Bullet Sizes, Types, & Calibers

Modern small arms ammunition can be confusing due to the myriad of common types, calibers, and sizes involved, but with a little research, navigating the “bullet aisle” at your local gun store is a snap. We’re here to hold class on the essentials. This article is part of our series on Gun Basics. If you’re… Continue reading Bullet Sizes, Types, & Calibers

The Best Ammo Manufacturers

Gun Basics The history of firearm ammunition in the United States is long and storied. Here in the US we’re lucky enough to have ammo for recreational use derived from military applications. The array of calibers, premium and value-oriented brands and cartridge sizes delivered by reputable manufacturers is unrivalled across the globe. As with our… Continue reading The Best Ammo Manufacturers

Headstamp-to-Headstamp: Hollow Point vs FMJ

Gun Basics Full metal jacket (FMJ) and hollow point are two popular types of ammunition; with one better used for defensive situations and the other more of a practice round. Though seasoned shooters likely understand the difference between these types of bullets, it can be difficult to define the differences and best applications of both… Continue reading Headstamp-to-Headstamp: Hollow Point vs FMJ