Category Archives: Ammunition

Xtreme Bullets: low-cost alternative or bad idea?

During the severe ammo and reloading component shortage during 2013 and 2014, many folks have been forced to find alternatives to their normal suppliers. As a high-volume reloader this shortage hit me particularly hard. At first I was feeling pretty … Continue reading

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Reloader’s Corner: How to remove a stuck case

They say there are two kinds of reloaders: those that have gotten a case stuck in a resizing die and those that will. I don’t know about that (Kevin apparently never has) but I do know that I recently got … Continue reading

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USPSA: 9mm bullets for Production – what weight?

Sparked by a question re: sub-sonic 9mm rounds, I discuss the relative merits of heavy, slow rounds for use in USPSA’s Production Class of competition as well as the philosophy of “practice” versus “match” ammo. Continue reading

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Wolf Military Classic 7.62×39: perfect AK-47 ammo

Russian ammunition has long been available in the US to anyone shooting the classic 7.62x39R AK/SKS caliber. While much if not most of it may look the same, there are significant differences. The vast majority of this ammunition is produced … Continue reading

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Hornady Critical Defense ammo: when it really counts

I have a lot of fun shooting firearms but let’s face it, we really do this for a much more important reason than simple pleasure. While it is true that many people hunt with guns, most hunting is done with … Continue reading

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