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Review: Colt Lightweight Commander 1911

by Evan Brune

Colt’s Manufacturing Company introduced a number of new guns in 2016. The lineup features the Expanse M4, the Colt Competition… more »


How to Shoot for Accuracy

by Layne Simpson

The accuracy-testing protocol for rifles has varied considerably through the years, not only among individual shooters, but also among the various… more »


Hollowpoints: Myths & Facts

by Allan Jones

My professional relationship with hollow-point handgun bullets began when the Dallas Crime Lab started getting questions about them in 1971…. more »


Does a Rough Bore Mean Poor Accuracy?

by Brad Miller, Ph.D.

When I look down a barrel, I want to see a smooth, shiny bore. Polished lands and grooves are a… more »


Reloading the .44 Magnum

by Layne Simpson

When the .44 Magnum was introduced in 1955, Hercules 2400 and IMR 4227 soon became the most popular powders for .44… more »


Cutting & Crowning a Barrel with Hand Tools

by Brad Miller, Ph.D.

Some of us are tinkerers at heart and enjoy working on our guns. It’s interesting and educational and leaves us… more »


Review: LaserLyte AR Trainer

by Joseph von Benedikt

A laser training device? For AR-15 rifles? Such would surely satiate even Doctor Evil’s lust for drama-infused cool tools. Great… more »


On the Lincoln County Patrol

by Bart Skelton

Lincoln County, New Mexico, is one of those places that have a mystical feel. When you’re there, ghosts seem to… more »


The Shotgun that Built the Free State of Jones

by Evan Brune

The Free State of Jones is a remarkable instance of secession within secession, a rebellion for union and equality in… more »


First Look: Kimber Micro 9mm

by Shooting Times Online Editors

For 2016, Kimber America introduced the Micro 9, which joins ranks with the .380 Micro introduced in 2012, offering the same small-scale… more »


Easy Gunsmithing for the Beretta 92

by Reid Coffield

The Beretta 92 FS 9mm semiauto pistol has been with us for many years. For the most part, it has… more »


Review: Thompson/Center Contender Pistol

by Joel J Hutchcroft

The top-break single-shot Thompson/Center Contender pistol was manufactured from 1967 through 2000. It was a favorite among handgun hunters and… more »


Review: Ruger Single Seven

by Lane Pearce

Last year, Ruger produced a run of a special single-action revolver based on the Single-Six platform for one of its… more »


Black Label Magic: Browning 1911-380

by Joseph von Benedikt

Behind locked doors in a picturesque little town high in the Rocky Mountains, Browning’s wizards have been creating magic—Black Label… more »


Review: RIA .22 TCM Conversion Kits

by Brad Miller, Ph.D.

Rock Island Armory (Armscor) now has caliber conversion kits for 1911-type and Glock (Generation 1-3) pistols to shoot the ultra… more »


The Weatherby SA-08: A Slender Semiauto

by Joseph von Benedikt

Shotguns, to me, appear to be very temperamental objects. For instance, I struggle with over-under shotguns—just can’t consistently break clays… more »


Loading the .300 Whisper

by Lane Pearce

If you follow my column, you probably know I’m a retired aerospace engineer. Engineers are naturally curious, so my avid… more »


The Venerable Ruger P95

by Joel J Hutchcroft

I’m taking this opportunity to write about a classic 9mm pistol that some of you may not know was discontinued… more »


Nikon M-223 BDC Scope Review

by Joel J Hutchcroft

The Nikon M-223 scope made a big splash when it was introduced to shooters in 2013, and new this year… more »


Mossberg 930 JM Pro Series Shotgun Review

by Steve Gash

Mossberg makes a diverse line of rifles, including AR types, bolt actions and lever actions. But shotguns have really been… more »