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Controlled Chaos Bullets

There’s no such thing as the perfect bullet, but Controlled Chaos bullets come pretty close.

9mm vs 45 ACP–A Different Kind of Comparison

The 9mm vs 45 ACP argument has been going on for more than a century. Many believed the two World Wars answered this question after Americans used their .45s to beat the Germans and their 9mms— twice. But in 1967, the Illinois State Police adopted the Smith & Wesson Model 39 pistol in 9mm, and in 1985 the U.S. Military transitioned from their war-winner to the Beretta M9.

Finding The Correct Barrel Twist Rate

Matching bullet weight to rifle-barrel twist is part art and part science, but all-important.

New from Nosler: ASP Handgun Ammunition

Nosler has an impeccable reputation for producing quality ammunition and components, but it is most often thought of as a company that manufactures hunting bullets and hunting ammunition. This is understandable—the company was founded on the Nosler Partition bullet.

High-Tech Handloading

I now keep all my ammunition-creation data on a computer. Sure, I’ll make notes when working up a new load or tweaking an existing one, but ultimately my data is stored digitally. Since my loading room is only steps from my computer, the transition from written to digital data has been easy for me. Now that I’m using the handloading app from RCBS, it’s even easier, and it also makes recreating my favorite loads when I’m at the loading bench more convenient.

True Facts About Composite Ammunition

What’s the deal with True Velocity’s full-power rifle ammunition in a composite case?

EAA MC P35

EAA’s MC P35 offers a new look on a classic defensive sidearm.

Neophobia

Take some time to learn about new ammunition offerings before passing judgment.

New Ammo for 2022

I’m a bit reluctant to present the new ammo products slated for production in 2022 because some of the new loads advertised for 2021 have yet to make it to dealer’s shelves. The reason for this was the unprecedented demand for ammunition we experienced over the last two years.

Federal 30 Super Carry Ammunition

The 9 mm is the most popular handgun cartridge in the world for military, law enforcement and self-defense use. It’s been with us for 120 years. You’d think that as popular as self-defense firearms and concealed carry have become, after more than a century we’d have a newer/better option.

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