Ammo News & Press Releases

Athlon Outdoors News Feed

Memorial Day: A Grateful Firearm Industry Honors the Fallen

Published On: 5/27/2024

Memorial Day is soon upon us and for some, it's the kickoff of summer. Vacations are planned, backyard grilling and warm days with friends and family are in the works. It's also a day of honoring those who gave their lives in service to our nation so we can enjoy our freedoms. Firearm Industry Honors […]

The post Memorial Day: A Grateful Firearm Industry Honors the Fallen appeared first on Athlon Outdoors.

Direct Thread Rimfire Suppressors: The Firearm Accessory That Will Change Your Life

Published On: 5/27/2024

There's got to be a gene for it someplace. Though it's tough to quantify, you know it when you see it. Some of us are just born gun nerds. Like dweeby little Jedi Padawans, you can identify us early. We are the kids on the grade school playground who keep throwing dirt clods at the […]

The post Direct Thread Rimfire Suppressors: The Firearm Accessory That Will Change Your Life appeared first on Athlon Outdoors.

Kimber Releases Its Hot New Little Pocket Rocket—the K6sx

Published On: 5/27/2024

Are you looking for a new pocket rocket? Perhaps a small, lightweight pistol for more concealability as summer draws nearer? In either case, don't discount the value of a quality wheel gun. Kimber recently released a beautiful little snubby .38 SPL named the Kimber K6sx. The Kimber K6sx Speaking of Kimber, they aren't usually the […]

The post Kimber Releases Its Hot New Little Pocket Rocket--the K6sx appeared first on Athlon Outdoors.

How To Properly Honor Memorial Day: No BBQ Required

Published On: 5/26/2024

Before we get into the how-to’s and proper edict, let’s look at the definition of Memorial Day. According to Google, yes, I googled that shit. Me·mo·ri·al Day /məˈmôrēəl ˌdā/  noun A day on which those who died in active military service are remembered is traditionally observed on May 30 but is now officially observed on […]

The post How To Properly Honor Memorial Day: No BBQ Required appeared first on Athlon Outdoors.

Monstrum Scope Mounts: Wildly Inexpensive Mounts That Work

Published On: 5/26/2024

“If you're going to buy an Amazon scope mount, make sure it's at least a Monstrum.” I've given this advice to hundreds of students looking to shave a few bucks off their precision build and stand behind it today more than ever. I understand the trepidation of spending $200 on simple hardware without any moving […]

The post Monstrum Scope Mounts: Wildly Inexpensive Mounts That Work appeared first on Athlon Outdoors.

SHOOTING 101: Understanding the Three Primary “Types” of Firearms

Published On: 5/26/2024

As many new and prospective gun owners quickly learn, the wide world of firearms is complex. Trying to understand guns, gun ownership, and shooting can be a daunting task. In this installation, we'll examine the three primary “types” of firearms you'll be considering for your first gun. This includes the differences between the types, and […]

The post SHOOTING 101: Understanding the Three Primary “Types” of Firearms appeared first on Athlon Outdoors.

Adaptive Target System Shotrocker: Easy Setup Reactive Target

Published On: 5/25/2024

One might think the business of setting up a target is an easy one; that is seldom the case. Long-range shooting typically takes place on rough terrain, as the law of averages dictates that land can only remain flat for so long. Additionally, banks and berms comprise the necessary backstops to make the entire endeavor […]

The post Adaptive Target System Shotrocker: Easy Setup Reactive Target appeared first on Athlon Outdoors.

TESTED: Shooting the Twin-Barreled Heritage Badlander Shotgun

Published On: 5/25/2024

Not as iconic as the Colt Single Action Army or the Winchester '73, the versatile double-barrel shotgun was still a fixture in the Old West. No settler would be without one if they could help it; same goes for stagecoach messengers, who coined the term “Riding Shotgun.” Then there's the lawmen and the outlaws. A […]

The post TESTED: Shooting the Twin-Barreled Heritage Badlander Shotgun appeared first on Athlon Outdoors.

Target Transitions: A Drill Mixing Speed and Accuracy

Published On: 5/25/2024

One of the “AHA!” moments in my shooting journey was realizing that time isn't lost as much when you're shooting at a target but in the transitions from one target to the next. In competition shooting, the ability to swiftly transition between targets is crucial, as nearly all stages feature multiple targets. This drill focuses […]

The post Target Transitions: A Drill Mixing Speed and Accuracy appeared first on Athlon Outdoors.

