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Should You Avoid Reloaded Ammunition?

Today, as during the Vietnam War, one simple fact remain true: Our firearms are obviously worthless without ammunition that works. I’m sure you’ve heard how many gun activists want to make ammo harder to come by and there is no question that depending on where you live, it’s becoming more difficult to walk into your sporting goods store to buy ammo. This has led to a continuing growing popularity of reloading your own ammo—but should you?

Blazer 9mm ammunition box with Glock pistol

Ammunition

Review: Blazer 9mm Ammunition

CCI is a branch of the Vista Outdoor Company that also owns Federal Cartridge Company and Speer. These are heavy hitters with an excellent reputation in the firearms world. CCI is best known for its success with first-class .22 rimfire ammunition, while the 9mm is simply awesome for range work.

Smith and Wesson 649 .357 Magnum revolver left profile

Firearms

Review: Smith and Wesson Model 649 — S&W’s Best Snubbie

Smith and Wesson has earned an enviable reputation for quality revolvers well suited to personal defense. The small five-shot revolver is among its most popular handguns, with the Model 649 carrying honors as the best of Smith and Wesson’s snubbie lineup. Read the article to see whether you agree.

Hornady Black Ammunition with AR-15 rifle

Ammunition

SHOT Show 2017: Ammunition — Getting Better All the Time

With the dawn of the new millennium, shooters might have suspected an unprecedented level of innovation with regard to firearms. That’s something we’ve yet to see. Not so with ammunition. A few short years ago, factory ammunition was a generalized offering—if shooters needed specialization, they had to handload. Today, that’s hardly the case. Ammunition manufacturers have diversified their offerings more and more every year, and 2017 is no exception. Factory ammunition just keeps getting more varied and better.

Taupe GLOCK 37 barrel pointed to the left on a white background

Firearms

GLOCK 37 .45 GAP

In today’s world, it is easier to introduce new cartridges, although those cartridges need certain traits to remain popular. The .45 GLOCK Auto Pistol is powerful, reliable and useful. And its niche fills a real need. Read this article for the details you’ll need to make a decision on whether this is the right handgun for you.

Lee Reloading Kit

Ammunition

Reload Like a Pro

The days of burning through box after box of lead just for fun are gone for many of us, simply because of the rising cost to shoot. What can avid shooters do about this problem? One possible solution is to practice reloading. Check this article for specific recommendations on putting reloading to use for you.

Firearms

Top 5 Cheaper Than Dirt! Facebook Posts as of May 25, 2013

Our friends on the CTD! Facebook page Liked these items this week: The Apache pistol is a revolver with metal knuckles and dagger in one handheld weapon; ATK (Federal Premium, CCI, Speer ammunition) buys Caliber Company (Savage Arms, Stevens, and Savage Range Systems); we meet Olympic 3-position-rifle Gold Medal winner Jamie Gray at NRA.