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Plinking is the act of shooting at an object, not necessarily a target. Tin cans, glass bottles, and other forms of informal targets are all involved in the "art" of plinking. This blog discusses plinking and the differences between it and target... read more.

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Muzzleloaders are single-shot firearms that differ from modern weapons in that you have to load each round manually through the barrel. There are no rounds or casings, but you do use primers, powder, a slug, and wadding. The challenge of hunting with... read more.

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.357 Magnum vs .38 Special: A Complete Guide

Whether you are looking for a bullet for hunting, self-defense, or target practice, the .357 Magnum vs .38 Special conversation eventually happens. If that is a conversation you are interested in,... read more.

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One of the most fundamental skills of every great shooter is the ability to correctly hold a pistol or firearm. It would be a whole lot simpler if everyone were exactly the same. However, we are not the same, and many of us have very unique physical... read more.

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Grains, which are abbreviated as (gr), is a system that describes the weight or mass of a bullet. Bullet weight is an important consideration for anyone who is shooting to hit a target. A single grain is 1/7000 of a... read more.

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How far can a bullet travel? How you answer that question depends on the bullet in question. For example, a .22 caliber bullet can travel around 1 mile to 1 1/2 miles. Some bullets, such as a 9 mm may travel up to three miles. Shot travels a shorter... read more.

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Reasons to Load Your Own 9mm Ammo

Many shooters approach reloading their own ammo as a means of saving money on the cost of buying new rounds. Does the sum of the parts equal the whole? The cost-savings may not be the most impressive factor.... read more.

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If you are wondering which is a better round for your needs and are considering the 9mm or 45 ACP, you might also be surprised to find that they are much the same. However, one of them has higher velocity and is a thinner round making it a better... read more.

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As shooters we focus on many things - muzzle velocity, the effects of gravity, trajectory, bullet energy, even shooting technique - but the reality is that when we fire a round, all of these things become a battle between the round and the pressure of... read more.

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Right out of the gate you should know that these two rounds are not interchangeable. In fact, individually, they go to two different types of firearms. The .38 Special is a revolver round and the .38 Super is manufactured for a semi-automatic pistol.... read more.

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Which is better - the .44 Magnum or the .45 ACP? How you answer that question comes down to how you use the rounds. They are close but not at all the same. Those of you who need to put a lot of power and impact on a target will reach for the .44... read more.

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What is the difference between wet tumbling brass and dry tumbling brass? And which is better? At the core of those questions is the desire to reload your old, spent casing. If you are someone who is concerned about the rising cost of ammo, then... read more.