22LR Survival Rifle Cartridge I have said that if I hear one more person say that the 22 Long Rifle is the best all ’round prepper/survival cartridge, I would challenge them to a duel at 50 paces (my 100 yd pace count is 64 paces). I get an AR chambered in .223/5.56 (basically a heavier 22 going […]
Although there is no such thing as a perfect cartridge, we can take a look at a few cartridges and the characteristics that make them as good as they come.
(Article originally published on Tactical Life) Speer is building on its reputation as a quality manufacturer of duty handgun ammunition with the Gold Dot G2, which features a next-gen bullet design and is now being delivered to law enforcement dealers. RELATED STORY: 3 Expert Points on What Makes a Good Bullet Here’s what the press […]
Ammunition technology has improved drastically over the last 30 years, more so than the 100 years preceding it. Such leaps and bounds are not always unqualified successes. For every two or three steps forward, there is a step back. Liberty Ammunition’s Civil Defense line has a small but mostly positive buzz. How would it fare when […]
CCI’s new COPPER-22 advertises that it sends a 21 grain lead-free projectile down range at 1,850 fps. Actually meeting that figure would make it the fastest .22 LR on the market — perhaps ever — by about a 100 fps margin. Designed for plinking as well as for small game and varmint hunting, the non-lead projectiles make the COPPER-22 […]
The U.S. has the best-armed civilian population in the world, with an estimated 270 million total guns. That’s an average of 89 firearms for every 100 residents. Many of these firearms fall in the Shotgun category, one of the most used home defense weapons systems in America. I often get asked, “what’s the best home […]
At SHOT Show this year, Gorilla Ammunition unveiled its new Silverback line of solid copper hollow point self-defense ammo. It’s available in .380 ACP, 9×19, .45 ACP, and .300 BLK. Except for the .380, each caliber is offered in a couple bullet weights and expansion styles, all of them featuring 100% copper, CNC’d projectiles. I got […]
T1 Ammunition has been in business for three years, having been established in May 2013. It is based upon the facility and the equipment of the now defunct Trophy Reloading Service in Sarasota, Florida. Its motto “Train, compete and defend” refers to its mission to support the military, law enforcement and competition shooters. Unlike huge […]
Team Never Quit Ammunition has designed and manufactured a frangible round to be used for both training and personal defense. These rounds offer some key advantages over the traditional full metal jacket ammunition. Lead exposure is one issue resolved with frangible ammunition. The full metal jacket round is manufactured with a lead core and copper […]
The SIG V-Crown Jacketed Hollow Point cartridges are innovative defense rounds that deliver maximum energy transfer and optimal expansion when you need it.