Team Ruger Captain Doug Koenig Wins 20th Career Bianchi Cup

Published On: 5/24/2024

Team Ruger Captain Doug Koenig won a record 20th career Bianchi Cup title recently. Koenig shot in the Open Division, posting a final aggregate score of 1920-183 to win the NRA’s Action Shooting Pistol Championship. A Ruger Custom Shop SR1911 Competition pistol served as Koengi’s championship ride. Doug Koenig Wins 20th Bianchi Cup Title The […]

The post Team Ruger Captain Doug Koenig Wins 20th Career Bianchi Cup appeared first on Athlon Outdoors.

The Firearm Blog News Feed

Why I’m (Finally) Going to Try Carrying a Beretta PX4 for EDC

Published On: 5/26/2024

James Reeves might start carrying a Beretta PX4 Carry Compact for EDC. It took a while for him to come around and he’s still not so sure about it, but in this video, James dives deep into the LTT Beretta PX4 Storm, possibly his favorite compact pistol right now. From initial skepticism to falling in […]

Read More …

The post Why I’m (Finally) Going to Try Carrying a Beretta PX4 for EDC appeared first on The Firearm Blog.

TFB Armorer’s Bench: By The Armorer Book – M1 Garand Maintenance

Published On: 5/26/2024

Garand MaintenanceWelcome everyone to the TFB Armorer's Bench! As mentioned in the little blurb below, this series will focus on a lot of home armorer and gunsmith activities. In this article, I figured with Memorial Day around the corner it may be a good opportunity to talk about M1 Garand maintenance or even a touch of general firearm […]

Read More …

The post TFB Armorer's Bench: By The Armorer Book – M1 Garand Maintenance appeared first on The Firearm Blog.

SILENCER SATURDAY #330: Memorial Day 2024

Published On: 5/25/2024

SILENCER SATURDAY #330: Memorial Day 2024Good afternoon everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the brand new YHM 338 Bad Larry Suppressor. Last week we touched on some basic suppressor metallurgy to understand the correlation between elevated heat and tensile strength. This week we pause our series in observation of […]

Read More …

The post SILENCER SATURDAY #330: Memorial Day 2024 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.

Yugo AKs, Part 3. M70B1, the Workhorse from the Balkans

Published On: 5/24/2024

In Part 1 of this article, I talked about the first prototypes of Yugo AKs, in Part 2 we dived into the history of M70 rifles with milled receivers. In this article, we’ll take a look at the stamped receiver M70B1 rifles. AK History @ TFB: AKs from Finland. Part 4: RK 95, The Last […]

Read More …

The post Yugo AKs, Part 3. M70B1, the Workhorse from the Balkans appeared first on The Firearm Blog.

POTD: A Coyote’s Worst Friend – .243 Winchester + Thermion 2 LRF XL50

Published On: 5/24/2024

POTD: A Coyote's Worst Friend - .243 Winchester + Thermion 2 LRF XL50TFB's Photo Of The Day is kind of simplistic. Every day we present our readers with at least one photo. The subject is always a firearm of some kind, preferably with some action around it. But we're happy with an edited still-life photo as well, and as this photo appeared in my social media flow, […]

Read More …

The post POTD: A Coyote's Worst Friend – .243 Winchester + Thermion 2 LRF XL50 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.

TFB Podcast Roundup 130: The May 24th Roundup

Published On: 5/24/2024

0022We're back again with another roundup of fresh firearms-focused podcasts in TFB Podcast Roundup 130. Each week we're bringing you a new set of podcasts from across the web that cover a wide variety of topics including gunsmithing, hunting, precision shooting, war stories, competition shooting, gun industry news, and much more. In addition, we're also […]

Read More …

The post TFB Podcast Roundup 130: The May 24th Roundup appeared first on The Firearm Blog.

Hornady Reloading App: Pay For The Features You Need

Published On: 5/24/2024

hornady reloading appThe new Hornady Reloading App can serve to augment or even replace the classic thick-as-a-brick book the company has published for years.

The post Hornady Reloading App: Pay For The Features You Need appeared first on The Firearm Blog.

A New Transparent Way To Sell Guns Online: Cash For Arms

Published On: 5/24/2024

A New Transparent Way To Sell Guns Online: Cash For ArmsSelling guns can be quite a difficult task if you don’t have the right audience and sometimes your guns are either so expensive or so weird that finding a buyer in your local area might be next to impossible. The next logical solution might be to go to an online auction or classifieds site – […]

Read More …

The post A New Transparent Way To Sell Guns Online: Cash For Arms appeared first on The Firearm Blog.

