Pistol Calibers

2 Jan 14 “It all depends…” For my first Quip of 2014, I will talk briefly about trends in serious pistol calibers. When asked about pistol calibers and guns, and which is “best,” I’m reminded of this poetic advice given to aspiring poker players by...

Hunting Adventure!

30 Oct 13 Yesterday, at a private preserve in the Midwest, I shot and killed an 1,800-pound Water Buffalo! I used a borrowed Ruger bolt-gun in 416 Ruger caliber. Big rifle, and it functioned flawlessly! Express sights (iron). Hornady DGX (soft-point) ammunition. 400gr...

Ammunition Update

16 June 13 I spent last Friday with the CEO of a major domestic ammunition manufacturer. While there, I was able to get a small quantity of high-performance 40S&W and 45ACP ammunition, as well as some 9mm hardball. He also had some 40S&W practice ammunition...

Continuing shortage of ammunition

9 Apr 13 Comments from a friend and Operator: “I know three things for sure: 1) You will never curse yourself for having too much ammunition! We all need to remind ourselves of what our LDS friends have known for years: We need enough food, water, and ammunition on...

Current ammunition issues

1 Apr 13 The following was probably predictable when ammunition started to become an endangered commodity. This from a friend in VA: “We’ve used www.gunbot.net often to locate sources of calibers we need for training. In general, the site has been extremely useful. It...