Remington Performance Wheelgun Ammunition

Remington Announces New Line of Target and Competitive Shooting

Huntsville, AL – Remington Arms Company, LLC, (“Remington”) announced today its new line of ammunition designed especially for competitive and target shooting out of a revolver – Remington Performance Wheelgun.
New for 2017, the Remington Performance Wheelgun ammunition features high-quality components and Remington Kleanbore priming that will not rust or corrode barrels. Available in traditional revolver and lever gun bullet styles – lead round nose and lead semi-wadcutter.
The lead semi-wadcutter features a flat nose and sharp shoulder to ensure clean, round holes on paper targets – perfect for target practice or competitive shooting.

Order #CartridgeBullet Wt.Bullet TypeMSRP
2220632 S&W88Lead RN$34.33
2221032 S&W Long98Lead RN$34.33
22223357 Mag158Lead SWC$35.02
2227838 S&W146Lead RN$33.99
2228138 Special158Lead RN$27.59
2227338 Short Colt125Lead RN$38.91
2233344 S&W Special246Lead RN$48.07
2234045 Colt250Lead RN$34.46

For the legendary performance and quality that Wheelgun and lever gun owners demand, Remington Performance Wheelgun delivers. Read more

Gun Digest Books Presents Phil Massaro’s Big Book of Ballistics

Zephyr Cove, Nevada (April 24, 2017) – In Big Book of Ballistics, the newest release from Gun Digest Books, author Phil Massaro takes on the daunting task of explaining the physics of firearms and ammunition. The result is ballistics explained in plain language for anyone who wants to understand the science behind what it takes to achieve superior shooting performance. The book is available now at, Amazon, Barnes & Noble and other major and specialty retailers.

In Big Book of Ballistics, Massaro takes the reader on a journey that starts inside the cartridge case and ends on the other side of a blasted-out target. Inside the book:

  • The terminology of ballistics in plain language
  • How to choose the best ammunition
  • Successful long-range shooting principles
  • Terminal ballistics of hunting, target and self-defense bullets
  • Illustrated comparisons between bullet shapes, trajectories and wind drift

Not a dry technical manual, Big Book of Ballistics relies on Massaro’s worldwide pursuit of small, medium and dangerous game adventure in heart-pounding stories that make the science of ballistics as real as it gets.

Order print or e-book copies today from Gun Digest at or by calling (855) 840-5120 (product number R1638);;; and most other major and specialty booksellers.

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SIG SAUER® Introduces SIG HT Hunting Ammunition in 223 Rem

Newington, NH – SIG SAUER, Inc. continues to expand its SIG HT line of premium-grade rifle ammunition with the addition of 223 Rem. This supremely accurate hunting round features an all-copper bullet that delivers deep penetration and consistent 1.8x diameter expansion. The 60gr 223 Rem bullet has a muzzle velocity of 3,100 fps and muzzle energy of 1,280 ft-lbs making it an effective, hard-hitting varmint and predator round.

“The accuracy and effectiveness of the SIG HT line of ammunition is quickly making it a favorite among hunters, especially those who shoot high-performance AR rifles,” said Dan Powers, President of the SIG SAUER Ammunition Division. “The nose geometry of the SIG HT bullet is designed for superior feeding in these AR-style platforms, and we now offer SIG HT hunting loads in three calibers – supersonic 120gr 300BLK, 150gr 308 Win and 60gr 223 Rem.” Read more

Manufacturers Add 22 Nosler Rifles

Bend, Ore —— Leading up to the NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits, Nosler is pleased to announce the latest manufacturers to chamber rifles for the new 22 Nosler cartridge.

Montana Rifle Company, Phoenix Weaponry, Alex Pro Firearms, and Radical Firearms are the latest rifle manufacturers to join the growing number of options available for rifles chambered in 22 Nosler.

Note: Not all manufacturers have 22 Nosler options on their websites, yet. Nosler recommends calling these manufacturers directly for information on their 22 Nosler rifle options.

Montana Rifle Company Phoenix Weaponry
406.756.4867 720.340.2496
Alex Pro Firearms Radical Firearms
320.852.3040 281.207.8788

The 22 Nosler was designed to transform the performance of any standard .223/5.56mm AR-15 into the fastest, most powerful .22 caliber available in the AR platform. Read more

Winchester Super Clean Adds .45 ACP

EAST ALTON, Ill. – With more recreational pistol shooters than ever before and more interest among those shooters in becoming better prepared and more proficient behind the trigger, Winchester Ammunition continues to answer the demand for better performing, yet affordable ammunition options when it comes to training at the range. Enter the brand’s Super Clean line, which in 2017, will add a .45 ACP offering to the lineup.

