The .219 Zipper persisted fitfully from 1938 to 1962 in that purgatory reserved for cartridges that look good on paper but somehow never quite measure up in real life. At this late date, it’s difficult to determine exactly how the .219 Zipper ended up on the compost heap of shooting history.
The .300 Winchester Magnum is known for its accuracy, even at the longest of distances. But is it too much gun for a novice hunter or a person of small stature, particularly when hunting whitetail deer?
To get everything out of a smooth bore when it matters most means feeding it the right loads. Here’s some top choices for defensive shotgun ammunition certain to come through in the most dire situations.
Sterile lab testing in ballistic gelatin is great, but the ultimate laboratory is the street. Here are the loads that seem to be doing best there, input written in blood from gunfights police departments have experienced with defensive ammunition.
Winchester's Defender Line just got bigger with the addition of a 20-gauge segmenting slug, a round that aims to simplify the shotgun platform. It offers all the advantages of buckshot and a slug, without shooters having to reload.
Reloaders and modern sporting rifle fans have fueled one Oklahoma retailer's sales as of late with ARs and used brass leading his sales.
R.I.P. ammo has made a lot of noise recently, claiming it's “The Last Round You'll Ever Need”. But is that the fact of the matter? Take a look at these videos of ballistic tests to see if the 9mm round really lives up to its hype.
If you’ve ever shared a duck blind with someone who claims to hit every bird they pull the trigger on, you’ll appreciate the new Spectra Shot shotgun shells.
Reloading .22-caliber centerfire cartridges requires precision, but the attention to detail pays off in the field. Accurately loaded cartridges can make your next varmint hunt -- whether it be squirrel, woodchuck or coyote -- a blast.