Lead Free And Loving It!

By | 2018-07-02T22:35:49+00:00 June 25th, 2018|Commentary|

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 [...]

Variety: The spice of life (and ammunition)!

By | 2018-06-17T22:44:18+00:00 June 17th, 2018|Commentary, Update|

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 [...]

Is 380 ACP the new 38 Special?

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

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+00:00 December 10th, 2017|Commentary|

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+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Ammo University, Commentary, Useful Stuff|

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+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Commentary, Update, Useful Stuff|

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 [...]

New Feature: Weekly Square Deals

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

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 AMMO²…? A Subscription box or… ?

By | 2017-06-13T19:42:06+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Commentary|

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. [...]

It’s Our Birthday! (Well sort of..)

By | 2016-10-27T19:16:05+00:00 October 27th, 2016|Commentary, New Calibers, Update|

We’ve turned one year old, learned to walk, and now we’re beginning to sprint!   With all the excitement around the upcoming election, Kim Kardashian getting robbed, and creepy clowns roaming the streets, we plum forgot to celebrate our birthday! We turned one last month and wanted to do something special besides have cake and ice cream (though we [...]