Offerings now include:

.45 ACP – 160 gr.

9 mm Luger – 90-gr.

.40 S&W – 120-gr.

Super Clean ammunition features zinc-core brass-jacketed bullets and are completely lead-free, both airborne and downrange, for the ultimate in indoor range performance and safety. Super Clean comes 50 rounds per box. Read more

SIG SAUER® Introduces SIG HT Hunting Ammunition in 308 Win

Newington, NH – SIG SAUER, Inc. is pleased to expand its SIG HT hunting line of premium-grade rifle ammunition with the addition of 308 Win. Featuring an all-copper bullet that delivers deep penetration and maximum terminal ballistic performance, SIG HT ammunition is supremely accurate and ideal for hunting numerous species of game.

The 150gr 308 Win features a muzzle velocity of 2,900 fps and muzzle energy of 2,801 ft-lbs. This SIG HT 308 Win cartridge is excellent for mid-sized game such as deer, antelope, pigs and predators. Read more

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Just for entering, you’ll receive a special promo code to receive 10% off any purchase on Lyman’s website. Read more

SCI Applauds Dismissal of Challenge to Lead Ammunition Use in Kaibab National Forest

Mar 16, 2017

For the second time, a district court in Arizona has dismissed a lawsuit by the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) that attacked the use of lead-based ammunition in a National Forest.  CBD’s suit claimed that the Forest Service violated the Resources Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), a federal law involving disposal of solid waste, by not taking action to ban the use of lead-based ammunition on the Kaibab National Forest.  SCI and the National Rifle Association jointly participated in the case as intervenors to defend the U.S. Forest Service.

If successful, CBD’s lawsuit would have set a dangerous precedent that the use of lead-based ammunition for hunting violates RCRA.  Such a finding potentially would subject state, federal, and tribal governments who allow such ammunition use to serious liability under RCRA.  CBD and other anti-hunting groups could have used that precedent to attack the use of lead-based ammunition in other locations across the country, possibly leading to bans on the use of this type of ammunition.

The Court dismissed CBD’s case based on its conclusion that any ruling it could give would qualify as “advisory.”  The Court explained that courts are not supposed to give “advice” to federal agencies on how they should exercise their authority and discretion.   CBD now has three options for continuing its case:  (1) request reconsideration from the Court, (2) revise their lawsuit to try to address the Court’s ruling, or (3) appeal the decision to the Ninth Circuit.  The third option is the most likely.  Whatever happens, SCI and the NRA will be there to continue to defend against this attack on traditional hunting.  In the meantime, we will enjoy this victory.

NRA Membership Drive at Hornady Manufacturing

(Grand Island, Nebr.) In support of the NRA and the great work they do to protect our Second Amendment rights, Hornady held a membership drive that resulted in 100% participation from many of the company’s departments, with hundreds of new NRA memberships throughout the entire company.

The NRA is widely known as one of the most effective issue advocacy organizations in the United States, and there’s a reason for that. With a membership of over 5 million, each time a citizen chooses to stand with the NRA, they’re no longer a lone voice—they’re part of a chorus too big to ever be ignored.

“It’s reassuring to know our employees understand the impact the NRA makes on behalf of our industry. They really stepped up to show their support,” says company president, Steve Hornady. Read more

Aguila Ammunition Kicks Off Sweepstakes

CONROE, TX – Texas Armament & Technology (TxAT) and Aguila Ammunition are pleased to announce the Lucky Shooter Sweepstakes. They have teamed up with FN Firearms, Aimpoint® Inc., SureFire, SOG Knives, Otis Technology, Alien Gear Holsters, and Bigfoot Gun Belts to give one lucky shooter a free gun, a case of ammo and loads of gear from some of the best companies in the industry.

The Lucky Shooter Sweepstakes package includes a FN’s FNS™-40 striker-fired pistol, an Aimpoint® Patrol Rifle Optic (PRO), a case of Aguila Ammunition S&W 40 cal., a SureFire E2D LED Defender® Ultra Dual Output flashlight, the new SOG SYNC II multi-tool, the Otis Technology .40 cal DEFENDER cleaning system, Alien Gear Holster’s Cloak Tuck 3.0, and a Bigfoot Gun Belts Steel Reinforced Leather Gun Belt. It’s Christmas in March for one lucky winner.

Customers can enter the Lucky Shooter Sweepstakes by visiting the contest website at A valid email address is required for entry and contestants can earn additional giveaway entries by sharing the promotion via social media. Additional contest rules apply. Read more

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