One of the biggest challenges gun owners face with our various firearms is managing supporting equipment. Due to the wide variety of designs there is no universal shape or size to firearms, this makes the supporting equipment firearm specific in most cases. What this equates is a pile of magazine pouches and holsters purchased for every firearm specifically or poorly …Read More »
Hey, I just bought an AR15. What should I add next?
Hey, I just bought an AR15. What should I get for it next? Ammo… Buy Ammo… And USE IT. I saw the meme above a couple of days ago circulating social media from the SHOT SHOW 16’ remnants. Let’s make this picture worth the thousand word discussion and tackle the vast underinvestment in training. That’s the most accurate way I …Read More »
G2R R.I.P Bullet should RIP. Not Ready For Primetime
Shooting the Bull has done a third party independent ballistics test on the new G2 Research R.I. P round. For true gun nuts who rely on science and not hype will find this to be inline with many of our initial thoughts. I did not expect this round to be a game changer as I had been hearing. However I …Read More »
Should I Reload Ammunition and Why?
This will be the start of a series on reloading. Our main goal in this article will be to discuss why you may want to reload. The next part will be what are the minimum required supplies to begin reloading. We will progress into more advanced topics as the articles continue to progress. There is many reasons to consider reloading. …Read More »
Is the AR-15 Appropriate for Home Defense?
The following article is the first part of a series from http://www.outdoorhub.com/. There has been much discussion on message boards, Facebook and other social centers around the benefits or risks of using a AR15 for home defense. Check out this great article for more information on the ballistic value and risk of using the AR15 inside a typical home or apartment. …Read More »
Barrel Length, Muzzle Velocity and Accuracy How Much Does it Matter?
The Truth about guns recently published a fantastic article that really breaks down the affect barrel length has on both muzzle velocity and accuracy. When deciding on a barrel, taking into account Dan’s research can help you to achieve the goal of your build or purchase. A big thanks goes out to Dan Zimmerman for all the hard work and research …Read More »
Ammunition Purchasing and Supply Basics
With the craze for ammunition finally starting to wind down a bit people are evaluating their ammunition supply. Some of us were caught ill prepared for the ammunition shortage of 2013 and were left with the tough decision of not shooting or paying very high prices for ammunition. Others like myself had plenty of ammunition stored up but due due …Read More »
Hornady Halts Production on 150 Types of Ammunition
Watch the video below to see an explanation of why Hornady is halting production of over 150 types of ammunition. The good news is this stop in production will start to ease the over 2 year current backlog that Hornady has already. Allowing them to focus on the more popular calibers is a necessary step to get past this …Read More »