The Rise and Fall of the 10mm Cartridge

In 1983, 10mm ammo was introduced by Lieutenant Colonel John Dean “Jeff” Cooper. Cooper is a firearms experts that has worked with high-level organizations including the FBI, Norma, and Smith & Wesson. His intention was to replace the .45 ACP with a more powerful round. Cooper joined Whit Collins, John Adams, and Irving Stone, cut […]

Ammo 101: History of the Bullet

When it comes to ammunition, few argue against the bullet being, perhaps, the most important aspect of the cartridge. It is, after all, the projectile that spins towards your target and makes an impact. Throughout the history of the bullet, the lead ball changed men’s lives and the history of the world. It’s lead men […]

History of the Shotgun Shell

Blunderbuss. Scattergun. Fowling Piece. Trench gun. No matter what you call it, the shotgun is one of America’s favorite firearms and has been for many years. And it’s evident in the history of the shotgun shell. A Brief History of the Shotgun Shell A German Beginning Although not yet called a shotgun, the Germans developed […]

Proper Storage of Shotgun Ammo

Gun owners prize their shotguns for there personal defense, recreational shooting, and hunting uses. Ammunition for these firearms comes in shell form, unlike rifles and handguns. Unfortunately, many owners fail to store their shotgun ammo in the right manner. Nothing is worse than dealing with degraded ammo. Unsecured ammo can lead to accidents and other […]