Range day with three unsung 9mm brands. With L-Tech Full Stop not yet for sale, we opted for Allegiance Ammo as part of this trio. (Photo: Team HB) Recently, Guns.com profiled a standout 9mm brand, Full Stop. After testing and being quite impressed with the brand, it was disappointing to learn it’s not yet on
Kent Cartridge delivers three loads for dove hunters designed to efficiently down the birds. (Photos: Kent Cartridge, Graphic: Jacki Billings) Kent Cartridge introduces three new loads designed specifically for dove hunters. The Diamond Dove, Steel Dove and First Dove join the company’s lineup of ammunition directly targeting hunters. The Diamond Dove line features heavier payloads
Sig Sauer unleashes 300 Win Mag on its Sig HT hunting ammo line. (Photo: Sig Sauer) Sig Sauer continues its expansion on its ammunition line, adding a new caliber to the Sig HT premium-grade, copper hunting ammo line in the way of 300 Win Mag. This 165 grain 300 Win Mag hunting round delivers an
Sellier & Bellot adds 6.5 Creedmoor to its inventory of ammunition. (Photo: Sellier & Bellot) Sellier & Bellot dive into the 6.5 Creedmoor craze, introducing its own 6.5 Creedmoor ammunition to the U.S. market. The company says the S&B branded Creedmoor aims to offer consumers reliable yet cost-effective rounds for range and plinking. “There is
Redding Reloading gives the 24 Nosler some love with new die sets. (Photo: Redding Reloading Equipment) Redding Reloading Equipment introduces new die sets for reloaders looking to utilize the 24 Nosler cartridge. Redding says it will initially offer a Standard 2-Die, Deluxe 3-Die, Premium 2 and 3 Die Sets, Type —S Bushing Style and National
Ammo, Inc. blends its Streak and OPS lines to create a new ammo series called Night OPS. (Photo: Ammo, Inc.) Ammo, Inc. announced the new Night OPS ammunition series, launching in the second quarter of 2018. The Night OPS series of ammo pairs Ammo, Inc.’s non-incendiary visual ammunition with its frangible hollow points. The company
The Varmint & predator line looks to serve hunters with a lighter design resulting in higher muzzle velocities, according to Sig Sauer. (Photo: Sig Sauer) Sig Sauer continues to expand its Elite Performance Ammunition series, adding the new Varmint & Predator ammo to its catalogue. With offerings in 40 grain .223 and 22-250 Rem as
Inceptor adds 7.62, pictured, along with .223 Remington to its Sport Utility brand. (Photo: Inceptor) Inceptor expands its Sport Utility Ammo lineup, debuting new caliber offerings in .223 and 7.62×39. The new cartridges join The Inceptor Sport Utility Ammo series which already boasts 9mm, .40 S&W, .45 ACP, .38 Special and .300 BLK. The Sport
Vista Outdoor said it will raise prices on certain ammo product lines in April. (Photo: Vista Outdoor) Vista Outdoor said ammo prices will increase for a second time this year as the industry adopts a “rational and disciplined approach” to generating sales. Chief Executive Officer Christopher Metz told investors Thursday the company will raise prices
The ammo racks by MTM allow gun owners to safely stow handgun or rifle ammunition. (Photo: MTM) MTM expands its ammo accessory lineup, adding new ammo racks for both 9mm and small rifle rounds. The AR9M and AARS allow gun owners to store ammunition in a variety of manners, including stacked flat, standing up or
Winchester says the “Hybrid-X redefines personal protection.” (Photos: Chris Eger/Guns.com) On hand at SHOT Show in Las Vegas, last week was Winchester’s latest 9mm personal defense round, the polymer-tipped Hybrid-X. Using a copper-jacketed segmented core, the Winchester reps explained the hybrid cartridges’ fluted polymer tip helps optimize penetration of the fragmenting lead core. Loaded to
The biggest news from Weatherby was announcement of the move from California to Wyoming. The introduction of multiple models of women’s Camilla Mark V rifles in expanded chamberings is also quite exciting. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com) The ultra-compact Alps Outdoorz/NWTF Deception ground blind is the first in its class of low-profile blinds made for the hunter
The Lyman Cyclone Case Dryer improves drying time of brass and gun parts. (Photo: Lyman) Lyman releases the new Cyclone Case Dryer designed as a companion accessory to any Ultrasonic or Rotary cleaning system. The Cyclone Case Dryer utilizes forced heated air circulation to dry brass in under two hours. Lyman says the dryer works
The 9mm Mag Loader takes the pressure out of loading your own mags, making it easier and quicker to get to the range. (Photo: MagPump) Loading mags is literally the worst part of heading to the range and MagPump looks to alleviate that inconvenience with its new 9mm Magazine Loader. MagPump says the Mag Loader
Remington is set to release the Golden Saber BlackBelt ammo years after it was first announced. (Photo: Remington) After years of sitting, hoping, waiting and wishing Remington’s Golden Saber BlackBelt ammunition is finally leaving the factory and headed towards consumers. Announced several years ago, Remington said the ammo got put on the back burner but
