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Solving Issues with Brass Casings

Recently, while shooting a Norinco SKS, I experienced a failure to go into battery. Upon removing the cartridge, I found the round to be “shrouded” by another brass casing.

Review: Smith & Wesson Shield Plus

In retrospect, Smith & Wesson had nobody to blame for the situation but themselves. The company didn’t invent the subcompact, lightweight, single-stack nine, of course. Walther and Beretta had preceded the original Shield to market by a few years with the PPS and the Nano, respectively, and Kahr had more or less created the niche back in the 1990s.

Three Companies Expand Offerings During Ammo Shortage

A trio of companies have recently entered or expanded their offerings in the commercial ammunition market.

Winchester Issues Ammo Recall for Select 9 mm Loads

A recall of some 9 mm 115-grain FMJ and 115-grain JHP loads manufactured by Olin Winchester has been issued, and it includes a few cartridges sold under the Herter’s label.

Review: Dan Wesson Bruin 1911 Pistol in 10 mm

Perfect for bear defense, Dan Wesson's Bruin 10 mm handgun is exactly what you'd expect from the company.

9 Common Questions New Shooters Ask

Here's a look at some of the most common questions new shooters tend to ask.

Part II: Can the Colt Python Pass the 2,000-Round Challenge?

Caleb Giddings takes Colt's new Python through the 2,000-round challenge to see how well it stacks up.

The Truth Behind The Great Ammo Crisis

There's been a lot of speculation and plenty of conspiracy theories about what's going on with the ammo shortage. Caleb Giddings breaks down the truth behind the Great Ammo Crisis.

Which Type of Body Armor is Right for You?

Body armor comes in many sizes, shapes and protective levels. Learn what type is best for you with this primer on bullet-resistant gear.

Why You Should Train with the Handgun You Carry

No matter what size pistol you carry for personal protection, practice is essential.

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