Ammunition has been scarce, there no doubt about that. But for a Western retailer brimming with bullets, it's the perception of a lack of ammo, not an actual drought, that has slowed his sales.
The .458 Winchester Magnum came about in the mid 20th Century, but has had a lasting impact on the hunting world. The cartridge sets the modern standard in taking down dangerous game.
The concealed carry market remains hot in Michigan, which has had some unexpected consequences. The lack of some ammunition has pushed buyers to consider different calibers for their carry guns.
Hunters, settlers and soldiers boosted their reach and firepower with metallic cartridges and Sharps rifles. And while the design is more than 150-years-old, it's still is holding its own.
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.
Since the invention of gunpowder there has been endless debate over the mythical “best all-around cartridge.” There are all sorts of contenders, but one can make a really convincing argument for the .30-06 as that cartridge.
The .270 Winchester is a red-hot round and has become one of the favorites of hunters. Building this cartridge's popularity was famed outdoor writer Jack O'Connor, who used and wrote extensively about the .270.
For years, the .30-30 was North America's most popular cartridge. It's acclaim, in part, was driven by its usefulness as a deer hunting round and as a top performing cartridge in lever-action rifles.
When it comes to pistol ammo, there is perhaps no more renowned cartridge than the .45 ACP. The heavy round earned its stripes and grew in popularity after nearly three-quarters of a century of service as the U.S. Military's sidearm.