ammunition

Federal Releases 13 New Hunting Options with Non-Typical Ammo

Anyone who has scored their trophy bucks on the Boon and Crockett scale know the term “non-typical” in regards to rack measuring. For those that haven’t scored their racks, “typical” and “non-typical” refer to the symmetry and directional growth of a deer’s antlers. Typical bucks have nearly symmetrical antlers on each side, each main beam […]

Barnes Bullets Recalls VOR-TX .300 Weatherby Ammo Lots

Barnes Bullets, subsidiary of the Remington Outdoor Company, has issued an urgent recall of certain lots of .300 Weatherby ammunition. Barns has recently become aware that affected lots may have become mixed with cartridges from a different caliber. These affected lots, if loaded and fired, may cause massive damage to your firearm, serious injury, or […]

ATF Sued for Records Classifying AR-15 Ammunition as ‘Armor-Piercing’

Judicial Watch, the Washington, D.C.-based watchdog group, has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) seeking records of communications inside the agency when it was considering reclassifying certain types of AR-15 ammunition as armor-piercing—and effectively banning it from civilian use. Share List

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 […]

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 […]

5 Things Gun Owners Want from Trump Presidency

Christmas time is here and kids are studiously writing their letters to Santa. Meanwhile, the gun owners are waiting to see what President-elect Trump might bring them in the next four years. There are already a few bills in state houses and Congress alike, but will any of them see the light of day? Let’s […]

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. Share List