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Ammo Review: The New .28 Nosler

by Layne Simpson 0

Shooting the new-for-2015 .28 Nosler took me back to a hunt for black bear on Vancouver Island in May of… more »


How Recoil Spring Rate Affects Timing

by Brad Miller, Ph.D. 2

Recoil spring rate must be balanced with the ammunition in order to keep the gun running reliably and to prevent… more »


Power Factor & Recoil: Bullet Weight & Compensators

by Brad Miller, Ph.D. 2

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


Cartridge Debate: .375 Ruger vs. .375 H&H Magnum

by Layne Simpson 4

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


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

by Lane Pearce 4

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


A “Fast” Look at Hodgdon CFE Pistol Powder

by Brad Miller, Ph.D. 6

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


How to Measure Relative Handgun Recoil

by Brad Miller, Ph.D. 3

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


Pistol Powerhouse: The 9×23 Winchester

by Brad Miller, Ph.D. 25

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


Compensators: Pressure or Gas?

by Brad Miller, Ph.D. 7

We often hear arguments that high pressure is required to make a pistol compensator work properly. Some people claim that… more »


The 9mm Automatic: A Better 9mm Cartridge

by Brad Miller, Ph.D. 117

The 9mm Luger cartridge is flawed. It has been flawed since its development around 1902 by Georg Luger for his… more »

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