Ammunition - a word filled with mystery. When I began my journey into firearms, this subject and the overwhelming confusion that it created was almost enough to stop me in my tracks! What I have come to understand is that it IS confusing! I will try here to demystify and bring into clarity, the basics of what you need to know in regard to defensive ammunitions, .380, 9mm, .38 Special, .357 Magnum, .40, .45 calibers. There are many other calibers than what will be discussed here so further research is encouraged.
Using the wrong ammunition in your firearm is extremely dangerous. You must know the proper ammunition for your firearm. The owners manual that comes with your firearm will tell you exactly which ammunition is safe for your firearm to shoot and many manufacturers make the manuals available online as well. The calib..
What Rounds Do You Need For Your Handgun? That depends on the caliber of your firearm along with the rounds recommended by the manufacturer. The calibers listed below certainly are not all of them, but will give you an overview of each of the most popular and recommended calibers for personal self defense. As ..
Shotgun Ammunition Shotgun ammunition is measured in gauge rather than in caliber and because shotguns are very versatile firearms, ammunition manufactured for them comes in a very wide variety of types and varying sizes and power. The gauge number is on the shotgun ammunition box. Your shotgun ammunition mu..