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Ballistics Made Simple

Ballistics Made Simple

Here's what the sweet science of ballistics means to you...explained in plain English.
Ammunition Safety: Mysterious Detonation Phenomenon

Ammunition Safety: Mysterious Detonation Phenomenon

What we do (and don't) know about this ammunition safety question.
Fun Friday: Back To the Pliocene Epoch

Fun Friday: Back To the Pliocene Epoch

Wooly mammoths, saber-toothed cats and giant predatory birds.
Handguns Chambered in Rifle Cartridges: Ballistically Effective?

Handguns Chambered in Rifle Cartridges: Ballistically Effective?

When it comes to hunting and survival, rifles beat handguns every time...or do they?
Throwback Thursday: Slingers, History's First Snipers

Throwback Thursday: Slingers, History's First Snipers

Make no mistake, the ancient sling was no slingshot...and it was definitely not a toy.
What is an Ogive Profile?

What is an Ogive Profile?

Here's what that means, and why you should care.
Why a Hunting Bullet is a Compromise

Why a Hunting Bullet is a Compromise

There's no such thing as a "perfect" bullet...just one that's perfect for you.
Shot Pellets: How Do They Work?

Shot Pellets: How Do They Work?

Here's what happens when pellets hit your target.
Which Ammunition For Which Game Animal?

Which Ammunition For Which Game Animal?

Going hunting? Here's how to pick the ammo you need.
Terminal Ballistics & Choosing Self-Defense Ammunition

Terminal Ballistics & Choosing Self-Defense Ammunition

In this installment of our series, we cover handgun ammunition and its effects.
Terminal Ballistics & Stopping Power

Terminal Ballistics & Stopping Power

What is stopping power, and what can the science of terminal ballistics teach us about...
Terminal Ballistics & How to Choose the Right Ammunition (Pt. 3)

Terminal Ballistics & How to Choose the Right Ammunition (Pt. 3)

Today: bullet tumbling, rotational velocity and wound tracks.
How Terminal Ballistics Helps You Choose the Right Ammunition

How Terminal Ballistics Helps You Choose the Right Ammunition

Terminal ballistics helps you determine which cartridge is best for you and your gun.
How to Read a Ballistics Table

How to Read a Ballistics Table

Don't be intimidated! All the work has been done for you.
Ammunition Science: Shotshell Ballistics

Ammunition Science: Shotshell Ballistics

How the science affects the way your shot flies.
4 (More) Things You Didn't Know Affect Your Bullet

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.
5 Things (You Didn't Know) Affect Your Bullet

5 Things (You Didn't Know) Affect Your Bullet

When your bullet has to go the distance, these are the obstacles.
Ammunition Science: Cartridge Safety

Ammunition Science: Cartridge Safety

We talk about gun safety a lot...but let's not forget the ammunition!
How Guns Work: the Firing Sequence

How Guns Work: the Firing Sequence

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