Ammo

We take a look at various different Ammo’s from 5.56 to .300 Blackout in our series of ammo comparison articles you’ll find non-objective facts on ammo calibers and even where to find ammo in stock.

5.7x28mm

5.7x28mm

Some of the coolest guns on the market are chambered in “odd-ball” calibers. But are those calibers really all that oddball, or are many of us stuck in our ways? The 5.7x28mm ammo has been around since 1990 and has…

.25-06 Remington

25 60 remington

Wildcat cartridges are almost always started by hunters and the .25-06 Remington is no different. The parent cartridge is a .30-06 Springfield and the 25-06 was necked down to a .257 caliber bullet. History The .25-06 had been around since…

220 Swift

220 Swift

We have covered a lot of ammo on our blog in an effort to help people learn about different calibers and cartridges. When I took a deep dive into learning about 220 Swift I was really surprised at the fact…

.50 Beowulf

.50 Beowulf

The 50 Beowulf has always been a cartridge that has caught my eye mostly because it starts with the magic number “50”. While they both have 50 in their name there aren’t many similarities. History of the .50 Beowulf The…

450 Bushmaster

450 Bushmaster

One of the wild calibers that are now chambered for the AR-15 platform is the 450 Bushmaster round. This hoss of a round provides a real, shock and awe factor when someone first sees this massive bullet. History of the…

22-250 Remington

.22-250 Remington

When it comes to high-velocity small arms rounds the 22-250 Remington comes to mind almost immediately. With its extremely high velocities, it is an extremely popular round for varmint and small game hunting. History of the 22-250 Remington The 22-250…

4.6x30mm

4.6x30

The 4.6x30mm round is not one that you will likely walk into your local gun store and buy off the shelf, nor would you likely need to. This round was specifically developed by H&K and has very limited use worldwide.…

7mm Rem Mag

7mm Rem Mag

7mm Remington Magnum, also shortened and more commonly known as 7mm Rem Mag, was first introduced in 1962 and has been in production ever since. History of the 7mm Remington Magnum The 7mm Rem Mag was first released in 1962…

7.62x54R

762x54r

The 7.62x54mmR cartridge has the sole distinction of holding the title of the longest-serving military cartridge in existence. The 7.62x54mmR was first introduced in 1891 by the Russian Empire. That pre-Russian Federation and even pre-USSR. The 7.62x54mmR is more commonly referred…

6.5 Creedmoor vs .308

6.5 Creedmoor vs .308 Winchester

If you are in the market for a new AR-10 or bolt action rifle you’ve likely come across two common calibers: 6.5 Creedmoor and 308. But what’s the difference between 6.5 Creedmoor vs 308? Let us dive in. These two…

.40 Caliber

40 Caliber

The .40 S&W is a caliber that has seemed to lose its steam in the last few years due to the majority of Law Enforcement and 3-letter Federal agencies switching back over to 9mm caliber pistols. But .40 S&W is…

350 Legend

350 Legend

The .350 Legend is an exciting cartridge for a number of reasons and I’ll cover all those shortly so keep reading to learn all you need to know about the .350 Legend round. Overview of 350 Legend The 350 Legend…

300 RCM

300 RCM

Is it 300 RCM or 300 RUM or 300 RUN? This article covers .300 Ruger Compact Magnum which is the long version of the more popular name for the cartridge, 300 RCM. This is another ammo cartridge designed and produced by…

.30 Carbine

30 Carbine

An ammo blast from the past would definitely be the .30 Carbine. This round is one that’s popularly and use has really fallen since its inception but is still being manufactured and used in a number of firearms. The first…

224 Valkyrie

224 Valkyrie

Recently we took a look at 416 Ruger which was released in 2008 but the 224 Valkyrie cartridge is an even newer round than the 416 Ruger. This round is growing in popularity, especially in AR-15 rifles, also known as…

222 Remington

222 Remington

The 222 Remington was created in 1950 by Remington and was the first commercial rimless .22 cartridge made in the United States. Since we are big on American-made here at Lynx Defense the 222 Remington is a special round to…

416 Ruger

416 Ruger Ammo

The 416 Ruger cartridge is one of the newest ammo rounds we have covered recently. Developed in 2008 as a joint venture between Ruger and Hornady it is a relatively unknown round but the 416 isn’t a new concept. Overview…

300 Rem Ultra Mag

300 rem ultra mag

300 Rem Ultra Mag is Jack Sparrow’s caliber of choice because it is abbreviated 300 RUM. The 300 Remington Ultra Mag might win the award for the round with the most names: 300 Ultra Mag, 300 RUM, 300 Remington Ultra…

458 SOCOM

458 SOCOM

The 458 SOCOM has gained popularity in recent years and is a large round that was built to be shot from a modified AR-15 upper but a standard AR-15 lower. The 458 SOCOM is a chunky round and the first…

.460 S&W Magnum

.460 S&W Magnum

The .460 S&W round was explicitly created for the Smith & Wesson Model 460 revolver. The .460 S&W round’s primary role is being a powerful long-range hunting cartridge for handguns, especially the S&W Model 460. .460 S&W Overview The .460…