• Steel vs Brass Ammo – What Should You Shoot?

    Steel vs Brass Ammo – What Should You Shoot?

    If you’re ammo shopping, it’s pretty common to see both steel cased and brass cased options. Let’s explore the differences each casing offers you as a shooter and if you should have a preference in the steel vs brass cased ammo debate.

  • 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.

  • Hornady Critical Defense vs. Critical Duty

    Hornady Critical Defense vs. Critical Duty

    Two tried-and-true self-defense loads, this article examines the key differences between Hornady’s Critical Duty and Critical Defense lines of hollow point ammunition.

  • FMJ vs. JHP

    FMJ vs. JHP

    They are two of the most popular bullet types you’ll find in commercial ammunition. But which is what you need? Let’s dig into the differences in FMJ vs. JHP ammo.

  • 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

  • Hornady Critical Duty

    Hornady Critical Duty

    Choosing the right ammunition for your conceal-carry weapon and home-defense firearm can be difficult. With target-shooting rounds, you can basically select a budget-friendly box of bullets and head to the range. If they cycle with relative consistency, don’t harm your firearm, and deliver at least moderate accuracy, most gun owners are happy. But for personal