Category Archives: ammunition

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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History you can touch

Inland M1 carbine and M1911A1.

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A prepper’s dilemma

After the tour of Federal Ammunition plant in Anoka, I am convinced that fewer rounds of good ammo beat more bulk milsurp. The QC process at Federal is rather more impressive than the lack thereof that’s evident from the results … Continue reading

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OATH TSR slug accuracy

The makers of TSR slug never tested it in rifled barrels, and recommended it only for smoothbore pumps or other manual action shotguns. I tried it in Winchester SX3 Cantilever deer gun. Results: mild recoil (gas autoloading must be doing its … Continue reading

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Good ammo for Sub2000

Sub2000 (and most 9mm rifles) seem most accurate with lighter weight bullets. Zinc alloy ball made by MI Bullet gives about 2.5MOA and rather good penetration. These use fairly fast powders, so no flash from the longer barrel. Velocity, if I recall … Continue reading

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Put your faith in 380ACP? New on AllOutdoor

Compact 13-shot .380 from Turkey.

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Savage 220Y rifled shotgun: new on AllOutdoor

A more compact deer-slaying option.

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Expanding Slugs: new on American Shooting Journal

Defensive loads for 12ga.

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Umarex Luger P08 blowback pistol: new on AllOutdoor

Realistic copy of the classic pistol.

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Ethan Allen or similar Pepperbox revolvers

Does anyone know the typical powder charges and velocity for .28, .32 or .36 caliber versions?

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AR57 review: new on American Shooting Journal

A 5.7 Alternative For Self-defense, Varmint Hunting  

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Armatac CL drum review: new on GunMag Warehouse blog

150-round STANAG drum for rifles and light machine guns.

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Why such emphasis on low recoil?

A lot of the shooters I deal with are slightly built, young and relatively inexperienced with firearms. When they go beyond .22, it helps to teach them on relatively quiet and low-kick guns. That’s where the 380ACP carbine comes in … Continue reading

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Inland M1 carbines: new on Alloutdoor

Reproductions of WW2 models and variations on the theme.

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Hi-Point C9 pistol: new on AllOutdoor

Cheap or Inexpensive?

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ATI .22LR upper for Omni lower: new on AllOutdoor

A semi-auto rifle that competes with bolt actions for accuracy

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Liberty 50-grain Civil Defense Ammo: new on AllOutdoor

What is the best use for that ammunition?

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