Ammunition Reviews

If you’re on the fence between 9mm and .40 SW or trying to determine the best home defense ammo or what you should use for plinking,  look no further. We’re constantly comparing, compiling, and recommending the best ammunition money can buy. 

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.223 vs 5.56 – A Comparison

“223 Remington” & “5.56x45mm NATO” designations are often met with indifference — like there’s no real difference between the two. We point out that there is, indeed, meangingful diffrences to be aware of.

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300 Blackout vs 5.56: A Comparison

Two of the most popular caliber choices for AR-15 style firearms are the go-to 5.56 NATO standard and the newer, but no less versatile, .300 AAC Blackout. We help separate fact from fiction.

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Bullet Sizes, Types, & Calibers

The myriad of common ammo types, calibers, and sizes can be confusing, but with a little research, navigating the “bullet aisle” at your local gun store is a snap.

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The Best 9mm Ammo

Possibly the most popular centerfire ammunition made today, and almost certainly one of the most prolific, landing on the right 9mm ammo load for home

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Hollow Point vs FMJ: A Comparison

Introduction Full metal jacket (FMJ) and hollow point are two popular types of ammunition; with one better used for defensive situations and the other more


5.56 vs 7.62: A Comparison

Introduction It’s September of 1970. After a strongly worded letter from President Johnson and six weeks at Paris Island, a fresh recruit finds himself walking

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9mm vs. .380ACP: A Comparison

How do they compare? One of the more important choices you’ll need to make when it comes to a concealed carry firearm is the caliber

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9mm vs. .40 S&W: A Comparison

How the cartridges stack up The debate over the most effective handgun caliber is as old as time itself. In this article, we will compare

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The Best Ammo Manufacturers

Who makes the best ammo and where can you buy it? The history of firearm ammunition in the United States is long and storied. Here