Storing bulk ammo is different from storing regular ammo in that you'll need more space. You’ll also want to take precautions about temperature control and moisture control. While these are issues with standard ammo storage, they're amplified with bulk ammo. If you're going to invest in a lot of ammo, you should take the time to learn how to store and protect it below.
The names for certain types of ammunition are so common that they roll off our tongues without a second thought. We may think of 9mm or .223 instantly without even stopping to wonder how those names came to be. But on second look, it becomes clear that the many, many names we have for different types of ammo are all over the map. How did it get this way? What’s the standard? Learn more about the wonky history of ammo naming conventions by reading on.