Hunting

How to Load, Discharge, and Clear a Rifle Safely

Responsible firearms practice means remembering to care for your own safety as well as those around you. Knowing how to successfully manage the three core competencies of rifle shooting is one way to do it, and your way to ensure the rifle itself gets the care and consideration it requires to function optimally.

28 day ago

How Many Guns Are in the United States? | Ammunition Depot

Guns and the United States are practically synonymous throughout the world. From the necessity of hunting for food in the days of early settlers to reliance on militias for national defense in formative years, gun ownership is woven into the fabric of American history. And the statistics reflect that reality: there are millions upon millions of guns in the United States. We break down the statistics in this article to get a better sense for just how many there are and what the ownership demographics look like.
2 months ago

5 Common Firearms Malfunctions & How to Fix Them | Ammunition Depot

When a firearm malfunctions, it’s important to know exactly what you’re dealing with and how to fix it. While weird things can go wrong with guns, most malfunctions tend to be the result of one of a number of common issues. Here are five of the most common among them.
3 months ago

Gun Safety for Kids: A Beginner’s Guide | Ammunition Depot

With as many as 393 million guns in private hands in the US, it's inevitable that many families' children will take an interest in shooting. Learning to safely handle a gun is a great way for kids to pick up good habits and become more responsible, and it's important to teach kids right and to do so safely. Here are a few ways you can make sure your kids stay safe while handling guns.
10 months ago

What Is Subsonic Ammunition & How Does It Work? | Ammunition Depot

Subsonic ammunition is ammunition specifically manufactured so the round doesn't break the sound barrier, and, despite existing as long as firearms have, it’s currently experiencing a bit of a renaissance. But why the sudden resurgence? Should you need or want it? While it isn't an overly complicated subject, there is plenty to discuss regarding subsonic ammo. Let’s take the time to delve into its specs and its uses.
10 months ago