Depending on application, there are advantages to heavier bullets. But going big on your next reload requires some investigation into whether or not your firearm can handle those extra grains properly.
The .338 Lapua Mag. dates to 1983, when Research Armament Industries, in the U.S., outlined plans for a sniper cartridge driving a 250-grain .338 bullet at 3,000 fps. The sleek FMJ missile would penetrate five layers of body armor at 1,000 meters (1,094 yards).
Redding is synonymous with precision reloading and has introduced a number of new products for 2015 that are sure to keep shooters on target.
There have been a number of advancements in bullet design in the modern day. One of the most elegant and effective has been the addition of grooves on a projectile's shanks.
The Federal agency, at least for now, has stepped away from its attempt at banning M855 ammunition, a popular and affordable military surplus round utilized by many AR-15 shooters.
There is a simple technique that adds a ton of life to your cases – annealing. Of course, there are some tricks to doing it right, of which custom ammunition manufacturer Phil Massaro unveils in this blog.
Whether it's a match bullet you're after or something for long-distance hunting, Black Hills Ammunition's new 2015 cartridges could have the answer with four new precision loads looking to be right on target.
Buy the best carry handgun you can afford and it’s still only as good as the ammo you load it with. When it comes to self defense, it’s important to trust that your ammunition will do the job. Here are five defensive ammo loads you can trust your life to.
Pressure spikes and drops due to temperature have long been a bane of a reloader's existence. However, advancements in propellants have mitigated this variable, in many respects.