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.
Vista Outdoor top executives predict the lingering post-election market conditions will finally lift in 2018. (Photo: Vista Outdoor/Facebook) Top executives for Vista Outdoor said last week the industry’s widespread promotional activity will end in 2018 as competitors discuss price increases. The forecast comes after the company admits lingering post-election market conditions haven’t lifted as quickly
Vista Outdoor announced big changes for the company Thursday amid dismal second quarter financial results. (Photo: Daniel Terrill/Guns.com) Vista Outdoor’s new top executive wasted no time this week announcing major shake-ups in staff, inventory and product offerings as the company reports its second double digit earnings slide so far this year. Chief Executive Officer Chris Metz,
Vista Outdoor reported a second quarter earnings slide of 25 percent as the post-election market challenges persist longer than expected. (Photo: VSTO) Vista Outdoor’s second quarter earnings declined 25 percent, according the company’s most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission — a side effect of post-election market conditions “persisting longer than expected.” Sales likewise dipped
The Hornady App allows users to calculate ballistic data offline, when no wireless connectivity is available. (Photo: Hornady) Ammunition maker Hornady takes a step into the world of mobile apps, releasing the new Hornady Ballistic Calculator App equipped with 4 Degrees of Freedom calculator. The app, available for free on both Apple and Android app
Besides a Critical Defense rifle offering for defensive situations, other new ammo lines include Hornady Dangerous Game, Subsonic and Frontier Cartridges as well as new additions to existing lines. The new Critical Defense rifle line, for personal protection, includes offerings in two different .223 loads– 55 and 73-grain– as well as a 155-grain 308. Joining
NovX unveiled the all-new Engagement Self Defense ammo series alongside the CrossTrainer model of ammunition in September. (Photo: Personal Defense Network) NovX just announced that its recently introduced series of 9mm ammo, to include Extreme Self-Defense and CrossTrainer cartridges, are now shipping. The Engagement: Extreme Self Defense line marries a stainless steel case to a