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shooting a tire

Mythbusting: Shooting A Tire

Guest Writer: Kenzie Fitzpatrick We’ve all seen Hollywood movies where cops or bad guys are shooting tires to end a high-speed chase. Realistic or not, we’ve frequently seen tires shot from the windows of moving cars. Or other unlikely scenarios, like the hero standing in the middle of the road to shoot the tires of […]

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 […]

Green Tip Ammo

Green Tip Ammo

Whether you recently purchased your first AR platform rifle or have been shooting for quite some time, chances are you have probably heard the phrase “green tip ammo.” This popular 5.56 cartridge is also sometimes referred to as a “penetrator round” due to its 62-grain projectile, partially steel core, and enhanced ability to punch through […]

does amazon sell ammo

Does Amazon Sell Ammo?

In recent years, the interest in recreational shooting sports and firearms ownership has skyrocketed. Naturally, ammo purchases have increased as well. While this sales growth bodes well for the gun industry as a whole, it can also make it challenging to find the right ammo for your weapons. You could spend a day, driving around […]

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Best 223 Ammo: Range, Training & Home Defense

The .223 Remington and its nearly identical twin brother, the 5.56x45mm NATO, need very little introduction. They represent one of the most common calibers in the U.S. Being the NATO standard, they are in use in various platforms around the world. The data to list the number of world-wide .223 users is surprisingly difficult to […]