Muzzle velocity is something you’ll see on boxes of ammunition and on ballistics stat sheets, but you may not know exactly how muzzle velocity impacts performance.
The 12 gauge might be the king of shotguns, but there are many useful gauges that you could add to your collection. A 16-gauge, for example, might not get the attention of other bores, but it is a useful tool for hunting and target shooting.
While most of us know the importance of “eyes and ears” at the range, some concepts like the NRR of earmuffs may not be as clear. Let’s explore the differences between ear pro options to make sure you’ve got what you need to protect your sense of sound.
You might have heard the term “ballistic coefficient” tossed around but how much do you know about it? Let’s explore how ballistic coefficient is calculated and how it could impact the next box of rifle ammunition you buy.
Join us as we dive in to a wealth of ballistic testing data to try to determine what some of the best options are for 380 ACP self-defense ammunition.
Are you ready to start deer hunting? If so, then you’re going to need to understand the basics of slugs, including the differences between the two main types – rifled slugs vs. sabot slugs.
It’s generally agreed in the firearms community that, because of no expansion and the potential for over-penetration, full metal jacket rounds should not be used for personal defense. They are, however, a great choice for bulk plinking and training at the range.
The 7.62x51mm and 7.62x39mm cartridges might be similar in caliber size, but they are two very different rounds. To help you understand the differences, it helps to know the history and the performance of the 7.62×51 vs. 7.62×39 cartridge.