In 1949, the Hornady Manufacturing Company began producing innovative, reliable projectiles for gun owners the world over. They didn’t stop there. Over the next few decades, the name “Hornady” became synonymous with dependability and accuracy. The rise of Hornady coincided with the creation of what is arguably the most popular projectile in production, the .308 […]
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.
Federal Premium Ammunition is of the most well-respected ammo manufacturers in the world. While it is not the oldest ammo manufacturer, it is the world’s largest. Based in Anoka, Minnesota, they churn out millions of rounds each month, including Federal 308 ammo. We could write a book about Federal Premium’s ammo lineup. From their HammerDown […]
7.62×39 and .308 are both cartridge superstars. These rounds have big reputations and also big differences. This article analyzes each round’s strengths and weaknesses and examines the ballistics of how 7.62×39 VS 308 Winchester match-up. The 7.62×39 is a smaller cased .30 caliber – also known as an intermediate round. Most notably, this round finds its […]
Like kudzu growing in the south, no matter where you go, you can find 223 and 308 ammunition. Some people stack ball ammo by the case, while others prefer boutique offerings in fancy boxes. The point is, that these two calibers remain the most popular centerfire ammo in the civilian and military markets. However, comparing […]
Just about every deer hunter on the planet has a favorite cartridge that they turn to when they want to down that trophy buck. Despite the fact that some hunters prefer cartridges like the .270 or 30-30, one of the most popular remains 308 ammo for deer hunting. Chances are that the .308 Winchester is […]