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.
Ballistics can be complex, involving a multitude of variables. This old U.S. Army training film, however, does a solid job of breaking down the subject to its simplest terms.
Sierra's MatchKing bullets have grown in renown as among the most accurate projectiles on the market. The company, however, has attempted to improve on the already impressive bullets with a resin-tipped line.
A precision rifle is half the equation when it comes to accuracy. The other half, top-notch ammo. There are a few things, however, that must be kept in mind when loading ammunition that will knock the heart out of the 10 ring.
Monometal bullets can offer shooters top-notch performance, especially for hunting. But the futuristic projectiles challenge reloaders, given their unique characteristics.
It's hard to deny the bonded core bullet has been a game changer when it comes to ammunition. Offering incredible penetration, expansion and ballistic performance, the bullets have become the go-to option for big game hunters.
They were outgunned by Spanish and their wondrous smokeless powder .45-caliber rifles. Could this rag-tag team of American Cavalry men survive–and win? “The Mauser bullets drove in sheets through the trees and the tall jungle grass, making a peculiar whirring or rustling sound; some of the bullets seemed to pop in the air, so...
Sharpshooting: A buffalo market hunter of yore attests to the prowess of the Sharps rifle and cartridges. “The time I made my biggest kill, I lay on a slight ridge, behind a tuft of weeds 100 yards from a bunch of a thousand buffaloes that had come a long distance to a creek,...