Category: Ammo

Umarex ARX Ammo

Umarex ARX ammo

The groundbreaking Umarex SpeedBand sabot was developed for use with Umarex ARX bullets in .357, .40 and .45 caliber while the base-style SpeedBelt sabot was designed for use with .50 caliber Umarex ARX ammo and performs flawlessly in both muzzleloaders and the new Umarex Hammer™.50 caliber big bore air rifle.

Practical Ammo

Jeff Fletcher: Three years ago ammo was scarce and the prices went through the roof as shooters, fearful of the economic downturn and politics, bought up anything and everything on retailers’ shelves. This year, the supply—still waning in hard-to-get popular configurations—has expanded to include newer calibers, and prices for most hunting rounds have settled down. […]

NSSF Opposition Letter to Proposed Lead Ammunition Ban (AB 711)

Regarding the proposed lead ban in California: First, absent sound science of an adverse impact to wildlife populations, there is no justifiable basis to restrict use traditional ammo. If sound science exists then wildlife managers (not legislators) should lead the identification of possible remedial measures available that adequately address the issue and implement the measure […]

.300 Whisper M&P15

Smith & Wesson Corp. announced that the Company has added a new extension to its Military & Police (M&P) Rifle Series with the introduction of the M&P15 chambered in .300 Whisper. As the first production rifle in the AR platform to be chambered in .300 Whisper (also chambers .300 AAC Blackout), the new rifle offers […]

Alexander Arms relinquishes 6.5 Grendel trademark

ALEXANDER ARMS Announces: The 6.5 Grendel is an official SAAMI cartridge and trademark is relinquished. The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute (“SAAMI”) has adopted the 6.5 Grendel as an official SAAMI cartridge. As a result of the cartridge’s official recognition, Alexander Arms will relinquish the trademark “6.5 Grendel.” Bill Alexander states: “One of the […]

Blackout for the Win

300 AAC Blackout Used in Win at MultiGun Nationals Staff Sargent Daniel Horner of the US Army’s Marksmanship Unit used the new 300 AAC Blackout cartridge to win first overall in the Tactical Optics division of the 2011 USPSA MultiGun National Championship, held outside of Las Vegas, Nevada. 300 AAC Blackout was launched by Advanced […]