When wondering about ammo, simply asking “what bullets do the most damage?” is a vague question which needs to be qualified in order for it to make sense. While there are many reasons that one might be curious about such a thing, the one being addressed here is if someone is trying to make an informed decision about which rounds best suit home defense or everyday carry needs. Read on to learn more about powerful rounds for these situations.
As a federalist nation, the U.S. doesn’t have entirely consistent laws from state to state, since each state sets its own laws for many (if not most) things. When it comes to the question of legality of certain guns, ammo, magazines and other firearms-related devices in the United States, straightforward answers don't always exist. That said, we're going to try to uncomplicate the facts and explain the legalities as best we can. We ask that you bear in mind that laws are constantly changing and that we aren't lawyers as we try to ascertain which guns are legal everywhere in the United States.
The jargon used by members of the gun community can occasionally be confusing. Sometimes, people fly through different names of guns, parts and ammunition so fast it seems like an alien language. Take, for example, boat-tail ammunition. What on God’s green earth does a boat have to do with ammunition? Though the name may seem silly, rest assured that no one is trying to mess with you — there really is such a thing as boat-tail ammunition. Read on to learn what it is and why it’s designed the way that it is.
There’s tons of things — abbreviations, names, calibers — that you’re sure to see at a gun store, including the designation “ACP.” But how often do we really think about what some of these things mean? We don’t often pay attention to things like the letter designations on our boxes of ammo, but we should. Guns are more than tools; they’re a culture. As shooters and enthusiasts, we’re a part of that culture, and it’s our responsibility to preserve it and pass it on for future generations. What does that have to do with the letters ACP ammo? Read on to find out!
Everyone can look at shotguns, handguns and rifles and notice the superficial differences. But have you ever thought about the details of what sets them apart? The differences go beyond the surface level and can be interesting to learn about and consider. Read on to take a look.