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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.” […]

Best 22 MAG Ammo

The .22 LR is undoubtedly the most common caliber in the world. It leaves something to be desired in terms of effectiveness on anything beyond soup cans and cottontail rabbits. Is it a deadly caliber? You bet it is. There is, however, a distinction between shear lethality and the ability to do so efficiently with […]

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Best .17 HMR Ammo

The precocious toddler of the rimfire family is the .17 Hornady Magnum Rimfire (HMR). He’s known for being a fiery youngster with a reputation for running a little hot under the collar. 17 HMR ammo is well suited for small varmints. It specifically does well knocking off prairie dogs, raccoons, and any other little creatures […]