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Ammunitions Dealers Prescott AZ

Local resource for ammunitions dealers in Prescott, AZ. Includes detailed information on local businesses that give access to pistol ammunition, rifle ammunition, hunting ammunition, match ammunition, reloading ammo, handgun ammunition, and shotgun ammo, as well as advice and related content on arms and ammunition.

American Gunshop Inc
(928) 776-1873
122 Grove Avenue
Prescott, AZ
 
Prescott Valley Guns
(928) 772-7705
8620 East State Route 69
Prescott Valley, AZ
 
Montana Landscaping Co
480837109
17228 Oro Grande Drive
Fountain Hills, AZ
 
Rustys Custom Gun Repair
928473212
51598 N Signal Mt Rd
Miami, AZ
 
Smoke N Guns Fine Cigars
(928) 634-3216
322 South Main Street
Cottonwood, AZ
 
High Country Guns Knives & Pawn
(928) 445-7704
555 White Spar Road Suite A
Prescott, AZ
 
Mazy`s Custom Gunsmithing
(928) 636-1262
396 West Road 3 North
Chino Valley, AZ
 
Diamond Gun & Pawn
(870) 285-2181
1122 North Washington Avenue
Murfreesboro, AZ
 
Northwest Arms Company
320286501
13847 N Hamilton Drive #106
Fountain Hills, AZ
 
R&D Gun Shop
480983461
5480 N Apache Dr
Apache Junction, AZ
 

Best-Bet Bullets

How to choose the right bullet for your needs and your wallet.

Hard-cast bullets (left) are inexpensive, accurate but just a bit messy. Jacketed bullets (right) are much cleaner but cost more. Plated bullets (center) split the difference but have their own issues.

When it comes to shooting, bullets are an essential component. And, yes, the pun was intended. Which bullet is best? As with so many things in life, the answer starts out as "that depends…."

Let's start by outlining our options. We have jacketed, plated and cast. Swaged is a subset of cast, with some advantages but more downsides in the mix.

Jacketed bullets are made by pounding a disk of copper into a cup, inserting a lead core and bashing the two until they form a unit. They can be full-metal jackets, hollowpoints or softpoints. Usually, the former is made by having the opening in the rear, and the latter two made by having the opening in the front....

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Tracer Ammo Improves Shooting

A Glowing Review - New tracer ammo that won't torch your wallet or barrel.

Glow Ammo won't show up in broad day­light, but its effects can be seen on dimly lit indoor ranges.

Let's all be big boys and girls and admit it: Tracers are fun. Normally, we fire a shot, and the only way we know what happened is to look for the hole in paper or cardboard. Or we see the steel fall or hear it clang. But to actually see the bullet going downrange, that's cool.

However, every time the subject comes up, our dreams are crushed: Tracers are expensive; they are not made in more than a few calibers; they can be very hard on your barrel; and they set fire to things.

All those problems come from the essential element of tracers, which is a fiercely burning compound of one kind or another that is stuffed into the hollow base of a tracer bullet and ignited by the burning powder of your fired cartridge....

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Triton .40 S&W 135-Grain Ammo

The .40 S&W semiauto cartridge has been thumping around since 1990.

This may indeed be one of the strongest .40 S&W loads in the business.

The .40 S&W semiauto cartridge has been thumping around since 1990. It got its big push when Smith & Wesson and Winchester proved that they could equal midrange 10mm performance with a shorter cartridge out of a smaller gun.

The .40 S&W is not just a shortened 10mm. The 10mm case is built to magnum specifications with a much heavier web, thicker case walls and uses a large pistol primer. The .40 relies on a small pistol primer for ignition. The .40 case measures .85 inch in length and should be trimmed back to .84 for reloading. It takes RCBS shellholder No. 27 and should be loaded to a maximum length of 1.135 inches according to the Speer Reloading Manual Number 12.

To say that the .40 has gained substantial respect is an understatement. It is the most successful new semiauto cartridge of the last 50 years and joins the .45 ACP and 9mm in the top-three list of the last century....

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