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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.

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.

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. 

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.

.308 Winchester: How To Pick The Right Bullet Weight
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.308 Winchester: How To Pick The Right Bullet Weight

Few cartridges can claim the number of commercial ammunition offerings like the .308 Winchester. Bullet weights can vary from 110 grains all the way up to 185 grains, but the most relevant loads sit between 147 grains and 175 grains. Even in that smaller weight range, there are still numerous different bullet types. Here’s how to pick the right one for you.

AR 15 Upgrades – Single Stage vs Two Stage Trigger
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AR 15 Upgrades – Single Stage vs Two Stage Trigger

Looking to upgrade your AR 15 with a new trigger? Don’t worry, you’re not alone - whether you’re a new or experienced AR 15 owner, chances are you are not very impressed with the rifle’s stock trigger. With so many options available, we've made it simple by breaking down the difference in Single Stage vs Two Stage Triggers.

6.5 Creedmoor vs 308 Winchester Caliber Comparison
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6.5 Creedmoor vs 308 Winchester Caliber Comparison

Cartridge comparisons frequently contain a lot of “that depends” and don’t usually come to a solid conclusion. Let me save you some time. The 6.5 Creedmoor is the better choice about 90-percent of the time when compared to the .308 Winchester.

Building an AR-15: Ambidextrous Lower Receivers
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Building an AR-15: Ambidextrous Lower Receivers

In the past few years, the rise of ambidextrous controls on AR-15s has become more prevalent. It certainly benefits the handful of southpaws that have, until recently, been abandoned by the rifle’s design. However, ambidextrous AR-15s don’t just make sense for the lefties out there, they benefit right-handed shooters as well.

Gun Review: The Tisas Zigana PX9 Gen3 9mm Pistol
How to Improve your Accuracy with Target Grouping
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How to Improve your Accuracy with Target Grouping

We shoot groups with our rifles to determine the level of precision we can expect from them. We do this to get an idea of how close we can expect our first shot to land to the point we’re aiming at. But the thousand-dollar question has always been, how many shots should the groups we shoot contain, and how many groups should we shoot?