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.

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 interesting 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 created specifically 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…

204 Ruger

204 ruger

The 204 Ruger cartridge is a centerfire rifle cartridge that was introduced in 2004. The 204 Ruger was developed by Ruger, hence its name, and Hornady. In 2004 it was the second-highest velocity ammo for bullets that were .204 inches.…

45-70 Government

45-70 Headstamp

The .45-70 Government round, most commonly referred to as just 45-70, was created in 1873 by the United States Government. This round is pretty unique because most ammunition was created to meet a demand for a specific firearm or a…

.35 Remington

.35 Remington Cartridges

The year was 1906 and .35 Remington was just introduced and no one could possibly see that 115 years later this cartridge would still be in active production. However, the popularity continues to fall in lieu of other more modern…

5.56 vs 223

223 vs 5.56

If you are looking to make your first AR-15 purchase and want to buy one chambered in the popular 5.56 or .223 Remington caliber, look at the differences before making your purchase decision in this 5.56 vs. 223 comparison. We…

5.56 vs 300 Blackout

5.56 vs 300 Blackout

Not too long ago, we looked at the difference between .22LR vs. 5.56 (.223) and figured we would continue that journey. Next up, we are taking a look at 5.56 (.223) vs. 300 blackout. We will analyze a few things…

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