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22LR vs 22WMR vs 223 Remington

22WMR and 17HMR vs 223 Remington

This was an inevitable comparison after doing my 17HMR vs 22WMR article. The sister magnum rimfires are around $0.40/round, while basic 223 ammo is about the same cost and it can be reloaded for quite a bit less. Even if you buy nicer hunting ammo off the shelf, hunting 223 is usually no more than […]

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22LR and 22WMR and 17HMR

22 WMR vs 17 HMR

22 Winchester Magnum, or “22 Mag” for short, was the big dog rimfire for decades. Typically running a 30-50 grain bullet at 2200 fps, 1880, or 1530, respectively, it was a big jump over the typical 22 round of a 40 grain bullet at 1200 fps. But now that 17 HMR has been on the […]

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How to Test for Corrosive Ammo

Here’s a quick step by step to test if ammo is corrosive, and test your cleaning system against it. Preparation A nail bed is a series of nails in a piece of wood that you’ll use as your sacrificial metal to check for corrosion. Clean off steel (non galvanized, non aluminum) nails that have enough […]

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Are Guns Legal in Canada and Other Gun Questions Answered

I wanted to do an FAQ on common gun questions for Canadians or for Americans who are curious about what it’s like in Canada. This is a quick guide that summarizes issues but does not go into detail and context. As such this article is not legal advice. Non Restricted, Restricted, and Prohibited Firearms Classes […]

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3-Gun in Canada

I couldn’t find a lot of starter info on gearing up for 3-gun competition as practiced here in Canada, so I thought I’d put together a ton of info specific to Canada as I found it. Don’t care about shotguns and pistols? Check out my article on Canadian Service Conditions Competition. Disclaimer: I’m just an […]

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3 Gun Training for Beginners

Note, this is just what I’ve found has worked for me. I’m not an expert, but I have a few friends starting in 3 gun and I wanted to share some training resources and findings. I’ve covered most of the equipment for Canadians in my other Canadian-specific 3 gun article, so this one is going […]

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300 Blackout vs 223

The 300 Blackout, sometimes called the 300 AAC Blackout and somewhat similar to the 300 Whisper®, is what happens when you want an easy 30 caliber conversion for your AR-15. Delivering similar ballistic performance to the 7.62×39, but using a slightly lighter bullet, the 300 Blackout alleviates some hunter’s concerns around bullet mass on game AND […]

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Maximum Shotgun Shell Capacity in Canada

I couldn’t find a really comprehensive guide to maximum shotgun capacities for Canada, so I thought I’d write one. And although I’ve collected some thoughts in an article, this article is just my thoughts. Do your own reading and make your own opinion on what you can or can’t do. You’re responsible for following our […]

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