• 45 Long Colt vs. 45 ACP

    45 Long Colt vs. 45 ACP

    A side-by-side comparison of two popular handgun calibers, the 45 Long Colt vs 45 ACP.

  • 45-70 vs 30-30

    45-70 vs 30-30

    There’s just something special about lever action rifles.

    They may not be as technologically-advanced as modern semi-automatic rifles, but loading, cocking, and discharging a lever gun just…feels good. There’s really no better way to describe it. Hunting and shooting with a lever action rifle often seems more satisfying than any other pursuit.

  • 9×18 vs 9×19 – Makarov versus Luger

    9×18 vs 9×19 – Makarov versus Luger

    By the numbers in their names alone, the 9x18mm Makarov and the 9x19mm Parabellum (aka 9mm Luger, or simply 9mm)  seem nearly identical. They are in fact very different cartridges. This short article explains what separates 9×18 vs 9×19 ammo as it relates to origin, dimensions, and performance. Origin of the 9x18mm During WWI and