Long-range shooting with your basic AR-15 isn’t impossible. With the right ammo and riflescope and a few calculations on a free ballistics app, you and your AR-15 will be shooting accurately up to 750 yards in no time. Here’s how.
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Natural disasters, civil disobedience, economic collapse, zombies…These are all good reasons to stock pile ammo, but guest writer, Eve Flanigan has a good point. Firearms and ammo have come under attack lately and we predict it will get worse as we close in on the presidential election. How much ammo is enough to stockpile? This post helps you figure out which calibers you need to start hoarding now.
If you spend anytime outdoors, eventually you will run into a snake—especially if you live in the Southwestern United States. And pretty much, that snake will be poisonous. For Shooting Gallery, Gun Stories and Down Range TV contributor Ed Head, this means potentially deadly run-ins with rattlesnakes. Don’t let your shooting and outdoor adventures have a tragic outcome—learn how to load your self-defense handgun for snakes in this article.
Sergey Kovalev, the unified WBA, IBF and WBO light heavyweight champion boxer defends his title on Saturday night in Las Vegas. Why should you care? He is the only boxer sponsored by an ammunition or firearm-related company. Read on for more information on where and when to watch the fights.
While supply and demand affected prices across the board for both guns and ammunition, there was a huge benefit derived that few of us realized. In the late 1930s, Congress passed the Pittman-Robertson Act, which has been modified and updated several times since to meet current needs. To be fair, the Act is an excise tax that benefits wildlife and conservation. Given the boom in firearm and ammunition sales, the funds collected via Pittman-Robertson shot up to whopping $824 million.
In a surprising announcement yesterday, a military lawyer presented the case for the Army to switch to hollow point ammunition at the U.S. Army’s Industry Day. Read on to find out why the Army could switch and to tell us your opinion.
In the coming weeks, the U.S. House of Representatives will reconvene for business to take up pending bills. Among the list are several provisions that are important to the gun industry and should be high on your list as well. The main business point will be the FY2016 Interior Appropriations bill; however, the provisions important to the shooting sports are embedded within. Of penultimate importance is a provision that would permanently protect traditional ammunition and fishing tackle from EPA regulation under The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).
Continuing our series on affordable new products, this week features Mossberg’s new .22 Blaze AK, Sightmark’s ReadyFire green laser, pistols from Grand Power and more.
See how DARPA’s Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance (EXACTO) program, which developed a self-steering bullet to increase hit rates for difficult, long-distance shots, has completed its most successful round of live-fire tests to date, as the video shows.