David Lewis


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David Lewis

David is an avid outdoorsman who loves to hunt and shoot. A skilled videographer, he combines his passion for the outdoors with the ability to share information about ammunition here at the Lodge.

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Rifled Slugs vs. Sabot Slugs

Rifled Slugs vs. Sabot Slugs

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.

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Full Metal Jacket Bullets

Full Metal Jacket Bullets

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.

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7.62×51 vs. 7.62×39

7.62×51 vs. 7.62×39

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.

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What Are TMJ and BEB Bullets?

What Are TMJ and BEB Bullets?

TMJ bullets and BEB bullets seem to be getting more and more popular among American shooters. Both bullet types offer potentially less lead exposure than a traditional full metal jacket round and could be a great option for your next range training trip.

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12 Gauge vs. 20 Gauge

12 Gauge vs. 20 Gauge

It’s a common debate, especially among first-time shotgun buyers. Should you go with a 12 gauge or a 20 gauge shotgun? In this article, let’s look at the benefits of each caliber and why you might select one over the other.

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The Best 9mm Ammo for Self-Defense

The Best 9mm Ammo for Self-Defense

We examine the results of our massive gel testing project to help you determine the best 9mm ammo for self-defense for your needs. Read on to examine the factors that matter when choosing a self-defense load and what you might be wise to carry yourself.

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What is MOA and How to Use It

What is MOA and How to Use It

If you participate in target shooting or hunting with a scope, you need to understand MOA or minute-of-angle. This number can help you understand a rifle’s accuracy, and it’s also important if you want to “zero in” a scope. It might seem complex, but this is actually a simple measurement that makes shooting more fun and rewarding.

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