Over the past century, many gun makers have offered their own branded ammunition. Among the most successful have been Remington and Winchester. A few makers have offered ammunition made by outside vendors, including Smith and Wesson and Taurus. In these cases, things did not go as well. Browning, however, is another story.
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A few weeks ago, I was able to test and evaluate the Arex Rex Zero 9mm handgun. The results were good as the pistol has proven reliable with every load, more accurate than expected, and ergonomically pleasing.
Walther’s CCP has generated a lot of attention. Light, attractive, and with the Walther name, the pistol was designed to compete with the Glock 43 9mm and similar size handguns for personal defense.
When looking for a new home defense ammunition, well, could anything be more critical? I mean, your life is on the line,
When it comes to personal defense ammunition, we all want the most for our dollar and a load that maximizes the caliber. This is especially true with the popular 9mm Luger cartridge.
When ammunition and handgun sales are totaled, the shooting public voted with their dollars, and the 9mm Luger is easily our most popular defensive handgun cartridge.
Shotshells for a revolver are great snake medicine and useful on other small game as well. For those who have been looking—or are just coming around to the thought—CCI has stepped up to the plate with a full host of offerings above the traditional .22 LR.
When choosing ammunition for personal defense there are many considerations. The balance of expansion and penetration must be maintained. Penetration must never be compromised. It remains the single most important terminal consideration.
Federal Premium Ammunition has announced the expansion of its Micro HST lineup to include a 150-grain 9mm Luger load. The new 9mm Luger load is specifically designed for short-barreled, concealed-carry pistols. Shipments of this new product are now being delivered to dealers.
No, this is not a 9mm versus .45 ACP debate. The 9mm has already won; perhaps you are the last to know it, though.
Oh, please Santa please! I have been goo… Well, let’s not worry too much about details. I really, really want some 9mm—a lot of 9mm!
The pistol in question is a striker-fired polymer frame pistol. That may seem ho hum in today’s world as there
For years, I have suffered the insults, ridicule, jokes and consternation of my fellow shooters. The 1911 crowd was never a surprise.
Recoil is a fact of life. As long as the laws of physics exist, there will be recoil. You will never
Train and defend are simple watchwords. About 99 percent of the ammunition we fire is in practice. Competition shooting takes a lot of ammunition, although staying sharp also demands its share. The problem often is finding a good practice load.
I remember when the 9mm handgun was first issued in great numbers to peace officers. The first generation, before the SIG P226 and Beretta 92, were not very good handguns. They were often unreliable, and the fit, feel and accuracy were poor. The Smith & Wesson Model 59 was much less accurate than the revolvers it replaced. Few officers could successfully quality with the M59 at 50 yards. Yes, we qualified at 50 yards in those days.
People love to discuss the age of and continued popularity of the .45 ACP, thought to be the granddad of cartridges and still widely used. However, the .45 ACP does not hold the only reservation in age and popularity. Enter the 9mm Parabellum. Conceived in 1902 and pushed into service in 1904 for the German Navy, this cartridge predates the venerable .45 ACP by over three years.