Tagged: AMMO

10 Tips For Finding Ammo

Can you imagine my excitement?  I have 327 rounds of .22LR.  That’s it.  I just reviewed the new .22LR Walther PPK.  I’m in the process of reviewing the .22LR ZIP.  I have one of...

Buckshot vs. Birdshot for Home Defense

The home-defense load for shotguns has traditionally been 00 buckshot. In a 12-gauge shotgun, this is generally a load of nine .33-caliber balls traveling at nearly 1,250 fps when they leave the muzzle. Of...

The .22 Rimfire

Before the AR. Before the Glock. Before even the legendary 1911 was the .22 rimfire. The tiny cartridge remains Lilliputian when compared to many of today’s popular sporting, self-defense, and recreational shooting cartridges, but...

Handgun Self-Defense Ammunition Ballistics Test

Project Summary Over the last few months, I’ve been working with the rest of the Lucky Gunner team on another one of our epic experiments, which we’re proud to finally unveil: ballistics gelatin testing for...

Obama Issues Lead Ammunition Ban

On their last day in power, the Obama administration instituted a new executive action banning lead ammunition from use on federal land. It’s a move that impacts hunters and recreational shooters in dozens of western states....

POTD: LEGO Heads Are .40 Caliber

This photo has been circulating online recently and it gave me the inspiration to try it. I grabbed some .40 S&W brass and some spare LEGO heads. Sure enough they seat into the casing....