Category: Ammo

5 Affordable Rifles Ideal for Michigan Deer Hunting

Ruger/Winchester/Mossberg
Deer Rifles for Hunting Michigan

These are the best rifles for Michigan deer. There are few states more seeped in hunting traditions than Michigan. Opening day of the regular firearms season is practically a holiday in some parts of the state. Hundreds of thousands of hunters take to the woods each deer hunting season in hopes of bagging one of […]

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Remington 700: The History Behind the Famed Rifle


Remington 700

The venerable Remington 700 rifle has an undeniable place in our hearts. For many years, the vaunted Remington 700 was widely regarded as the most accurate factory bolt-action rifle on the market. As history has shown, the totem pole of firearm manufacturers gets rearranged, creating a path for legacy brands to live on legend. But, […]

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The 8 Best .410 Shotguns for Hunting on the Market Today

Mossberg/Remington/Henry USA
Best 410 Shotguns

The .410 bore is a great way to learn gun safety. The little .410 shotgun has proven itself to be a great size for target shooting, small game and more. We have even heard about some people using it as a self-defense round for close range threats like snakes. The great thing about .410 is […]

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Steel Shot vs Lead Shot: The Differences and Importance of Non-Toxic Shot Options

Travis Smola
Steel Shot vs Lead Shot

When it comes to steel shot vs lead shot, there are the things to know. In the world of bird hunting, few things can drive a greater debate among hunters quite like the lead vs steel ammo argument. The use of lead shot was once a tradition here in the U.S. and there was little reason […]

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.17 HMR: 8 of the Top Rifles for Plinking and Varmint Hunting

Savage Arms/Cabela’s/Marlin
.17 HMR

These are our top picks for rifles chambered in .17 HMR. It has been on the market for less than 20 years, but it is probably safe to say that .17 Hornady Magnum Rimfire is here to stay at this point. If you are not familiar with this round, it uses a parent case .22 […]

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300 Winchester Magnum: All There is to Know About the Caliber

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Powerful and accurate, the .300 Win Mag is one of the best-selling cartridges around. Introduced in 1963, this powerful rifle cartridge has become extremely popular among long-range shooters, big-game hunters, and law enforcement. With bullet weights from the flat-shooting 165-grain to the common 180-grain bullet to the ultra powerful 220-grain and velocities reaching 3,300 fps […]

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.270 Winchester Rifles: 10 Top Choices For the Classic Hunting Round

Remington/Bergara/Savage Arms
.270 Winchester Rifles

The .270 Winchester is still a dynamite hunting round. When it comes to iconic hunting rounds, .270 Winchester is one that often stands out in the crowd. First developed in the early 1920s, the round became a household name, mostly through the praise of legendary outdoor writer Jack O’Connor, who endlessly praised the round in […]

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Could Ammo Shortages Affect Your Hunting Season This Year?

Travis Smola
Ammo Shortage

We are concerned the ammunition shortage could affect hunting. It is safe to say the last couple years have been rough on all of us. Combine tense political times with a global pandemic and it was a perfect storm for an ammunition shortage. We have been through ammo shortages before. Who could forget a few […]

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Federal Premium Says They Hired 1,500 New Workers in 18 Months to Combat Ammo Shortages

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Ammo Shortages

Federal Premium gives an update on the current state of ammo production. Sportsmen and women across the country have been feeling the frustrations of the current ammo shortage that started back in early 2020. While some areas are beginning to see light at the end of the tunnel, plenty of others are still experiencing bare […]

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.44 Magnum Rifles: 6 Top Choices for Hunters and Ranchers

Ruger/Winchester/Henry Repeating Arms
.44 Magnum

These 44 Magnum rifles are perfect brush and hunting guns. When it comes to iconic American handgun cartridges, the .44 Remington Magnum sits up near the top of the list. Developed in the 1950s and made famous by the giant magnum revolvers in the “Dirty Harry” movies, this round delivers muzzle velocities between 1,100 and […]

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Rifled Slugs: An Explainer and a Few Top Picks for Hunting

Federal Premium
Rifled Slugs

Here’s all the basics you need to know about hunting with shotgun slugs For folks who are new to shotgunning, it can be a bit daunting considering the amount of information to consume and understand. There’s a lot of terminology to learn on the gun side, and a whole lot more to learn on the […]

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Muzzleloader Bullets: Sabots, Conicals, Round Balls and More

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muzzleloader bullets

Here are the major types of muzzleloader bullets and how they work. There’s a wide array of different muzzleloaders and black powder guns out there, and there are few major categories of projectiles to choose from. Some work best with specific types of muzzleloaders, and each has its own advantages. Generally, modern in-line muzzleloaders, like […]

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