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What Is ACP Ammo?

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” […]

Hollow Point VS FMJ

Hollow Point VS FMJ

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 […]

Best Magnum Ammo

Best Magnum Ammo

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 […]

What Is Magnum Ammo?

Ammunition can be confusing. It even confounds the experts on occasion. Take the term “magnum ammo,” for instance. Nothing clearly defines the parameters of a magnum cartridge, and no one, including the NSSF, regulates the term. The word “magnum” didn’t apply to ammunition initially. It’s an old Latin word that means “large, great, or important.” […]

M855 VS M193

M855 VS M193

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 […]