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Barrel Twist Rate – Selecting Bullet Weight For Your AR

By Guy J. Sagi The spiralled grooves and lands inside a firearm barrel—rifling—force a projectile to rotate as it travels from breech to muzzle. The spin continues upon exit, improves in-flight stability and enhances downrange accuracy. The critical role it plays is undeniable, although it can be particularly…
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6.5 Creedmoor VS 6.5 Grendel

By Guy J. Sagi A 6.5 mm diameter bullet offers the kind of ballistic coefficient that often translates to tighter groups on target than other small arms projectiles. Both the 6.5 Creedmoor and 6.5 Grendel harness that sleek aerodynamic profile and, as a result, rifles in both chamberings…
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Best 6.5 Grendel Ammo: Hunting, Target, & Plinking

By Guy J. Sagi Grendel is the first creature that knightly Beowulf defeats in a classic work of English literature. Accordingly, only a hero with superhuman strength could overcome the beast’s mythical power and the cartridge named after it—the 6.5 Grendel—provides firearm enthusiasts with the same kind of…
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Best 6.5 Creedmoor Ammo: Hunting, Match, & Plinking

By Guy J. Sagi The 6.5 Creedmoor has earned high praise across a wide spectrum of shooting disciplines, and for good reason. Hunters, competitive shooters and plinkers concur the cartridge delivers downrange, reliably without sacrificing shooter comfort. U.S. Special Operation Command verified those civilian claims in late 2017,…
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A Brief History Of Ammo

There is no record of the first projectile used by early man, although the odds are good it was a rock lobbed by a hungry caveman. Those humble beginnings lead to the creation of the shepherd’s sling. A leather pouch with two leather thongs attached to either side…
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