Shotguns are one of the most popular class of firearms in the world. They are used by hunters to put down game of all sizes and are also trusted by homeowners for personal protection. This widespread use is due to the fact that shotguns are one of the simplest types of firearms, but the ammunition […]
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.
Anyone interested in firearms and ammunition, especially pistols, will inevitably come across the acronym ACP ammo. This abbreviation stands for “Automatic Colt Pistol,” and designates cartridges used in a specific, and rather historic, type of firearm. Whether you are a seasoned firearms expert or just learning the basics, knowing the background of the term “ACP” […]
If you’re a new gun owner, you may not yet know the differences between Hollow Point VS FMJ. That’s ok. We’ll cover everything you need to know in the article below. One of the most important things you can do is familiarize yourself with a few different bullet types. This knowledge will help you save […]
Whether you are new to shooting sports or have been in the game for a while, you have likely encountered the phrase “magnum” on boxes of ammunition. While magnum ammo is great for certain applications, the word gets tossed around quite a bit. This makes it difficult to discern the best magnum ammo from those […]
You probably already own a host of firearms chambered in 5.56x45mm NATO. This popular cartridge was first developed in the 1970s by FN Herstal for the M-16 battle rifle used during the Vietnam War. The AR-15 rifle, which is the civilian version of the M-16, also takes advantage of this popular chambering. Today, the civilian […]