New “Bolo” Connected Projectiles From Advanced Ballistic Concepts

The new Advanced Ballistic Concepts 12 gauge load

On the more radical news front, I was able to see the new connected projectiles cartridge from Advanced Ballistic Concepts. Think of these as bullet bolos. You know, those primitive weapons where you connect three rocks or other heavy objects with string. As you spin and throw the bolo, the rocks on the end spread […]

Buy Bullets! It’s National Ammo Day

Buy 100 rounds of ammo - it's National Ammo Day!

I’m not quite sure who decides that November 19th is National Ammo Day, but hey, I don’t need much of an excuse to buy 100 rounds of ammo. Yeah, I know, you can’t find it. Well, it’s out there. Try your local gun store. If they don’t have what you need, check out Brownells. Or […]

Does Hot Caliber Jewelry Make You Hawt? We Ask Founder Manos Phoundoulakis

Manos Phoundoulakis - Hot Caliber

We’re talking with Manos Phoundoulakis, founder of Hot Caliber Jewelry and master inventor behind the flattened bullet jewelry concept. Well, actually, when you dig a little deeper into the story, most of the credit for the idea goes to his partner and bride Kelle. Isn’t that the way it always is? While shooting with Team […]

Buyers Guide: Magtech First Defense .45ACP 165 grain Ammo

MagTech First Defense 45ACP 165 grain

We recently did a full gun review of a Springfield Armory TRP 1911 Armory Kote. In the process, we tested a broad array of practice and self defense ammo. Magtech First Defense bullets are constructed from 100% copper, thereby eliminating the potential downfalls of traditional jacketed ammunition – weight retention. With jacketed ammunition, there is […]

Gun Word of the Day: Caliber

Gun Word Of The Day

Caliber [kal-uh-ber] – noun 1. The interior diameter of the bore of a gun barrel, usually measured in inches or millimeters. A gun barrel with an interior diameter of .357 inches in diameter is technically .357 caliber. Caliber measures the diameter of the bullet and has nothing to do with length or weight of the […]

Speer Bullets Launches New Smokin’ Hot-Cor Ammunition Line

Speer Hot-Cor Bullets

Speer Bullets  recently expanded its already broad line of hunting bullets with the addition of the Speer Smokin’ Hot-Cor series. Intended to provide an extension to the successful Hot-Cor line, the Smokin’ series is targeted at hunters and sportsmen with a more ‘randy’ side. In addition to minimal jacketing that leaves much to the imagination, […]