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Compensated .45 vs. Compensated .38

by Brad Miller, Ph.D. 0

The .45 ACP is much-maligned when it comes to talk about putting a compensator on one. “It doesn’t produce enough… more »


Recoil Reduction: Ports vs. Compensator

by Brad Miller, Ph.D. 0

Reducing recoil is always welcome. Shooting is fun, but recoil’s whack can be unpleasant. Many of us would be happy… more »


Ultimate .300 Blackout Ammo Test

by Dusty Gibson 0

The .300 AAC Blackout is likely the most versatile cartridge for the AR-15 platform. In fact, almost every ammo manufacturer loading this… more »


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. 6

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 »

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