CCI Blazer Named Most Frequently Purchased Handgun Ammunition Brand by 2022

CCI’s sub-brand, Blazer, was recently named the most frequently purchased firearm ammunition brand in Southwick Associates’ 2022 “Consumer Tracking Study of Hunting and Shooting Gear Purchases and Participation.” The survey Southwick’s Annual Compilation of the comments of more than 9,000 hunters and recreational shooters.

“Once again, CCI is proud of the continued popularity of Blazer Brass centerfire pistol ammunition,” said Nick Sachse, product manager, pistol ammunition. “We continue to push to provide consumers with a quality product that works as well as consumers expect. We are also incredibly pleased to see consumers choose CCI Blazer for their target shooting needs.”

CCI is known for its shotgun shells in popular pistol calibers, along with its Blazer target ammunition and Blazer Brass which includes a new 10mm offering. CCI New Blazer Brass 10mm Auto pushes its 180-grain FMJ bullet quickly for accurate and realistic training. The charges use reliable brass housings and non-corrosive, non-mercuric CCI primers for clean, reliable ignition and consistent ballistics.

“CCI is not only a popular brand for handgun shooters, but CCI also ranked highly in the rifle ammunition and reload component categories,” continued Sachse. “When it comes to target shooting or hunting with pistol or rimfire cartridges, as well as reloader primers – CCI continues to be a top-tier choice for all types of shooting enthusiasts.”

Southwick’s detailed resources illustrate purchasing behaviors such as where consumers shop, brand preferences, and amount spent. For more information on the 2022 report, visit

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