Archive | Ammunition (Ammo)


Modern Intermediate Calibers 010: The 6mm SAW

In this installment, we’ll be looking at a very unique round. The 6mm SAW was probably the first small arms round ever designed using computer-calculated parametric analysis, and it was also probably the first American rifle round designed from the outset for steel cartridge cases. The initial design parameters were for a round effective to 1,000 […]

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Modern Intermediate Calibers 009: The 6x35mm KAC/TSWG

The 6x35mm TSWG, also commonly called the 6x35mm KAC, is a round shrouded in mystery. Apparently designed by Knight’s Armament Company for the interagency counterterrorist program cryptically named the “Technical Support Working Group” alongside the PDW with which it is popularly associated, the round was apparently never adopted. However, it is interesting primarily as an example […]

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NEW: Creedmoor PTR Ammunition

Creedmoor Sports has been manufacturing a wide variety of products for the firearms community for more than 35 years, and now they’re also manufacturing ammunition. Their ammo line thus far includes pistol calibers in .38 Special, .40 S&W, .45 ACP, .357 Magnum, .380 Auto, 9mm, and 10mm. Rifle calibers include .30-06, .308, 6.5 Creedmoor, and […]

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22Plinkster Sees How His Ammo is Made

While there is a plethora of videos showing how common centerfire ammunition is made, 22LR and similar rimfire ammunition has been kept relatively close to the chest. CCI had a video out a few years ago, but it disappeared from their official YouTube outlet and was not saved anywhere that I remember. The general process […]

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POTD: .300BLK AR Banana Peeled

I have not seen destruction of an AR upper receiver like this before. The left side of the upper receiver has been peeled open almost like a banana peel. Marky of Tactical Tshirts condemns the cartridge because it is too easy to mix up ammo and have a catastrophic failure. The post POTD: .300BLK AR […]

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