revolver fired from Ransom rest produces magnificent fireball

Terminal Ballistics & Stopping Power

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

Ammunition Science: Bullet Construction

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

Handguns Chambered in Rifle Cartridges: Ballistically Effective?

When it comes to hunting and survival, rifles beat handguns every time...or do they?

Ammunition Science: Rimfire Cartridge Cases

Here's what you need to know about the smallest and oldest of cartridge offerings.

Ammunition Science: Cartridge Safety

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

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.

How Terminal Ballistics Helps You Choose the Right Ammunition

The sweet science of terminal ballistics helps you determine which cartridge is best for you and your gun.

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.

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