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What Is Ball Ammo?

By Guy J. Sagi Shooters often use the term “ball ammo” to describe cartridges with a full metal jacket bullet (FMJ). Although the jargon hints that the projectile is spherically shaped or contains some sort of hidden “ball” within, neither is true. It’s the least-expensive ammunition—on average—available to…
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Second Amendment Sanctuaries – Gamechanger?

By Guy J. Sagi The Second Amendment sanctuary movement has served notice to legislators and gained the kind of momentum that demands mainstream media attention. Enrollment is expanding across the nation and the signal it’s sending is clear. Law-abiding citizens are no longer willing to silently surrender their…

What Is Subsonic Ammo?

By Guy J. Sagi There are a variety of reasons subsonic ammunition is growing in popularity, and reduced noise is only one of them. Many enthusiasts have discovered improved accuracy with loads that don’t break the sound barrier, reduced recoil and faster follow-up shots. Membership among the nearly…
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What is Bullet Weight?

By Guy J. Sagi Bullet weight is a critical component in the accuracy and performance of a firearm. The critical role it plays can be somewhat confusing for new shooters. Armed with a few simple facts you may be surprised how a few quick experiments during your next…
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World’s Most Powerful Rifles You Can Buy

By Guy J. Sagi A cutting-edge breed of the world’s most powerful rifles has reached muzzle energy levels and distance figures once thought impossible for small arms. Need to hit a target greater than 1,000 yards away? You won’t even break a sweat shouldering one of these modern…
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