Category Archives: ammunition

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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YHM-8900: a discreet rimfire performer: new on AllOutdoor

Integrally suppressed 10-22 type rifle shows excellent results.

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Longslide .45

A review of this Eagle XL is coming soon. In the meantime, does anyone know where I can get aftermarket sights to fit Iver Johnson brand 1911?

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“A strong oath…”

Corroborating my results, GY6 video shows the squib and destabilization problems quite vividly in slow motion.

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Dangerously bad ammunition (now with updated video)

I posted this video when it became clear that the problems with OATH ammunition are the result of a systematic disregard for quality control. After the first batch of 12ga squibs, they assured me it was limited to one batch … Continue reading

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Why not both?

I keep seeing comments along the lines of: “Instead of telling women to carry guns, teach men not to rape.” Why should the two measures be exclusive of each other? The same applies to self-defense at home: 911 on the … Continue reading

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The .50 Caliber Glock: new on AllOutdoor

Guncrafter Industries conversion uppers.

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Ballistic calculator with graph capability?

I need to graph trajectories for various loads, ideally with several loads on one chart. Any suggestions on the best software for that?

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A quiet day in nature

I love Tennessee Autumn…mid-November with 70*F weather. The targets we set up in the woods get populated with lead and copper, but without our ears getting a beating. This rifle is one of five SU16s built by keltec in 300 … Continue reading

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A tribute to Charles Bronson

The movie rather understated the effect of 7.62mm ball on humans…

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Roni “Civilian” carbine: new on AllOutdoor

Pistol-carbine for self-defense and sport shooting

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A roll in the hayloft with a Czech beauty

UK59 (“universal machinegun”) in 7.62x54R shows obvious ZB26/Bren features, but adds a unique cocking with the movable pistol grip. It also has the infamous shoulder thingie that goes up. My friend tells me that hay bales are actually quite good … Continue reading

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Radom P64

New manufacture 9×18 Makarov ball — it’s curious to see “Red Army” branding on Polish made ammo, considering how poorly the current Poles think of the USSR.

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Better Sporting Ammunition: new on AllOutdoor

Velocity Munitions 9mm.

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