We’re Not MidwayUSA or Walmart


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 [...]

We’re Not MidwayUSA or Walmart2019-03-29T10:46:39-06:00

Self-Defense Handguns: A Good Excuse to be Practical


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 [...]

Self-Defense Handguns: A Good Excuse to be Practical2018-12-28T20:57:05-06:00

Long Range Shooting 101


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 [...]

Long Range Shooting 1012018-12-28T20:58:31-06:00

Lead Free And Loving It!


While there’s nothing wrong with showing some caution regarding lead, in recent years caution seems to have crossed over into paranoia and sometimes borders on hysteria. California, a place that specializes in hysteria, recently banned the use of bullets containing lead for all types of hunting. This measure was meant to safeguard predators from [...]

Lead Free And Loving It!2018-07-02T22:35:49-06:00

Variety: The spice of life (and ammunition)!


You're going to see some new ammo brands in the future... “Accept what life offers you and try to drink from every cup. All wines should be tasted; some should only be sipped, but with others, drink the whole bottle.”  - Paulo Coelho, Brida A couple months back we had a customer write on our “Keep AMMO² [...]

Variety: The spice of life (and ammunition)!2018-06-17T22:44:18-06:00

Truck Gun


What’s a truck gun?  Well a truck gun, sometimes known as a trunk gun, is a firearm that’s kept in a vehicle for threats a little bigger than your everyday concealed carry firearm can handle. It doesn’t replace your CCW, but allows you to supplement it. The trunk or truck gun is [...]

Truck Gun2018-02-20T18:41:37-06:00

Is 380 ACP the new 38 Special?


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. [...]

Is 380 ACP the new 38 Special?2017-12-21T09:00:10-06:00

Why I Started AmmoSquared


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 [...]

Why I Started AmmoSquared2018-01-12T14:28:27-06:00

450 Bushmaster: Extraordinary Large Bore Cartridge


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 [...]

450 Bushmaster: Extraordinary Large Bore Cartridge2017-12-05T21:51:12-06:00

The California Question


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 [...]

The California Question2017-11-30T12:46:03-06:00