Federal Premium Low Recoil Ammo

Today I’m writing a review on my experience with the Federal Premium Ammunition Low Recoil Personal Defense Ammo.

I picked up a few boxes of these rounds in both .45 and 9mm, as this is the caliber I typically carry.

Federal claims the personal defense (hollow point to prevent unnecessary bullet travel) low recoil rounds img_4910“Significantly reduces recoil.” I can’t confirm whether recoil was indeed reduced significantly. I shot regular FMJ rounds of the same caliber, out of the same gun, back to back, and didn’t notice a ‘significant’ reduction in recoil.

I did notice it was slightly less recoil, but nothing I would boast about. Then again, my sample size was relatively small, as I only shot about 10 rounds in both .45 and 9mm. Continue reading “Federal Premium Low Recoil Ammo”


2016 Blue Trail Shooting Range Review

Whats up everyone!

A few days ago my good friend and I went to the shooting range and let out a few rounds. This was my first dscn0035time at the Blue Trail Shooting Range in Wallingford (www.bluetrailrange.com) and here’s my initial impressions:

We decided to go to an outdoor range since we were going to be shooting a pretty nice rifle. We visited during the middle of the week, end of December, and found it to be a great time to check it out!

The range gets REALLY busy on weekends, but this week we found it to be very quiet (besides the firing of course) and not too busy. I’m sure the 30+ degree weather helped with the noise reduction… you know, but keeping a bunch of shooters off the range =) Continue reading “2016 Blue Trail Shooting Range Review”