Gun Fact- “Shrapnel”

  The term “shrapnel” has been lent to fragmentation from artillery shells, grenades and bullets since the invention of the “spherical case”  hollow cannon ball. It  was filled with lead shot that burst in mid-air. The inventors name was Major...
The M1 Garand

The M1 Garand

The M1 Garand is chambered in .30-06 Springfield rifle cartridge. It has been called “the greatest battle implement ever devised” by General George S. Patton. The Garand officially became the standard service rifle of the United States Armed Forces in...
6.8 SPC cartridge

6.8 SPC cartridge

The 6.8 mm Remington SPC  is a rifle cartridge that was developed by Remington Arms with collaboration from individual members of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit and the United States Special Operations Command.  It is based upon a shortened and necked down  .30...
.40 caliber cartridge

.40 caliber cartridge

The .40 S&W was specifically developed to duplicate performance of the FBI’s reduced-velocity 10mm cartridge and fit into medium-frame (9mm size) automatic handguns. The .40 S&W cartridge has been called the “ideal cartridge for personal defense and law...

.30-06 gun fact

The .30-06 Springfield (pronounced thirty-aut-six) or just 06 (aut-six) for short, was developed by the Springfield Armory for the U.S. Military in 1906. The numerical designation was caliber first, .30 (as was normal) and year developed second -06, because there were...

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