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.
With all the cool guns on display at SHOT Shot 2014 it's easy to forget the other end of the equation -- ammunition. Here is just a taste of what's hitting the ammo market in the next year, with some new reloading supplies thrown in for good measure.
Fast, flat and dead-on to 415 yards, the new 26 Nosler is said to be the world's most powerful 6.5mm commercial cartridge.
Ever wondered what was the top handgun load? What about the most popular rifle ammo? Online ammunition retailer LuckyGunner.com gives a glimpse of what drove its sales in 2013.
My opinion is, for the average shooter, probably not. Handgun ammo comes in many different loadings within caliber. High-velocity ammunition varieties (often referred to as “+P”) come with higher combustion pressures and more sophisticated bullet designs.
So you've bought an ammunition reloading kit, good. Your on your way to a rewarding pastime. But your not ready to start churning out ammo yet. You still need to procure a few more tools before you get to building the perfect round.
Shooters across the country have been hoping and praying for an end to the ammunition shortage. But in some corners of America cartridges, bullets and reloading supplies continue to be the hot ticket among buyers.
The Model 1911 is perhaps one of the world's most popular pistols, having earned its stripes in some of the most brutal conflicts of the 20th Century. Now one manufacturer has introduced ammunition specifically tailored for top performance in the historic handgun.
It has not taken long for the shooting world to embrace the .300 AAC Blackout. Demand has been great enough that one bullet manufacturer is upping its game, offering a heavier Blackout option.