Right now, there is no shortage of information, both good and bad, on the Internet, at the gun shops, and on the ranges regarding the ‘Best’ bullets to use with your AR-15 carbine. Due to nationwide shortages from the “panic,” you may be stuck with whatever is left over for the next few months. Regardless, here are few things to think about before you buy your next batch of ammunition.
Almost all bullet manufacturers have a very “high end” bullet that will cost you a fortune. However, depending on your barrel’s ‘Twist rate’ (number of turns the bullet makes over a given length), that high end bullet may not give you the performance you thought you were paying for. There are many factors to consider when choosing which ammunition to fire through your rifle. Each rifle has a fixed barrel length and “twist rate” measuring how many times the projectile … Read more »Continue