Mini-Mag 22 LR SHP, left, and 17 HMR VNT Tipped, right, are set to join the CCI family in 2018. (Photo: CCI Ammunition) CCI Ammunition launches two new rimfire loads for 2018, introducing the Mini-Mag 22 LR 40-grain Segmented Hollow Point and the 17 HMR 17-grain VNT Tipped. The new 22 LR Mini-Mag joins the
Green Dot and Red Dot powder join Alliant’s lineup of reloading supplies. (Photo: Alliant Powder) Alliant Powder announces two new reloading propellants, Red Dot and Green Dot powder. Set to debut at SHOT Show in Las Vegas, the new powders come in three container sizes — one-, four- and eight-pound bottles. The Alliant Powder Red
Speer promises the newest member of their Gold Dot family is no meek .40S&W-ish imitator when it comes to ballistic performance. (Photo: Speer) Featuring nickel-plated brass and a 200-grain Uni-Cor-built jacketed hollow-point bullet, the newest Gold Dot on the block should be a hit with fans of the 10mm. Noting that other ammunition makers’ 10mm
The press offers usability for both beginners and more experienced reloaders. (Photo: Lyman) Lyman Products adds to its reloading inventory, introducing the new Brass Smith Ideal press. Touting a heavy duty cast iron frame matched with stainless parts, the press is capable of tackling all pistol calibers and rifle cartridges up to 3.7 inch length.
The FBI will receive many of these boxes — $16 millions worth. (Photo: Winchester Ammunition) Winchester Ammunition won an $16 million contract to supply .40-caliber service and training rounds to the FBI, according to the award notice. “The FBI uses one of the most rigorous ammunition tests ever developed and we are very proud that
The retail powerhouse was forced to stop sales of ammunition at 131 discount department stores across the state due to administrative delays with new regulatory requirements. Signs greeted would-be Walmart ammo buyers this week advising the halt in sales as new regulations took effect at the beginning of the year. The root of the problem?
California gun owners are making a mad dash for ammo, retailers report, ahead of Proposition 63’s looming deadline. Online ammunition retailer AmmoMan.com said sales have skyrocketed in the weeks leading up to January, with Californians snatching up 50 percent more ammunition than gun owners in other states. “Californians are ordering more than customers in other
Ammo Incorporated, which announced their new Streak Visual Ammunition earlier this month, has some performance videos of the non-incendiary round in action both with the lights off and on. As reported previously, while most conventional tracers utilize incendiaries to provide a visual element to shooting, the Streak ammo utilizes a non-flammable phosphor material for illumination.
The .224 Valkyrie MSR is due to hit dealer shelves in late January. (Photo: Vista Outdoors, Graphic: Jacki Billings) Savage finishes up 2017 with a Modern Sporting Rifle chambered in Federal Premium Ammunition’s brand new .224 Valkyrie. Built on the competition-ready MSR 15 Recon platform, the Valkyrie variant receives a small facelift, boasting an upgraded
Ammo, Inc. unveiled an all new ammunition series aimed at taking the tracer world by storm. (Photo: Ammo, Inc.) Ammo Incorporated, makers of Jesse James brand ammo, debuted details of a new brand of ammo the company calls Streak Visual Ammunition. While most conventional tracers utilize incendiaries to provide a visual element to shooting, the
California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, the former San Francisco mayor running as a Democratic candidate for governor next year, backed Prop. 63 which criminalizes the private transfer of ammo in the state. (Photo: California Political Review) In preparation for the upcoming ammo background check requirements set to take effect in California next year, at least
The .25 ACP is tiny. A box of 50 goes right into my hand. The relative low power of the round had very little to do with its demise. (Photo: Terril Herbert) Pocket pistols are the mainstay of the concealed carry market today. Though a larger, more capable pistol is always better, a gun that
The loading block is one of four new products designed by Creedmoor Sports. (Photo: Creedmoor Sports) Precision shooting products manufacturer and supplier, Creedmoor Sports, introduced four new products to its reloading accessories series aimed at making reloading simpler and faster. The Creedmoor Wilson Case Trimmer Platform, the Creedmoor Annealing Made Perfect Pilot Holder, The 30
(The 6.8 SPC, left, and 7mm-08, right, are the latest cartridges to hit the Starline Brass case series. (Photo: Starline Brass) Starline Brass launched two new rifle cases for reloaders, announcing that the 6.8 SPC and 7mm-08 have joined the company’s brass lineup. The 6.8 SPC was originally designed for the military as a midway
Did you know CCI now has a line of poly-coated .22LR ammo in Christmas colors? If you didn’t, and are curious, rimfire expert 22Plinkster has you covered. Bulk packed in 300-round boxes complete with a “Merry Christmas” banner– no Happy Holidays stuff here– this 40-grain load has a polymer-coated bullet in green and red colors.