Hot New Ammo for 2015

New firearms get a lot of the glory when it comes to media attention at the SHOT Show, but without great ammo to feed them, they're nothing more than glorified safe queens. Although 2015 has been another great year for new firearms, it's also been excellent in terms of the new ammo introduced.


Whether it's a new self-defense round, turkey load or dedicated hunting cartridge, ammunition manufacturers are incorporating new technology to make ammo more effective.


Below we've rounded up some of the hottest new ammo for 2015.


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A Magnum Only by Heritage

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The .338 Winchester Magnum

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The .32 H&R Magnum

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The littlest Magnum is a dandy field cartridge with excellent long-range capabilities.

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