Military Ammo vs Civilian Ammo

Comparing Ammo Types You’ve probably heard of “military-grade” ammunition before. But what’s the difference between military-grade ammo and normal ammo retailed for civilians? For starters, military ammunition almost always comes in a full metal jacket (FMJ), and...
History of the Mauser

History of the Mauser

What’s a Mauser? Mauser is a world-renowned German firearm manufacturer known for their signature bolt-action rifles and semi-automatic pistols. The company has a rich history of making weapons for civilian and military use for more than a century of business. Today,...
The History of the Bolt-Action Rifle

The History of the Bolt-Action Rifle

When Bolt-Action Began The bolt-action rifle has been around for centuries as a successor to the lever-action repeating rifle. The first-ever bolt-action rifle was a muzzle-loading needle rifle, produced in 1824 by German arms designer Johann Nicolaus von Dreyse. Von...
Upcoming Black Friday Firearms Auction

Upcoming Black Friday Firearms Auction

7Get Ready for Our Black Friday Firearms Auction! Pre-bidding is currently open for a special Black Friday Firearms, Ammo & Accessories Auction at Compass. This online-only auction will feature a selection of firearms and other products from private consignors and...