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Category: Ammo Guides

If you’ve recently purchased a new firearm, then you’re going to be in the market for ammo. But which ammo type is the best choice? With so many options and varieties available, it can sometimes cause the ammo buying process to seem overwhelming. On the Widener’s blog, we make finding the best ammo for your gun an easy task. Our series of ammo guides will help you quickly choose the correct caliber, and best weight and type of ammo for your intended purpose.


Enjoy browsing a huge assortment of ammunition articles on the Widener’s blog. We have in-depth articles with specific caliber comparisons that pits the virtues of various rounds against each other. We also have caliber-specific quick guides to help you identify the best ammo in a particular caliber or use type. Be sure to check out our ammo guides and share the information with your friends and family if you find it helpful.

Most Lethal 22LR Ammo

Most Lethal 22LR Ammo

When most people think of lethal ammunition, they might not immediately consider the diminutive .22 Long Rifle (LR) cartridge. Yet, with advancements in bullet technology and propellant mixes, even this small cartridge can pack a serious punch. So what is the most lethal 22LR ammo? It depends on several factors, including your intended purpose.  I […]

30-30 VS 308

30-30 VS 308

Regarding rifle cartridges, the debate between 30-30 VS 308 is a classic that continues to pique the interest of shooters. Both cartridges have established a strong presence in the world of hunting and shooting. This comparison will provide a thorough overview of their history and practical uses for those wondering which round suits their needs […]

most accurate 22lr ammo at 100 yards

Most Accurate 22lr Ammo At 100 Yards

The world of .22 caliber ammunition is vast and diverse, offering shooters a plethora of options to choose from. Among the myriad choices, several stand out for their exceptional precision and performance. This article delves into the characteristics and capabilities of five renowned .22 caliber ammunitions: Norma Xtreme LR-22, SK Rifle Match .22LR, ELEY Match […]

Best 40 S&W Ammo

Best 40 S&W Ammo: Plinking, Training & Home Defense

When it comes to versatility and power in the handgun world, the .40 S&W stands out as a top choice for many shooters. Whether you’re at the range, training, or considering self-defense options, the .40 S&W cartridge is a viable option. Below, we’ll explore the history and capabilities of this caliber and provide our picks […]


M855A1: Enhanced Performance Round

The world of firearms is constantly evolving, with innovations in ammunition being a key driver of change. The M855A1, the military’s enhanced 5.56x45mm NATO round, is a prime example of this evolution. This enhanced performance round is a higher-pressure cartridge with a lead-free bullet design, optimized for penetration. As these rounds start appearing more frequently […]