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In the final analysis, is it the cartridge, the powder load, the bullet velocity, the bullet composition, or the terminal foot pounds of energy that ultimately kills the target? The term lethal literally means “to cause death”, so which factor in a firearm cartridge creates this end result? It Read More…

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While a truck driver slept in the cab awaiting an early morning delivery, thieves clipped the seals and locks on the truck and stole a shipment of guns and ammo. The driver and store employees discovered the shipment loss the next morning. Total tally of the stolen weapons included 67 guns, 61 Read More…

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I really enjoyed this video, which shows us how CCI 22 rimfire ammo is made in CCI’s factory. To begin, circles are punched out of sheet brass and cold-formed into small brass cups. Then to relieve the stress of the cold forming process, they are annealed. After a wash and dry, a drawing Read More…

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In my shooting career even before I decided to get into competition shooting, I reloaded. I have been reloading in one form or another since I was about 7 or 8, which means that I now have at least 45 years of reloading under my belt. I also teach reloading classes and hold reloading Read More…

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One of the many long standing campfire and shooting range debates has been over the use of brass casings versus those ammunition cases made from steel. For Americans, it has always been our native ammunition that has used brass for ammo cases. In Russia, China and other Eastern European countries, Read More…