Top 10 Ammo Posts as of May 25, 2013

By Woody published on in Ammunition, Firearms, General

The biggest fixed expenses when getting into the gun game are usually firearms, then optics, or sometimes the other way around. But over the lifetime of a platform — rifle, shotgun, handgun, doesn’t matter — the biggest expense is almost always ammo. Accordingly, stories focusing on ammunition use, tuning, and suitability are favorites of the Cheaper Than Dirt! Chronicle community. Here are the most-read articles we’ve run in the Shooter’s Log that have to do with ammunition choice and performance:

  1. Shooting Steel Cased Ammunition In Your AR-15
  2. Barrel Twist in the AR-15
  3. 223 Rem vs 5.56: An Exhaustive Review
  4. .338 Lapua on the Cheap
  5. Survival Ammunition: How Much Ammo do you Really Need for SHTF?
  6. Choosing a Handgun Caliber
  7. Winchester 5.56mm M855 Product Warning and Recall Notice
  8. .300 AAC Blackout: Speak Softly and Carry a Big Stick
  9. .22 Magnum Ammunition
  10. The .22 LR for Hunting and Survival

Shooting Steel Cased Ammunition In Your AR-15

1 steelCasedAmmo

 

Barrel Twist in the AR-15

2 AR15Barrel

 

223 Rem vs 5.56: An Exhaustive Review

 

3 223-vs-556-2

 

.338 Lapua on the Cheap

4 338-Lapua-Hornady

 

Survival Ammunition: How Much Ammo do you Really Need for SHTF?

5 AMM-255

 

Choosing a Handgun Caliber

6 32NAA

 

Winchester 5.56mm M855 Product Warning and Recall Notice

 

7 product-recall-ZGQ3308

 

.300 AAC Blackout: Speak Softly and Carry a Big Stick

8 300blkthumb

.22 Magnum Ammunition

 

9 SW-51-large

 

The .22 LR for Hunting and Survival

10 22Viper

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Comments (2)

  • Chuck Sloat

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    If my life really deepened on it I would use an ak in 7.62 x39 witch is ballistically equal to the 300 blackout all most . In a much more reliable platform !!

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  • john

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    If the DHS wasn’t buying something like 10 million rounds of ammo, there wouldn’t be a shortage. The government is buying up ammo to drive up the price. Why does DHS need 10 million rounds of ammunition?

    Reply

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