Category Archives: ammunition

Defensive weapon for the infirm.

Rimfire pistols are seldom the answer to defensive needs, but they fit one niche well. The defender in this case is an 86-year-old woman who lives alone. Her hand and arm strength are minimal, so full-weight handguns are not in … Continue reading

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Aguila SSS ammunition: new on CTD Blog

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Vintage guns with fixed sights.

This revolver was designed with 38/200 military load in mind. Shooting it with lighter 148gr loads produces a different vertical point of impact, sometimes a horizontal offset as well.

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What rifle ammunition for fat polar fox?

“Fat polar fox” is a Russian euphemism of a euphemism of a rude expression for a persistent catastrophic situation. Things get bad and stay that way. A prudent person’s preparation list includes some weapons and training with it. Let’s say … Continue reading

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New on Steinel blog: 45-70 staying power.

Why did 45-70 endure when its contemporaries went away?

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Recent articles

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Before Olympic air guns — Zimmerstutzen: new on AllOutdoor

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Tippmann M4-22 review

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Catching up on SHOT Show news

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Two WW2 commemoratives just made for each other.

Winchester WW2 series | Inland Mfg. M1911A1

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Fun with tracers.

Southern Ballistic Research extended range 45ACP tracers combined with the low-recoil gas-operated Alpha carbine add up to fun and fearsome capability.

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Find inner peace.

Details: Keystone 722 Youth rimfire carbine, Riton 2-7x scope with 22LR BDC reticle, Hunter HD Gold glasses for better contrast, CCI ammunition.

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Technology isn’t the devil.

Until 1994, any teen in America could buy a 30-round magazine, in person or by mail. From 1957 to 1968, they could buy an AR15 to go with it, mail order if they so wished. After 1968, they would have … Continue reading

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Rifles as canaries in the coal mine.

Weapons are unique in the lineup of the items typically banned or regulated by governments. They are the only contraband that can be used to fight the enforcement of the ban on them. Neither a bottle of rum, nor a … Continue reading

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Reducing ricochets from BBs: new on AllOutdoor

Dust Devil BBs

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A blue watch face.

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YHM8030 pistol: new won Tactical Life

My photos with Jay’s article.

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A Magazine That’s a Clip, Too: new on AllOutdoor

HC3R clip-loaded magazine for 10-22.

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Jard J68: new in Dillon Blue Press

J68 on page 36 of the PDF.

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SIG Spartan’s Little Brother: new on AllOutdoor

.177 caliber trainer for the .45

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