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Philip Massaro

About Philip Massaro

Philip P. Massaro is the President of Massaro Ballistic Laboratories, LLC, a custom ammunition company, which is comfortably nestled in between the Hudson River and Catskill Mountains of Upstate New York. He has been handloading ammunition for 20+ years, and has loaded a wide range of pistol and rifle ammunition, from the lightest plinking loads through the heavy hitting cartridges designed for animals that are measure in tons. He is a Licensed Professional Land Surveyor by trade, a musician by choice, and usually reeks of Hoppes No. 9.


Review: American Eagle Syntech Ammo

The new American Eagle Syntech range ammunition burns cleaner and cooler, which means it requires less cleaning than when standard loads are used.


How To: Handloading the 30 Nosler

Capable of excellent accuracy and more than adequate velocity and terminal performance, the 30 Nosler is a great new .30-caliber magnum for reloading.


The 10 Best Dangerous Game Cartridges

Dangerous game demands specialized cartridges with lots of stopping power and that are capable of penetrating thick hides. Check out these great cartridges.


The Best Bullets for Self Defense

When it comes to self defense, you need a bullet that will perform best in your handgun and possesses the qualities you can count on.