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Holiday Gift Giving for the Gun Enthusiast in Your Life
Holiday Gift Giving for the Gun Enthusiast in Your Life
Holiday Gift Giving for the Gun Enthusiast in Your Life
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Holiday Gift Giving for the Gun Enthusiast in Your Life

If you have a firearms enthusiast in your life, there is no better way of showing how much you care about them than by purchasing them a gift for their guns! Ammunition Depot has curated a list of special gifts that are sure to make that shooter in your life smile this holiday season.

Green Streak Ammunition - The New and Improved Tracer Round
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Green Streak Ammunition - The New and Improved Tracer Round

New from Ammo Inc, Green Streak Ammunition performs similarly to pyrotechnic tracer ammo and has fewer safety concerns in outdoor or indoor range use.

Performance Testing 9mm Penetration
9mm Ammo Penetration Test – FMJ vs JHP
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9mm Ammo Penetration Test – FMJ vs JHP

In this video ammunition review, our Ammunition Depot firearms expert Matt field-tests popular 9mm ammo types by comparing the penetration power of FMJ vs JHP 9mm ammo against some common everyday items and barrier materials.

The Best Mobile Apps For Shooters
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The Best Mobile Apps For Shooters

The presence of powerful computers used in today’s smart phone opens a whole world of possibilities for today's shooters. Here is a look at a few that can help you improve your ability to hit targets.

Hunting With An AR-15
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Hunting With An AR-15

While the AR-15 isn’t the most popular rifle for hunting, its prevalence in hunting camps and deer stands increases every year. Here are a few things to consider before heading to your hunting camp with one over your shoulder.

5.56 Ammo Guide: M855 vs. M193
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5.56 Ammo Guide: M855 vs. M193

When shopping for 5.56mm ammunition M855 and M193 are sure to land on the potential “buy” list. Both popular loads have one small issue, but several things going for them. The good news is they are often the cheapest ammunition available and M855 adheres to military specifications, which can be beneficial. 

Buck Shot vs Bird Shot For Self Defense
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Buck Shot vs Bird Shot For Self Defense

If there’s one topic in the discussion of home defense that is argued about as much as the 9mm vs the 45, it’s whether birdshot or 00 Buck should be used in a shotgun. I’ve heard experienced law enforcement officers and tactical trainers argue for both. So, what’s the truth? Can birdshot be effective in a home defense shotgun, or will it only make your attacker mad? Well, I’m going to give you the facts and you can make up your own mind.

Optics For Close Encounters: Red Dot vs Scout Scope vs LPVO
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Optics For Close Encounters: Red Dot vs Scout Scope vs LPVO

When it comes to selecting a close- to moderate-range optical sight for your carbine there are essentially three options. There is a wide selection of red dot sights and LPVO (low power variable optics) and there are a few scout scopes to choose from. Which is best for you and your carbine? It will depend. Here’s a look at the strengths and weaknesses of each, and where they might best serve you.

Bonded vs Non-Bonded Handgun Bullets
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Bonded vs Non-Bonded Handgun Bullets

When it comes to defensive handgun bullets there’s a misconception that bonded bullets are more lethal than non-bonded bullets. Some believe that the bonding of the bullet’s jacket to its core will make the bullet stop bad guys faster. Bonded defensive handgun bullets do have some advantages over their non-bonded counterparts, but you might be surprised to learn just exactly what those advantages are.