Combat Handguns January/February 2020
.41 Magnum: Was the Forgotten Caliber a Misfit or a Major Hit?
Though forgotten by many, yet still boasting plenty of power, the .41 Magnum, with the right revolver and handload, remains a solid choice for sportsmen.
Federal Syntech Bulk Buckets Give You a Whopping 250-500 Rounds
Offering various loads in 9mm, 40 and 45 ACP, Federal Syntech Bulk Buckets deliver plenty of ammo for a match or training day on the range.
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Combat Handguns November/December 2019
44 Special: Why the Classic Cartridge Ain’t Dead Yet
Since the days of Elmer Keith and Charlie Askins, the 44 Special has shined as a download to its magnum counterpart or standalone for self-defense.
Could Federal’s Shorty Shotshell Usher in a New Defensive Shotgun?
With SAAMI's standardization, Federal's Shorty Shotshell is available to the industry, and it might just spark new development in shotgun design.
Personal Defense World No. 222
Choosing the Right 12 Gauge Buckshot for Your Home-Defense Shotgun
In terms of performance, few defensive loads pack the power of 12 gauge buckshot, so we tested four popular commercial offerings on the range.
Federal Shorty Shotshells Bring 12-Gauge Power to Small Package
Promising similar patterns, energy and accuracy as full-size loads, Federal Shorty Shotshells pack lots of firepower into a compact platform.
Combat Handguns September/October 2019
Cut Costs, Recoil by Loading Your Own .45 ACP Ammo
Take a break from the big, bruising full-house loads and create affordable, lighter-recoiling .45 ACP ammo for your training or recreational shooting.
Combat Handguns May/June 2019
How to Handload Your Own 38 Super Ammo for Solid Accuracy
Handloading 38 Super ammo isn't hard, and it provides an accurate pistol with more power than the 9mm and less bite than the .45 ACP.
Federal Releases Hydra-Shok Component Bullets for Handloaders
After 30 years of only being available in loaded rounds, Hydra-Shok component bullets are now available to handloaders in popular self-defense calibers.