Category Archives: ammunition

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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UTAS XTR12 shotgun

XTR12 is essentially an AR10 in 12ga. Currently, it takes 5 or 10 round box magazines, but 15/20/25 round drums are coming. This photo is an outtake from the upcoming Small Arms Review article detailing my experience with this gun.

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Two new articles on AllOutdoor

Winchester 1886 Rifle in 45-70 and 450Marlin. HTA convertible 10-22 magazine  

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Two new articles on AllOutdoor

One tax stamp rifle that’s really short. Is the 12 Gauge the New 410?

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Flint River Armory CSA45 mark 2 is coming soon

While at World Rimfire Challenge in Alabama, I met with the new lead designer from FRA and returned the CSA45 I had. The original, while very promising, under-delivered on accuracy. He promised a revised version and I expected to see … Continue reading

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ETS Speedloaders: new on AllOutdoor

Glock speedloader, others.

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My article in Blue Press

My article about reloading pistol caliber cartridges is out in Dillon Blue Press October issue, on page 62. For best layout, download the file and view it in “facing pages” mode.

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KSG25 review on Shooting Illustrated

Kel-Tec KSG-25 Shotgun

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Two new articles on AllOutdoor

A 3-round AR Magazine that Fits In Your Grip   MTR Tuckable Holster  

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Propellant packaging

This compressor packages propellant for air rifles. Some of those rifles are small and throw 10 grains at 575fps. Others, slugs up to 411 grains at 800fps. I’ve used a hand pump for my Crosman Marauder, but it cannot produce … Continue reading

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What’s in the tin?

Did she bring enough for everyone? A slightly exaggerated rendition of both effect and capacity, but a neat movie fragment nonetheless.

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New York Reload

“New York Reload” describes drawing a second gun in preference to reloading the first under fire. While tshirts describing the concept are available, the practice itself isn’t. NYC remains one of the most restrictive jurisdictions in regards to carry or … Continue reading

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Sig ammunition is pretty good.

It’s one of the few brand extension based on new research rather than badge engineering.  

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PKM

PKM might have odd ergonomics, but it is a very reliable design.

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California girl in America

In the finest tradition of Japanese anime, running a belt through the M60 gets a big smile from a 14 year old girl. She showed good competency and safety habits…especially considering that was her first time ever on a range!

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Shooting the breeze with friends

I will post the technical review later, but for now I just want to note how much I enjoy being able to both shoot and have a conversation with my friends at the same time.

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For a fee to a good home: 22TCM

A good friend has to sell a 5-inch double-stack Armscor 22TCM/9mm Luger barrel combo. At Bud’s, it runs $621 cash price, which is the lowest retail anywhere. He bought it with 500 rounds of 22TCM ammunition, of which 490 come … Continue reading

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S&W .22 Victory review: TK accessories

Making a good pistol even better.

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