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NovX 9mm P+ Ammunition

NovX 9mm +P Ammo

by Lane Pearce

NovX 9mm is simply the lightest, strongest, and fastest ammunition you can safely fire in your favorite 9mm pistol.

The various .416-bore cartridges offer an ideal balance of performance on dangerous game.

Best-In-Class .416 Dangerous-Game Cartridges

by Joseph von Benedikt

The various .416-bore cartridges offer an ideal balance of performance on dangerous game.


SIG SAUER Academy Offers SIG Experience to Benefit Active Heroes Foundation

by Shooting Times Online Editors

SIG SAUER Academy and Max Michel are offering a personalized “SIG SAUER Experience” in an online auction to benefit the Active Heroes Foundation.

Handloaders of the .303 British (left) can use lightweight bullets designed for the 7.62x39mm (right) for reduced-recoil plinking or varminting.

The .303 British

by Allan Jones

This rimmed battle round started as a blackpowder cartridge in the late 19th century and served the British Empire for nearly seven decades.


How Long Will Your Handloads Survive?

by Shooting Times Online Editors

Properly stored in a relatively cool environment, the shelf life of your handloads, primers, and propellants should be many, many years.


SIG SAUER Launches Components Line for Precision Handloaders

by Shooting Times Online Editors

SIG SAUER, Inc. is manufacturing premium pistol & rifle ammunition components for precision handloaders at its ammunition facility in Jacksonville, Ark.

The polymer-frame, striker-fired, 17-round FN 509 9mm pistol was designed to compete in the U.S. Army’s Modular Handgun System trials, and it’s now available to civilians.

Review: FN 509 9mm

by Joseph von Benedikt

The 9mm FN 509 stands among an elite group of the best-designed polymer-frame, high-capacity pistols available.

Designed for long-range shooting, the Winchester XPC chassis rifle is offered in .308 Winchester with a 20-inch barrel (shown), .243 Winchester with a 24-inch barrel, and 6.5 Creedmoor with a 24-inch barrel. It has a full-length Picatinny top rail.

Review: The Winchester XPC

by Steve Gash

The XPC is a new addition to Winchester’s XP family of bolt actions. And though some may think it’s ugly, its performance is undeniably stunning.


Now on the Newsstands: Shooting Times July 2018 Issue

by Shooting Times Online Editors

Our Shooting Times July issue will be on newsstands from July 19th.

Bushnell AR/6.5 Creedmoor 4.5-18X 40mm

Bushnell AR/6.5 Creedmoor 4.5-18X 40mm

by Steve Gash

Bushnell’s new scope is called the AR/6.5 Creedmoor, and is designed for the long-range capabilities of this excellent round.


Review: Kimber Super Jägare 10mm 1911

by Joel J Hutchcroft

Appropriately named, Kimber’s special 10mm Super Jägare Model 1911 is set specifically for hunting big game.

The bolt-action Ranch Model uses Ruger’s semiautomatic Mini Thirty detachable magazine. The carbine comes with a five-rounder, but 10- and 20-round magazines are available from Ruger.

Review: Ruger American Rifle Ranch Model in 7.62x39mm

by Layne Simpson

The Ruger American Rifle Ranch Model bolt action is now chambered in the iconic 7.62x39mm Russian.


Browning Ammunition BXD Waterfowl Adds New Shot Size

by Shooting Times Online Editors

Browning BXD Waterfowl expands its versatility for waterfowlers by adding a 12 and 20 gauge, 3-inch No. 3 shotshell.


S&W Reintroduces Model 19 Revolver to Classics & Performance Center Lines

by Shooting Times Online Editors

Smith & Wesson Corp. announced the reintroduction of its two configurations of the Model 19 revolver, chambered in .38 S&W Special +P and .357 Magnum.

Encore Pro Hunter Katahdin .45-70

Review: Encore Pro Hunter Katahdin .45-70

by Steve Gash

The break-action Thompson/Center Encore Katahdin Pro Hunter Carbine in .45-70 is a potent, portable tool that’s made for hunting dangerous game.

The rather complex Berdan priming system (left) used a simple cup containing an explosive mix that was seated in a cartridge case having a complementing pocket configuration. The bottom of the pocket was formed with a round teat in the center and two small flash holes. The Boxer primer (right) contains the explosive mix and an integral metal anvil, and the case’s primer pocket is a much simpler cylindrical cavity with a single, larger-diameter flash hole in the center.

The Difference Between Boxer and Berdan Primers

by Lane Pearce

Shooting Times editor Lane Pearce answers a reader’s question about the difference between Boxer and Berdan primers and why they were created.

Ruger LCPII .380

Review: Ruger LCP II .380

by Jake Edmondson

With the new LCP II, Ruger has improved the design, adding features that enhance performance.


Aguila .22 Long Rifle – Accuracy & Velocity

by Jake Edmondson

Edmondson tests the accuracy and velocity of four Aguila .22 LR loadings.

The 5.56mm Daniel Defense DDM4V7 LW carbine is lightweight and comfortable to handle, and our shooting report proved its reliability and accuracy were top-notch.

Review: Daniel Defense DDM4V7 LW

by Steve Gash

The new DDM4V7 LW from Daniel Defense has a bunch of tantalizing features, including a lightweight-profile, fast-twist, cold-hammer-forged, chrome-lined barrel.


Lyman Products Reloading Kits Include Essential Tools to Start Reloading

by Shooting Times Online Editors

Lyman Products is introducing three new reloading presses in 2018, including the Brass Smith Ideal Press and the Brass Smith Victory Press.