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Ammunition Science: Bullet Construction

And yes, we do mean bullets (not cartridges)!

Why a Hunting Bullet is a Compromise

There's no such thing as a "perfect" bullet...just one that's perfect for you.

What is an Ogive Profile?

Here's what that means, and why you should care.

Shot Pellets: How Do They Work?

Here's what happens when pellets hit your target.

Terminal Ballistics & Stopping Power

What is stopping power, and what can the science of terminal ballistics teach us about...

Weird (Ammunition) Science: Shotgun Slugs

Our series on ballistic projectiles continues.

How Terminal Ballistics Helps You Choose the Right Ammunition

Terminal ballistics helps you determine which cartridge is best for you and your gun.

Weird (Ammunition) Science: Sabots, Buckshot & Blanks

Here are three less-common types of ammunition...and some very important things to know about them.

How to Read a Ballistics Table

Don't be intimidated! All the work has been done for you.

Ammunition Science: Shotshell Ballistics

How the science affects the way your shot flies.

4 (More) Things You Didn't Know Affect Your Bullet

When it comes to long-range accuracy, there's much more at work than your aim.

Ammunition Science: Cartridge Safety

We talk about gun safety a lot...but let's not forget the ammunition!

7 Pistol-Shooting Tips For People With Arthritis

Don't let "Uncle Arthur" get between you and the sport you love.

3 Things to Know About Primers

Our next installment on the science of ammunition is here.

How Guns Work: the Firing Sequence

What happens inside the gun determines what happens outside of it.

What is Ballistics?

The simple version of a remarkably complex subject.

Ammunition Science: Blackpowder vs. Modern Cartridges

Much of the technological development in firearms history has actually been devoted to ammo!

Home Defense With Henry's Lever-Action .410-Bore Shotgun

Is the "lowly lipstick cartridge" enough for armed home defense?

How Gun-Mounted Lasers Can Make You a Better Shooter

Have disappointing accuracy results got you seeing red? Try a gun-mounted laser to improve your...
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