Hunting ammo: New products, tests, experience reports
rottweil-ammunitionRottweil's Game Edition new 20-ga and 12-ga cartridges, taylor-made loads
Rottweil expands its Game Edition range with four new loads in 20/70 and one new load in 12/70. Each cartridge features muzzle velocities and shot loadingstailored for a certain species of game to “guarantee the best possible success” in hunting. They include duck, pigeon, pheasant and woodcock, respectively.
geco-ammunitionGECO Action Extreme: testing the new pistol cartridge
At the IWA in March 2019, GECO introduced a new all purpose cartridge for handguns: the GECO Action Extreme, designed for shooting , self-defense and hunting. Thanks to its excellent expansion behavior, the new ammunition should produce an unmatched stopping effect. We tested the new GECO bullet in 9 mm Luger on the firing range and we fired test shots into clear ballistics gelatin blocks. Watch …
baschieri-pellagriBaschieri & Pellagri 16 ga: new and classic hunting cartridges
Baschieri & Pellagri never forgot the 16 gauge, firmly believing in its comeback among hunters. The range of dedicated cartridges is therefore the most varied and complete on the market, including classic, short range, slug and semi-magnum loads dedicated to any type of wild game and hunting styles. Let's take a look at the available cartridges.
normaNorma Bondstrike Extreme: the latest hunting ammunition with the world's best BC value for long ranges
The long-established ammunition brand Norma from the far north started the year 2019 with an extensive update of its advertising presence featuring a new logo design. To this end, the Swedes presented a further development of their product catalog. The most exciting product among them is probably the new Bondstrike Extreme bullet, which offers world-class outstanding performance values, especially …
rws-ammunitionRWS Short Rifle: special ammo for short-barreled rifles
"Full performance from short barrels": with this claim the ammo manufacturer RWS advertises its brand new cartridge. But does the Short Rifle ammunition keep what it promises on paper? And what advantages does it offer? We took a closer look at the rifle cartridges in our exclusive video and introduced their features. Currently 5 calibers with different bullet options are available – classic and …
IWA 2019 / New from Baschieri & Pellagri: the Italian ammunition company extends its Big Game line, presenting three new buckshot loads to the European public. Dedicated to ungulate hunting and loaded with large pellets ranging in diameter from 8.6 mm to 9.1 mm, they feature high velocity and great penetration power.
IWA 2019 / New from RWS: due to the high demand for Short Rifle ammunition, the series will be upgraded with 6 new loads. The Speed Tip Professional bullet is now also available in 3 other calibers and the Target Elite Plus cartridges are offered in new calibers and loads. Find out here what’s right for you!
IWA 2019 / New from Norma: the Bondstrike extreme rifle cartridge, .17 HMR V-MAX and .22 WMR JHP rimfire cartridges as well as a sharper brand image with a new logo design. The Swedish premium manufacturer Norma updates its advertising presence and shows an innovative and sophisticated product range. The most exciting product is likely to be the new Bondstrike Extreme bullet, which has a ballistic …
SHOT Show 2019 / New from Winchester: .350 Legend. The new nostalgic-looking, straight-wall – i.e. non-bottlenecked – cartridge should be a viable alternative for hunters in some US states where modern bottleneck cartridges are not allowed. But did we really need it? Time will tell.
The Swedish company Norma Precision, which has been producing small arms ammunition in the Amotfors factory for over a century, today is on the market with the new Strike line in the versions ECO and TIP.
Swarovski Optik and The Monocular invited enthusiastic hunters and from all around the world to try the latest products and provide their initial feedback on a trip to Croatia from April 7 to 8. RWS attended as the ammunition partner, providing the Speed Tip Professional bullets to test the gear.
IWA 2018 / New from Rottweil: Game Edition Pheasant and Game Edition Goose. Presented for the first time at the last edition of the German fair, the Rottweil line of shotshell cartridges adds two versions specifically dedicated to pheasant and goose hunting.
IWA Show 2018 / New from RWS: an overview of the new products from the ammunition manufacturer. At the trade fair RWS presented new, practical packages for rifle cartridges, an expansion of the 10.3x68 Mag. caliber line and the RWS Speed Tip Professional bullet along with special cartridges for short barrels in .308 Win. caliber.
RWS invited bloggers, influencers and networkers from the hunting sector before the official start of IWA 2018. The special guests could take a closer look at the novelties of well-known brands and even test them at the event. We have been at the event and will show you what we discovered.
Is the EU trying to grab weapons from the hand of law-abiding citizens again? The restriction proposed by Brussels would be a hidden tax on shooters at best, and a de facto ban on hunting and shooting at worst. No reason to panic - but let's watch the situation closely! And let's always be one step ahead ...
End of August 2017 we published RWS ProHunters’ product review of the RWS HIT bullet. Janek from RWS ProHunter tested the lead-free RWS Evo Green hunting bullet on the field hunting buck. Here’s the second part of the #leadfreebuck series.
#leadfreebuck: Opinions differ widely when it comes to hunting with lead-free ammunition. That’s why RWS ProHunters Maximilian and Janek decided to go buck hunting with the lead-free bullets RWS HIT and RWS Evolution Green to see what it’s all about. You can read the first part of the product test here.
The Winchester Repeating Arms Company hasn't just been producing classic rifles for almost 200 years. It's also responsible for some of the world's most iconic ammunition, introduced some 65 years ago.
Following a series of extremely clear and exact steps at Baschieri & Pellagri, Gianluca Garolini presents the new range of powders suitable for both long and small rifled guns that we were lucky enough to test on the firing range.
An avid travel hunter, Warren Broad recommends New Zealand’s South Island for the high-altitude species of tahr and chamois. Preparation and physical fitness are vital to ascend 4,000ft+ into the Alps for a hunting experience that’ll challenge you mentally and physically like nothing else.
Jean Marc Coyault from the Ain Region, France, hunts deer and wild boar and eland in Sweden. He has hunted for years in Cameroon and South Africa and shares with all4hunters why the beauty and diversity of landscapes draw him back to Namibia to hunt with Ozondjahe Safaris. In these fascinating places you can hunt impala, blue and black wildebeest, oryx, baboon, zebra, duiker, cape eland, …
Latvia has large areas of forest and water, offering the hunter an abundance of hunting choices and species, from beaver to moose and capercaillie to pheasant. Autumn and winter are the best times to visit, temperatures can dip beyond -20, so you’ll need your best (thermal) hunting gear!
The Titanium series by the Polish manufacturer Delta Optical now includes 13 models. Among them, the new Titanium 4-24x50 HD with 4A-S reticle for hunting and 4A-SB reticle for long-range shooters, a real all-rounder suited to almost every hunting application. We’ve taken a look at this riflescope, which is available from 990 euro. In addition to interesting information, here on all4hunters.com we …
The latest addition to the Z8i riflescope family is designed to ensure excellent performance over long distances and versatility. Weighing just 23.5 oz / 665 g, it's also suited for mountain hunting and enables maximum detail recognition at all levels of magnification.
Terzilio Belladonna was a gunsmith from Perugia, Italy, to whom we can trace back a side-by-side shotgun with a strong personality and the long recoil semi-auto shotgun that we are dealing with in these lines. We found one in the Fratelli Poli's shop windows, in Gardone Val Trompia.
From 26-28 July, Hatfield House, Hertfordshire (UK), will host Europe’s largest countryside festival: hunting, fishing, shooting, falconry, gamekeeping, horses, dogs, gardens and much more, with events and exhibitions covering all three days.