Deer hunters make up the largest hunting culture in the world, with whitetails filling more freezers and adorning more walls than any other game animal. But there are seemingly as many different ammo and bullet options as there are hunters in the field each fall. So how do you determine the best bullets for deer hunting?
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.
If you’re serious about deer hunting like I am, you have probably used trail cameras to assess your local deer population. Trail cams can come in handy and are great tools for tracking migration schedules. They can also capture things you wouldn’t expect to see.
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.
They are two of the more popular rifle calibers among American shooters. Let’s take a look at 223 vs. 308 and see the benefits of each caliber relative to the other.