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Fact or Fiction: Steel vs. Lead Shot

by Drew Warden

Waterfowl hunters generally use a slightly wider choke to achieve similar pattern performance as lead shot. Is this truly sound… more »


Fact or Fiction: Small vs. Large Pistol Primers in .45 ACP

by Lane Pearce

I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but several of the major ammunition companies are loading some of their .45 ACP… more »

John Carey's Buck 2012

Get Well Soon John Carey

by Shooting Times Online Editors

The firearm industry has a long-standing tradition of supporting our most valuable resource—the people who make it all happen. A… more »


10 Best Shotguns Under $500

by Brad Fitzpatrick

Fine shotguns can cost a small fortune, but they don’t have to. The price range for new shotguns varies dramatically…. more »


A “Fast” Look at Hodgdon CFE Pistol Powder

by Brad Miller, Ph.D.

Hodgdon recently introduced a new gunpowder to pistol shooters known as CFE Pistol. This is a spherical powder that has… more »


How to Prevent Shotgun Choke Malfunctions

by Reid Coffield

Just as rifle and handgun shooters often tune their firearms to achieve the best possible performance, shotgun users also can… more »


The Best Rimfire Optics at Every Price Point

by Keith Wood

Current ammo supplies (or lack thereof) aside, rimfire rifles are among America’s most used firearms. Rimfires are kings of versatility… more »

Billed as the “ultimate .22 RF self-loader” by Ruger in 1964 advertisements, the 10/22 is arguably the king of the hill today.

Ruger 10/22: Then & Now

by Bart Skelton

The year 1964 brought us the Ford Mustang, Buffalo wings, the Moog synthesizer, and liquid crystal display (LCD) as well… more »


How to Measure Relative Handgun Recoil

by Brad Miller, Ph.D.

Can a Ransom Rest be used to measure recoil? Analysis of 3,500 rounds of .38 Special, 9mm Luger, .38 Super,… more »


Ruger’s 50th Anniversary Model 10/22

by Joel Hutchcroft

To commemorate 50 years of production of the 10/22, Sturm, Ruger & Co. conducted a contest. People were invited to… more »

This Merwin & Hulbert double-action revolver is more than 125 years, old, but our shooting editor things it's the finest one ever built.

The Best Double-Action Revolver You’ve Never Seen

by Frank W. James

The inscription reads “Andrew C. Berry from Frank E. Davis.” I have no idea who those gentlemen were, but Mr…. more »


Old World Style: Steyr SM12 Review

by Joseph von Benedikt

Europeans have long held a different notion than Americans of what a big-game rifle should be. Or perhaps it’s the… more »


Walther PPQ M2 Review

by Jake Edmondson

Last year Walther announced an upgrade to its striker-fired, polymer-framed PPQ pistol. Called the PPQ M2, the new gun featured… more »


Pistol Powerhouse: The 9×23 Winchester

by Brad Miller, Ph.D.

The 9×23 Winchester cartridge is a powerhouse round that few have heard of. Too bad. It delivers .357 Magnum performance… more »


First Look: Dan Wesson 715 Revolver

by Shooting Times Online Editors

Dan Wesson announced they are resuming production of their popular line of revolvers in 2014. The “new” Dan Wesson 715 is chambered… more »


6 Reasons Why AR Guys Need a Bolt-Action

by Joseph von Benedikt

Every AR-15 owner also needs a bolt-action rifle. Why? Because in many ways bolt guns are just better than ARs. Now,… more »


Ruger Red Label Review

by Layne Simpson

The decision by Ruger officials in 2011 to discontinue production of the company’s Red Label over-under was bad news for… more »


12 Father’s Day Gifts for Dads Who Love Guns

by Shooting Times Online Editors

Plinking and hunting with our dads are the most valuable pastimes in America. Fathers have the awesome responsibility of passing down firearm traditions to… more »


First Look: Stevens Model 555 Over/Under Shotgun

by Shooting Times Online Editors

Stevens/Savage Arms recently introduced a new line of over/under shotguns that won’t break the bank. Debuting at the 2014 NRA… more »


First Look: LaserLyte Glock 42 TGL Laser

by Shooting Times Online Editors

The .380 ACP Glock 42 was introduced in early 2014, and accessories are now being engineered to fit the polymer… more »