New Vortex Razor UHD 8×32 & 10×32 Magnesium Chassis Binoculars

Published On: 5/24/2024

New Vortex Razor UHD 8x32 & 10x32 Magnesium Chassis BinocularsWhether it’s trying to spot targets for hunting purposes or just checking out your latest groups at the range, having a high-quality set of binoculars can do a lot to ease eye strain, and help you keep your eyes on the target. Vortex is excited to introduce its latest sets of high-end binoculars with two […]

Read More …

The post New Vortex Razor UHD 8×32 & 10×32 Magnesium Chassis Binoculars appeared first on The Firearm Blog.

Is The Upcoming FLUX Raider 365 Worth Looking At?

Published On: 5/23/2024

“The PDW in your pants,” FLUX Defense calls it (informally). And damn if it isn’t true. The FLUX Raider 365 is arguably the smallest and thinnest 9mm PDW available (well, it should be available next month). As a truly on-body concealable PDW, it stands out in a crowded market. In this review, we take an in-depth […]

Read More …

The post Is The Upcoming FLUX Raider 365 Worth Looking At? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.

AmmoLand Ammunition News Feed

Alliant Powders Suspended Shipments Of Smokeless Powders For Reloading

Alliant Powders Suspended Shipments Of Smokeless Powders For Reloading

Published On: 5/22/2024
Alliant is owned by Vista Outdoor, which also owns several other companies that produce loaded ammunition, including CCI, Federal, and Remington.
Reloading 101: Taking Your Reloading Skills to the Next Level

Reloading 101: Taking Your Reloading Skills to the Next Level

Published On: 5/17/2024
What happens once you progress past the beginner and intermediate stages of reloading? Different questions and scenarios can pop up, we''ll look at a few of them.
Fiocchi Announces the Hyperformance Hunt Handgun Ammo Line

Fiocchi Announces the Hyperformance Hunt Handgun Ammo Line

Published On: 5/13/2024
Fiocchi expands the company's line of Hyperformance centerfire cartridges with a new series developed specifically for handgun hunting and wilderness defense.
‘Poison Everything’: Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Misfires With Junk Science On Traditional Ammo Ban

‘Poison Everything’: Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Misfires With Junk Science On Traditional Ammo Ban

Published On: 5/11/2024
The problem with Rep. Ocasio-Cortez's argument is that her so-called “facts” come from gun control activists and anti-hunting apostles set on eliminating hunting and restricting gun use,...
Loading Ammunition, Beginner Reloading Tips Part 1 from Hornady Manufacturing ~ VIDEO

Loading Ammunition, Beginner Reloading Tips Part 1 from Hornady Manufacturing ~ VIDEO

Published On: 5/8/2024
When it comes to reloading your own ammunition by hand, Hornady is the name you can trust to guide us through the beginner steps of loading ammunition.
Mastering the Art of Rifle Scope Mounting ~ VIDEO

Mastering the Art of Rifle Scope Mounting ~ VIDEO

Published On: 5/7/2024
The Hornady crew start by covering recommended tools and then dive deep into the process of installing the rings and then mounting and leveling rifle scopes.
The War On “High Capacity Magazines” Is Over! They Lost by 717 Million!

The War On “High Capacity Magazines” Is Over! They Lost by 717 Million!

Published On: 5/5/2024
Of nearly 964 million ammo magazines from 1990 to 2021, about 717 million can hold more than ten rounds. That's not just a majority--it a massive tidal wave!!
Evolution of Monolithic Bullets: A Closer Look at Modern Hunting Technology ~ VIDEO

Evolution of Monolithic Bullets: A Closer Look at Modern Hunting Technology ~ VIDEO

Published On: 5/5/2024
The shift towards monolithic bullets like the Hornady CX in the hunting community is driven by their superior performance and environmental benefits.
America: 10 Firearms That Shaped Our Nation ~ VIDEO

America: 10 Firearms That Shaped Our Nation ~ VIDEO

Published On: 5/3/2024
Hornady Manufacturing explores ten iconic firearms that not only left a mark on the battlefield but also on the national psyche, shaping the country''s narrative in profound ways.
Bullet Migration in 9mm Revolvers

Bullet Migration in 9mm Revolvers

Published On: 4/27/2024
Revolvers chambered for 9mm, although otherwise well-made and perfectly functional, do not enjoy a place on my “Recommended [Arms] List.”