for use with sound suppressors according to unverified information I have received.  There is no official word from Remington or AAC on the products, so this information should be treated as rumor.  However, the source of this information has […]

Remington Compact Handgun Defense Ammo

Remington logo

Ed. note: It appears the name of the new ammo may be Ultimate Defense – Compact Handgun. Remington appears to be ready to launch a new line of ammunition for the concealed carry handgun market according to information obtained by GunsHolstersAndGear.com.  The new Remington Compact Handgun Defense ammo is designed to deliver optimal performance out […]

Your Dog Rocks! Contest from Fiocchi

Fiocchi Contest

Think you’ve got the best looking hunting dog?  Want to prove it?  Fiocchi Ammunition is running a photo contest to find photogenic dogs for the company’s catalog.  The contest is a follow-up to last year’s event for the same purpose.  The image below is from the 2013 Fiocchi catalog.

Friday Gun News

Cabelas Gift Card

Here is a quick round-up of recent gun news… Win a $1,000  Cabela’s Gift Card Looking for $1,000 to spend on shooting, hunting and outdoor gear?  Sign up for the giveaway at AllOutdoor.com.  They are giving away a $1k gift card to Cabellas on June 15.  Five additional people will win $200 gift cards. Another […]