When talking about effective range, it’s easy to focus on the effective ballistic range of a cartridge. However, many times the effective range is limited by the shooter’s ability or the firearm.
A brief review of the 700 grain .500 Smith & Wesson Magnum load from Underwood Ammo.
A reader pointed out that data I had previously published about the 6.5mm Creedmoor recoil was too good to be true. I second guessed myself and decided to take a deeper dive.
Revisiting the handgun cartridge selection debate. Short version: Unless defending against wildlife, the ballistic superiority of the handgun cartridge doesn’t really matter and it still comes down to shot placement.
The struggle to find and afford ammo continues in 2021. As such, I’m revisiting the question of “how much ammo is enough” and share how my ammo goals have evolved with the current market conditions.
There are many different bullet types found in today’s ammunition. There are also some tried and true projectile designs that work.