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Stag Arms 9mm Carbine Review

by Joseph von Benedikt

Where home defense is concerned, AR-type carbines chambered in pistol calibers have several advantages over ARs chambered in .223/5.56 or… more »


Shooting Times 2014 Holiday Wish List

by Shooting Times Online Editors

The holidays are one of the most stressful times of the year. On top of everything else, tracking down the… more »


Power Factor & Recoil: Bullet Weight & Compensators

by Brad Miller, Ph.D.

Previous tests show that light bullets have more recoil and muzzle rise than heavy bullets when driven at the same… more »


Dan Wesson Model 715 Review

by Joel Hutchcroft

The classy Dan Wesson Model 715 double-action revolver is back in production. For revolver lovers, that’s big—and welcome—news. I can’t… more »


.375 Ruger vs. .375 H&H Magnum

by Layne Simpson

The .375 H&H Magnum has long been extremely popular among guides in Alaska, but on my last two hunts there—one… more »


VIDEO: Ruger LC9s

by Dusty Gibson

Introduced in July, 2014 as a companion to the double-action only (DAO) LC9, the Ruger LC9s combines the look and… more »


10 Best Revolvers of All Time

by Joseph von Benedikt

For the most part, revolvers — even the best revolvers ever designed — are no longer the handgun flavor of… more »


Traditions Vortek StrikerFire LDR Muzzleloader Review

by Joseph von Benedikt

Decades ago, at a time when I was building presentation-grade muzzleloaders and competing with them across the Rocky Mountain states,… more »


Winchester Win1911 Wooden Collector's Box

by Shooting Times Online Editors

Winchester Ammunition is offering some extra grain — woodgrain, that is — with their 230-grain .45 Auto ammo. The company has announced it will release a special… more »


Power Factor, Recoil & Bullet Weight

by Brad Miller, Ph.D.

Many organized shooting sports require ammunition to achieve a minimum power level to qualify and be scored in a specific… more »


Ruger's Gunsite Scout Rifle Now in .223/5.56

by Shooting Times Online Editors

Back in 2011, Ruger unveiled its Gunsite Scout Rifle (GSR) in honor of the Arizona training facility founded by Jeff… more »


SIG 1911 Traditional Match Elite Review

by Joel Hutchcroft

I put an order in three years ago to get this SIG SAUER 1911 Traditional Match Elite in .40 S&W,… more »


Does Steel Shot Pattern Tighter than Lead?

by Drew Warden

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


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 »


The 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 »


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 »