Gun Bullet Making

A worker at Stone Hart Manufacturing Co. in Miami (where these photos were taken) pours bullet casing into an ammunition loader for .45 caliber cartridges.

An ammunition loader is filled with .40 caliber projectiles.

Assembly Line
A machine turns out .45 caliber cartridges.

Up to Spec
A .40 caliber cartridge is measured for quality control.

Elsie Garcia weighs a box of 5.56-mm bullets before packaging them for shipping.

The rounds will be shipped to dealers across the country.

A magazine loaded with 5.56-mm cartridges lies on newly manufactured rounds.