Yearly Archives: 2017

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Is 380 ACP the new 38 Special?

By |2017-12-21T09:00:10-07:00December 20th, 2017|Categories: Ammo University, Commentary, Useful Stuff|Tags: , , , |

Recently, a number of articles appearing in magazines and blogs pertaining to firearms have been touting the 380 ACP as the "New 38 Special".  At first glance we found this amusing as the 380 ACP with its 17mm case length looks absolutely tiny next to a 38 Special round with its 39 mm case length. [...]

Why I Started AmmoSquared

By |2018-01-12T14:28:27-07:00December 10th, 2017|Categories: Commentary|Tags: , , |

Whenever I go to Cabela's, Sportsman's Warehouse, or a local gun store... I'm reminded why I started AmmoSquared. Last night I decided to stop by the Boise Cabela's to look at boots and browse their backbacks (I'm thinking about getting the whole family into backpacking come spring time - but that is another story!). Like [...]

450 Bushmaster: Extraordinary Large Bore Cartridge

By |2017-12-05T21:51:12-07:00December 5th, 2017|Categories: Ammo University, Commentary, Useful Stuff|Tags: , , , |

There is a long standing debate among avid shooters concerning the effectiveness of small diameter, lightweight, fast moving bullets versus large diameter, heavyweight, slow moving bullets and this debate is especially germane to military personnel. Consequently, ever since the introduction of the 5.56 x 45mm NATO cartridge during the Vietnam [...]

The California Question

By |2017-11-30T12:46:03-07:00November 30th, 2017|Categories: Commentary, Update, Useful Stuff|Tags: , , , , , |

2018 is just a month away... If you are a gun owner in California, you already know what bad tidings 2018 brings as far as ammo and gun laws are concerned. We have fielded dozens of calls and emails this week from our California customers asking what they should do and what our response [...]

Now Available: AMMO² Patches!

By |2017-08-08T15:31:34-07:00August 5th, 2017|Categories: Propaganda|Tags: , |

We've got some new goodies available... AMMO² Patches! We had 100 of these beauties made for you guys and they're not for sale. We are only giving them away. If you want one all you have to do is ask! We'll put your name on our list and include it in your next box [...]

New Feature: Weekly Square Deals

By |2017-07-05T21:30:09-07:00July 5th, 2017|Categories: Commentary, Features|Tags: , , |

This week we launched a new feature: "Weekly Square Deals" (A “Square Deal” is a good, fair deal and we’re AMMO² so it is a little play on words… clever, clever eh?) Okay so a funny name for a simple concept: Give our ammo customers a way to buy gear that they can place in [...]

What is AMMOSQUARED?

By |2019-05-23T12:33:21-07:00June 13th, 2017|Categories: Commentary|Tags: , |

Okay so is AMMO² a subscription box? The answer is yes… and no. In one type of subscription box model, a “Surprise Box”, you sign up for a set amount each month (often at various levels) and receive random items in your box related to a theme (Lootcrate, TacPack). The purpose of this model is novelty. [...]

416 Barrett? Who Shoots THAT?!?

By |2017-05-29T20:45:22-07:00May 29th, 2017|Categories: New Calibers, Update|

Smith and Wesson M&P magazines now available... The Weather is Perfect! The unofficial start of summer is finally here! Where we live (Idaho) the window of perfect weather runs from about mid-May until mid-June. That is when we have Goldilocks temps with no thunderstorms or excessive wind. Depending on where you live, [...]

Shotguns and Disneyland… but Not Mixed Together!

By |2017-05-15T17:45:01-07:00April 23rd, 2017|Categories: New Calibers, Update, Useful Stuff|

Time for some well deserved fun! It's been nearly 2 years of steady work without a break for us here at AmmoSquared, so we want to let everyone know that we'll be on vacation from April 24th until May 1st. Since nobody can do customer service like the owners themselves, our phones will be off [...]

Spring is Here… Go Shoot Stuff

By |2017-05-15T18:02:00-07:00April 9th, 2017|Categories: Features, Update|

Can you smell it? Spring is finally here! The smells of wet earth, new grass, and spent casings are wafting through the air. That means one thing... time to get out and shoot more! I don't know about you guys, but getting out in the winter is tough. Call me a lightweight, but the few [...]