Learning the Different Types of Ammunition

If you’re a beginner with firearms, it’s extremely important to educate yourself on the different types of ammunition out there. Understanding the workings of a firearm, the ammunition, and cleaning will give you an edge, especially with practicing safety.

different types of firearm ammunition

Here are some of the different types of ammunition you should be aware of:

.22LR – this is a very popular type of ammunition. It’s one of the best all-around survival. It is made by almost every ammunition manufacturer and are available for both .22 caliber pistols and rifles. This type of ammunition is great for practicing shooting and learning.

9mm – This is one of the most common pistol rounds in the world. This is a great ammunition type for shooting at a range, as well as self-defense. The 9mm Luger is a very common and popular small, compact pistols intended for carry and self-defense. Its great performance is designed well for beginners and learners.

.308 – This is a great type of ammo used for hunting and survival. The 308 Winchester is a short-action, big-game hunting cartridge that is one of the most popular worldwide. It is very commonly used with hunting, target practice, police sharpshooting, military sniping, etc.

.223 – This is a rifle cartridge used in varmint hunting, as well as self-defense. They are very accurate, which makes them perfect for target practice if you’re a beginner.

12 Gauge – This is the most common shotgun round used for 12-gauge shotguns in hunting on the ground and in the air. It’s a widely available type of ammunition with the purpose of using them for hunting and clay pigeon shooting.

Clark Craft Gunsmithing

Here at Clark Craft Gunsmithing, we have the experience and expertise in repairing and cleaning guns. We can give your gun a thorough cleaning, so that you don’t have to go through the trouble of doing so. Although, it is very important as a gun owner to know how to clean and maintain your gun in the case of an emergency.

Contact Clark Craft Gunsmithing at 417-234-7093 today to find out about our services!