About AmmoDan

Dan is co-owner and founder of AmmoSquared. He is an avid shooter and a student of multiple firearms courses. Dan likes to think of himself as an amateur gunsmith and recently completed a project AR10 (that actually works!). Dan gets out whenever possible to ring steel or punch holes in paper with his wife Danielle and three daughters. For the curious, his usual carry gun is a S&W M&P Shield in 45 ACP.

New Website Update and Preview

By |2021-01-24T12:11:14-07:00January 24th, 2021|Categories: Features, Update, Useful Stuff|Tags: , , |

Hey Folks, The time is nearly here! Our new custom web app has been a huge project for us and we are nearly ready to start migrating customers over to the new platform. In this post I want to run through some of the changes and include screenshots so you can get a flavor [...]

Weathering the Ammo Shortage Storm

By |2020-12-06T11:06:27-07:00December 6th, 2020|Categories: Commentary, Update|Tags: , |

We're living in unprecedented times... but we're still delivering on our MISSION. Hey Folks,I started AmmoSquared 5 years ago because I lived through two ammo shortages and I didn't want to be caught empty handed again. I knew other people had to feel the same way, and I was right. Now we are deep in [...]

Digital Ammunition Part 2

By |2019-11-16T08:22:01-07:00November 15th, 2019|Categories: Commentary, Useful Stuff|Tags: , , |

Digital Ammunition Part 2 Time to pick this crazy idea back up and put some meat on the bare bones I threw out there last week... (Note: If you missed Part 1 of this series you can read it here.) So to recap just a bit, last week I proposed this idea of "Digital Ammunition" that can [...]

Digital Ammunition Part 1

By |2019-11-16T08:23:47-07:00November 11th, 2019|Categories: Commentary|Tags: , , , |

Digital Ammunition. To most people, those words don't fit together: digital ammunition... What does that even mean? Everyone knows you can't have something physical like ammunition combined with something... well, uh digital. Right? Let's just say that used to be the case. But the world is changing. "Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look [...]

Corporations vs. Freedom

By |2019-09-27T16:31:32-06:00September 27th, 2019|Categories: Commentary|Tags: , |

If there is one philosophical ideal running through my life it can be summed up in one word: Freedom (I suspect this may be the same for you). I believe in freedom in all its different forms: personal freedom, financial freedom and the freedom to make your own way in the world. The freedom to [...]

Put a Little Training in your Life

By |2019-07-26T10:53:52-06:00July 26th, 2019|Categories: Commentary|Tags: , , , , , , |

When I was 17, I nearly shot myself in the head. This isn't a tale of teenage angst and attempted suicide - this is a tale of (very) poor gun handling skills.  You see, when I was a teen I had access to guns but not responsible adult supervision. This story isn't very long but [...]

Political Discrimination by the Banking Industry

By |2019-05-30T12:51:46-06:00May 30th, 2019|Categories: Commentary|Tags: , , , , , , |

Political discrimination in by large corporations is real - I'm a victim of it. If you run a business counter to mainstream "political correctness" you are systematically shut out of many of the tools small businesses depend on to thrive and grow:  including search engine and social media marketing, credit card processing and small business [...]

How Much Ammunition Should You Stockpile?

By |2019-05-27T13:16:35-06:00May 27th, 2019|Categories: Useful Stuff|Tags: , |

While there are rules of thumb and estimates you can use, it is up to you to take the time to determine your future needs and include a buffer for what we'll just call "uncommon events". But how much is that? In this article, I’ll throw some strategies out there and if they are helpful [...]

SKU Changes for Better Ammo Discovery

By |2019-05-21T14:51:38-06:00May 21st, 2019|Categories: Update|Tags: , , |

If you have been a subscriber for a while, you might have noticed a little change in your recent subscription confirmation or the packing slip on your most recent delivery... We have quietly been adjusting our SKUs and naming conventions to give customers' a wider variety of ammunition. First I'll give you Reader's Digest Version [...]

We’re Not MidwayUSA or Walmart

By |2019-03-29T10:46:39-06:00March 15th, 2019|Categories: Commentary|Tags: , , |

I just got off the phone with a guy that was interested in our service but didn’t quite understand it. That happens a lot. When your company does something completely different from everyone else, people often have a hard time digesting it and adapting it to their existing world models. In our case, a different [...]

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