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How Fast Do Bullets Travel?

How fast do bullets travel? You’ve likely overheard other shooters discussing things like bullet velocity, penetration, or projectile trajectory. While these terms form a second language of sorts for seasoned shooters, these conversations can be a bit challenging to navigate if you are less well-versed on the subject of ballistics.  There’s no reason to sign […]

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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, when it tested 6.5 Creedmoor performance against […]

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What Is FMJ Ammo?

By Guy J. Sagi Full metal jacket bullets have an outer shell made from one metal, with a softer interior core manufactured from another—the latter typically being lead. FMJ is the firearm industry’s shorthand for the design, although some militaries and enthusiasts refer to it as “ball.” FMJ loads are full metal jacket ammo and […]