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Snubbie Ballistics: .38 Special vs. .357 Magnum

Snubbie Ballistics: .38 Special vs. .357 Magnum

Is a .357 Magnum fired from a snubnose revolver really no different a standard .38...
Review: Remington Black Belt Ammo

Review: Remington Black Belt Ammo

Move over Jackie Chan and Jet Li, there’s a new black belt in town, and...
7 Reasons to Use .327 Federal Magnum for Self-Defense

7 Reasons to Use .327 Federal Magnum for Self-Defense

Are you making the mistake of overlooking the .327 Federal Magnum as a defensive handgun?...
Range Test: SIG Sauer 365 Elite Performance Ammunition

Range Test: SIG Sauer 365 Elite Performance Ammunition

Designed for use in short-barreled concealed-carry guns, the SIG Sauer 365 Elite Performance ammunition ensures...
Dispelling Myths: Barrel Length vs. Velocity

Dispelling Myths: Barrel Length vs. Velocity

So you think a handgun with a slightly longer barrel than another will always generate...
Personal-Defense Ammo: Top Picks from the Experts

Personal-Defense Ammo: Top Picks from the Experts

Ever wonder what loads the experts carry in their personal-defense guns? Here are some of...
Ballistic Effectiveness: Which Handgun Caliber Wins?

Ballistic Effectiveness: Which Handgun Caliber Wins?

Think you know what the best defensive caliber is for your personal-defense pistol? These numbers...
FBI to Issue Winchester Ammo for New 9 mm Handguns

FBI to Issue Winchester Ammo for New 9 mm Handguns

While the Federal Bureau of Investigation makes the switch to Glock 9 mm handguns, the...
The Development of Personal-Defense Ammo

The Development of Personal-Defense Ammo

History repeats itself within many undertakings. This is especially true with regard to personal-defense ammunition.
The Best Gun for Camping, Backpacking and Hiking

The Best Gun for Camping, Backpacking and Hiking

Many people consider a .22 rimfire pistol to be ideal for wood use. However, Sheriff...
Top 10 New Ammo Loads for 2018

Top 10 New Ammo Loads for 2018

From an ammo standpoint, 2018 promises to be good. Here are our Ammo editor's top-10...
First Look: Federal Premium Hydra-Shok Deep Ammo

First Look: Federal Premium Hydra-Shok Deep Ammo

Designed to provide increased penetration for personal defense, Federal Premium launched its Hydra-Shok Deep ammo...
AR-15 Ammo for Home Defense: What Should You Use?

AR-15 Ammo for Home Defense: What Should You Use?

The AR-15 has become a popular option for home-defense use, but having the rifle is...
The .32 ACP: Can It Be Counted on for Self-Defense?

The .32 ACP: Can It Be Counted on for Self-Defense?

Many gun gurus consider .380 ACP to be the minimum personal-defense caliber, but what about...
Choosing 5.56 NATO Ammo for Home-Defense Use

Choosing 5.56 NATO Ammo for Home-Defense Use

When it comes to picking 5.56 NATO ammo for use in your home-defense AR-15, what...
First Look: Hornady 300 Blackout Subsonic Ammunition

First Look: Hornady 300 Blackout Subsonic Ammunition

Hornady rolled out a brand-new bullet design in its .300 Blackout Subsonic ammunition line, designed...
.50 Beowulf AR-15: A Home Defense Option?

.50 Beowulf AR-15: A Home Defense Option?

Alexander Arms developed an AR-15 that shoots a big-bore cartridge the company calls the .50...
Modern .380 ACP: Good for Self-Defense?

Modern .380 ACP: Good for Self-Defense?

The .380 ACP cartridge and pistols chambered for it have seen an explosion in popularity...
FBI Chooses Hornady Critical Duty for Issue Ammo

FBI Chooses Hornady Critical Duty for Issue Ammo

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is equipping its inventory of .40 S&W handguns with Hornady's...
Review: Federal Premium HST Ammunition

Review: Federal Premium HST Ammunition

The addition of Federal Premium HST ammunition to the commercial market allowed concealed-carry holders to...
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