The Eternal Carbine Cartridge
The modern carbine cartridge—the .223 Rem.—has been with us since the early 1960s. Since then, we’ve seen its case altered to make other cartridges, and we’ve also seen new carbine-compatible introductions based on other cartridge cases.
Expensive vs. Budget Ammo: What's the Difference?
There are a number of things to take into consideration when selecting ammunition for concealed carry.
First Shots: Big Horn Armory AR500 in .500 Auto Max
Chambered in the most powerful handgun cartridge in the world, Big Horn Armory's new AR500 pistol delivers a massive punch.
Head to Head: .38 Super vs. 9 mm
Consigned only to gun-gamers and history buffs, the .38 Super is undeservedly esoteric when compared to 9 mm.
What's the Best 38 Special Ammo for Self-Defense?
For those that carry revolvers, the .38 Special is the most popular defensive round - but what ammunition is best? Ammo editor Richard Mann gives some guidance on great choices.
Predator Defense With a Handgun
There’s a fair number of critters out there that might consider us a tasty snack—we Homo sapiens, though, aren’t entirely defenseless.
Shooting Illustrated Announces 2013 Golden Bullseye Winners
Our annual awards honor the best of the best in the firearms industry—and this year's list of recipients is no exception.
Buffalo Bore Ammunition
Superior terminal performance is Buffalo Bore's mission, and the company's loads prove it.
.38 Super +P Buffalo Bore 124-grain JHP
If you can handle the power, this load may be ideal for .38 Super fans.
.38 Super +P Buffalo Bore 147-grain JHP
This hard-hitting load gives outstanding performance for self-defense, but expect a good dose of recoil.