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Shot Pellets: How Do They Work?

Here's what happens when pellets hit your target.

What's All the Fuss About 6.5 Creedmoor?

Author Frank Melloni says 6.5 Creedmoor outshines the .30-06. It's a bold claim, but he's prepared to back it up!

8 Reasons to Go Short (Cartridge Case Size, That Is)

In the world of ballistics, bigger isn't always better. Here are eight reasons why to consider downsizing.

Terminal Ballistics & Stopping Power

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

Handguns Chambered in Rifle Cartridges: Ballistically Effective?

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

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

Today: bullet tumbling, rotational velocity and wound tracks.

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.

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

When your bullet has to go the distance, these are the obstacles.

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.

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