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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?