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A good friend called the other day, stunned and amazed that he couldn’t find a single box of 50 rounds of .22 Long Rifle Rimfire Ammunition in stores in the Hayward area so he could learn how to shoot. his grand-son. It wasn’t like he gave up after finding empty .22 LR shelves at Walmart. …

The Canadian Forces, as part of the Soldier Integrated Precision Effects Systems (SIPES) project, have developed a prototype next-generation pistol. A bullpup design that offers the option of fitting either a three round 40mm grenade launcher or a 12 gauge shotgun. The next phase will include a TrackingPoint style system to automatically detect targets and …

A shotgun shell can do everything from lightly dusting a clay target at close range to slaughtering a deer 35 yards away. And this huge capacity gap can result from the business side of a single gun. This is because you can precisely tailor the contents of a case to your specific needs. Here’s how. …

Mike Brown / Wikimedia Commons Question: What explosive device poses no threat to anyone? Answer: An empty rifle cartridge. And yet, a student at Chanute Elementary School in Chanute, Kansas, has just been suspended for five days for bringing one to school. Her mother said the Tribune de la Chanute that manager Gary Wheeler said …

If it were a melodrama titled “Bullets Over the Bronx,” the production’s second act would remain in the mystery genre. But, spoiler alert: the story probably won’t end in a gunfight. New York City will no longer allow millions of slugs fired at police firing ranges to be reconstituted into ammunition that can be resold …

US Navy use the power of the Force to wage war. His latest weapon is an electromagnetic rail launcher. It uses a form of electromagnetic energy known as the Lorentz force to launch a 23-pound projectile at speeds exceeding Mach 7. Engineers have already tested this futuristic weapon on land, and the Navy plans to …

Replica bullets and a failed shotgun shell have resulted in a man being convicted of weapons charges in the nation’s capital, in a case that gun rights activists show how overzealous authorities are trampling on the Second Amendment. On Friday, just two days after his conviction for attempted possession of illegal ammunition, Mark Witaschek attended …

Flower shell Good news for green thumb gun enthusiasts: there’s a shotgun cartridge for that. The seashells are 12 gauge standard shotgun ammunition (0.729 in, 18.5 mm) loaded with one of twelve different types of seeds that can be blown into the ground. The ammunition is created by a Scandinavian design lab run by Per …

You can argue – and many do – that pepper spray is more effective bear repellent than any gun. We’ll leave that aside for now, as this blog isn’t called “The Spray Nut”. Instead, we’ll assume you’ve already debated pepper spray guns and gone for a gun. (Or you can decide to wear both.) Unsurprisingly, …

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s attacks on the gun industry are rife and familiar far beyond the city limits he heads. They were heard again just hours after the massacre in Aurora, Colo., In her calls for tighter gun control. So some may be surprised that in June, New York City sold over 28,000 pounds of …

Earlier this spring, I asked your questions to answer a new segment filmed for season two of “The Gun Nuts” TV show on the outside channel. I promised a Gun Nuts hat to readers whose questions I answered on the air. In this one, I respond to Pbshooter1217, who asked if a gun really explodes …

The pellets you see here are the contents of a pre-production sample of Federal’s new Prairie Storm Pheasant Loads, a core release of their Black Cloud. Normal aspect shot is copper 4s. They are mixed with ‘Flitestoppers’, which are also 4s but have rings around them that look like Saturns or WW1 helmets. The white …