Dillon Precision 550b

Dillon Precision BL 550 Basic Loader Review

Bliss for Beginners, but Hardly Basic

SAAMI Approves .30 Super Carry

The door is now open for wider acceptance of Federal’s new cartridge.

308 Based Cartridges Part 2: Boutique And 308 Wildcat Cartridges

.308 Win. is the starting point for boutique and wildcat cartridges of all shapes and sizes

308 Based Cartridges

The popularity of the AR-15 and .223/5.56 has eclipsed the popularity of the AR-10 and the utility of .308 based cartridges.

What to Know About Cartridge Collecting

I’m not a collector of anything, really. I like looking at collections of guns, but I prefer shooting them. I really like looking at collections of ammunition—yes that’s a thing—maybe even as much as shooting the stuff.

SAAMI Accepts New Rifle Cartridges—Including Composite-Cased 6.8 TVC

The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute (SAAMI) has accepted three new rifle cartridges for standardization, including the first composite-cased load ever accepted by the prestigious organization.

SHOT Show 2022: Six New Full-Size Pistols

Contributor Frank Melloni found six interesting new full-size pistols at SHOT Show 2022.

Is the .30 Carbine the Most Overlooked Cartridge of All Time?

The story behind the M1 Carbine is fascinating. And, while this column is about ammunition, it’s impossible to discuss the “carbine cartridge” without some gun history. In 1940, the U.S. Army was looking for a light rifle or carbine.

Alternate Sources for Ammo

With ammunition being in extremely short supply these days, I have resorted to sourcing ammo anywhere I can.

The Frugal Man’s Custom Precision Rifle

When I conceived the rifle, I wanted to explore the concept of somebody who is reasonably handy with tools building a precision rifle on the kitchen table or in the basement. I wanted an economy “bolt-together” rifle, with the idea to customize it with select parts and gear while staying within a working-man’s budget. The other important thing is it must shoot well enough to earn the title Precision Rifle.

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