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?
Reloaders and modern sporting rifle fans have fueled one Oklahoma retailer's sales as of late with ARs and used brass leading his sales.
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.
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.
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.