Ammunition

Explosion Lake City Army Ammunition Plant Leaves One Dead

On April 11th, the Lake City Ammunition Plant in Independence, Missouri suffered another explosion, killing one worker and injuring 4 more employees. This explosion took place in the part of the complex that mixes chemicals for primers. The plant was recently award a large military contract worth $92 million for 5.56mm and 7.62mm rifle ammunition.

April Fools in the Firearms Industry

April 1st, commonly known as April Fools’ Day, is always fun time to be on the internet. Many of the big technology giants like Google, Netflix, and Snapchat had their fun on the day, as did many other brands and companies like Coffee-Mate, Burger King, and Bush’s Baked Beans. Even Russia had some fun with […]

Save Money by Reloading Shotgun Shells

Reloading for shotguns is the easiest way to get started in reloading compared to rifle or pistol reloading. It’s faster because there are a few steps that you don’t have to do for shot shells. If you get hooked on any of the clay target games, chances are the cost of ammunition can limit the […]

Why Bother with a .308 Win?

Before we go any further, please extinguish your torches and put away your pitchforks. Let me be clear. I absolutely love the .308 Winchester cartridge, as well as its close-but-not-the-same brother, the 7.62x51mm NATO. I’ve been shooting both most of my adult life and it is one of the most useful and legendary cartridges of […]

Better Than Brass? New Nickel-Alloy Ammo

When it comes to shooting and reloading, nothing beats brass, right? Steel and aluminum cases can’t be reloaded, and have other downsides like leaving dirtier chambers and giving lower velocities. Even polymer cases have their own problems and aren’t safe to reload. But Shell Shock Technologies claims to have made a reloadable case that is […]

SHOT New Products Spotlight: Ammunition

Guns are great, but they’re just hunks of metal, wood, and plastic without something to shoot out of them. Ammunition is always an interesting category with advances in long range accuracy, defensive stopping power, or a little of both in new hunting loads. With the NSSF SHOT Show entering its second day, let’s take a […]

CCI Vice President on Future Rimfire Prices

The Lewiston Tribune recently awarded Vista Outdoors (parent company of CCI and Federal Ammunition) Vice President Marty Zacha the Business Person of the Year award. In the following business profile, Zacha gave his insider’s opinion on future rimfire prices and production.

Berger’s New Classic Hunter Bullets

Great news for reloaders, Berger has released a new set of bullets! Berger’s new Classic Hunter bullets were just announced on November 1st, and are designed for the most discriminating shooters and outdoorsmen who insist their loaded rounds function flawlessly through any rifle magazine. The Classic Hunter series is focused on factory rifles where SAAMI […]