The heavy and powerful .44 Magnum first became a factory load in 1956, but it wasn't until the early 70s the round's popularity went into the stratosphere. All it took was Dirty Harry welding a hand cannon chambered for the load to send it flying off store shelves.
The crimp on a shotgun shell is almost taken for granted, but it plays important roles in the functioning of the ammunition. From keeping the shot and powder in place to helping control the burn rate, a proper crimp is vital in reloading ammo.
The 6mm/.244 Remington traveled a twisting road on its way to gaining a foothold in the shooting world. Name changes were partly necessary for the cartridge to earn its place.
Hornady is set to get its fans' mouths watering. The ammunition/reloading company recently released a video of new products for 2015, which has a little something for everyone.
Legendary professional hunter Harry Selby launched the .416 Rigby into the limelight. The cartridge's performance in magazine-fed rifles and against dangerous game kept it popular.
When it comes to handgun hunting there are two things you can fall back on -- diameter and bullet weight.
Gun Digest's new Reloading Ultimate Collection offers shooters an indispensable library certain to help them turn out safe and precise ammunition for every type of firearm.
Whether it's used to hunt elk or dissuade a motivated brown bear, the .338 Winchester Magnum has few equals. It is truly a cartridge for the last frontier.
The .22-250 has been a favorite cartridge among target shooters and varmint hunters alike. With breathtaking velocities and a wide spectrum of loads, there's a lot to love about the small-caliber cartridge.