Yearly Archives: 2018

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Self-Defense Handguns: A Good Excuse to be Practical

By |2018-12-28T20:57:05-06:00December 28th, 2018|Categories: Commentary, Useful Stuff|

Teaching self-defense and concealed carry classes, I’ve noticed a trend these days. For some reason, people seem to be getting nearly apoplectic when it comes to selecting their self-defense handguns and the gear to go with them. Now, I’ll grant you, selecting the right equipment is important, because self-defense is important, but working yourself [...]

Long Range Shooting 101

By |2018-12-28T20:58:31-06:00November 29th, 2018|Categories: Commentary, Useful Stuff|Tags: |

Introduction The shooting world can be a bit cyclical, with things going out of fashion and then coming right back when a new technical advantage comes into play. We have seen progression in our understanding of ballistics, and our options for optics have steadily improved. Rifle manufacturers have also noticed the demand for [...]

Fall “G” Update: Gun Shows, GAAT Project and Gun Giveaways

By |2018-11-12T18:20:51-06:00November 12th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Amazing how time flies! A lot has been going on with the crew at AmmoSquared and I wanted to run through some of the highlights before another couple of months go by and we find ourselves in January. This update is has been brought to you by the letter "G"...  Gun Shows We attended [...]

Q3 Gun Giveaway Announcement – Ruger PC Carbine

By |2018-10-11T08:40:14-06:00October 8th, 2018|Categories: Gun Giveaway|Tags: , |

Yesterday we did a quick post to social media to announce the winner of our Q3 Gun Giveaway. That was just to get the news out quickly since we know everyone was anxiously waiting for news. Here is that post... But now we want to spend some time to do it the RIGHT [...]

GAAT Update – 1st Day Out

By |2018-08-19T19:21:14-06:00August 19th, 2018|Categories: Ammunition Testing|Tags: , , , , |

Today was the first day out testing handgun accuracy. It was definitely a learning experience:   First of all: the Ransom Rest ROCKS! Second: Wind SUCKS when testing ammo. Lastly: We learned some stuff and as a result, we're changing our procedure (more about that below).  Let me explain a little more in detail below... [...]

Gun + Ammo Accuracy Testing Project (“GAAT”)

By |2018-08-16T12:01:46-06:00August 8th, 2018|Categories: Ammunition Testing|Tags: , , , |

We are just about ready to officially start the AmmoSquared Guns + Ammo Accuracy Testing Project (the "GAAT" Project for short... came up with that one ourselves!) Anyway, hopefully you watched our YouTube video. But in case you haven't yet: The goal of the "GAAT Project" is to see what ammo runs best and is [...]

Ransom Rest Ammo Accuracy Project

By |2018-07-31T18:19:50-06:00July 31st, 2018|Categories: Ammo University, Data|Tags: , , , , |

Have you ever purchased a new handgun and wondered what the most accurate brand of ammo is for it? Or at the very least: what bullet weight your gun prefers? I have. To answer those questions, we have embarked on a very ambitious project to test every brand and bullet weight from all of [...]

Q3 Gun Giveaway – Ruger PC Carbine

By |2018-07-19T14:55:33-06:00July 16th, 2018|Categories: Gun Giveaway|Tags: , |

Hey everyone! This quarter we have something pretty stinkin' cool in store for our gun giveaway!  In Q1 we gave away a pistol: S&W M&P Shield 2.0 in 9mm; in Q2 we gave away a shotgun: Mossberg 590 Shockwave. Now when Q3 comes to a close we're going to be handing out a rifle: the [...]

Q2 Gun Giveaway Announcement

By |2018-07-08T16:52:47-06:00July 8th, 2018|Categories: Gun Giveaway|Tags: , , |

We are super excited to announce the winner of our Q2 Gun Giveaway! We decided not to film the number generator selection process like we did last time. That was a little like watching paint dry, so you will have to just make due with our super exciting announcement video (Notice the two camera [...]