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Using Ramshot Enforcer and 230-grain bullets, .45 ACP muzzle velocities over 1,000 FPS at safe, standard-level pressures are possible.45 ACP Fast Loads
Reloading

45 ACP Fast Loads

Using Ramshot Enforcer and 230-grain bullets, .45 ACP muzzle velocities over 1,000 FPS at

Brad Miller, Ph.D.

The new Benelli Lupo bolt-action rifle is just as unique, innovative, and performance-oriented as the company's legendary shotguns.Benelli Lupo Bolt-Action Rifle Review
Rifles

Benelli Lupo Bolt-Action Rifle Review

The new Benelli Lupo bolt-action rifle is just as unique, innovative, and performance-oriented

Joseph von Benedikt

Shooting a .22 LR rifle at 300 yards is just as challenging as shooting a .300 Win. Mag. rifle at 1,000 yards.Ruger Custom Shop 10/22 Competition Rifle at 300 Yards
Rifles

Ruger Custom Shop 10/22 Competition Rifle at 300 Yards

Shooting a .22 LR rifle at 300 yards is just as challenging as shooting a .300 Win. Mag. rifle

Layne Simpson

Firing 21 different loads in Kimber's Mountain Ascent rifle proved it is a good friend to have in high places.Kimber Mountain Ascent Rifle Review
Rifles

Kimber Mountain Ascent Rifle Review

Firing 21 different loads in Kimber's Mountain Ascent rifle proved it is a good friend to have

Steve Gash

This somewhat-odd loading had an interesting history, and much of its reputation was based on assumption.The .38 Special 200-Grain 'Police Load'
Ammo

The .38 Special 200-Grain 'Police Load'

This somewhat-odd loading had an interesting history, and much of its reputation was based on

Allan Jones

Red-dot sights may be just what the doctor ordered for lever-action fans of “a certain age.”Best Red-Dot Sights for Lever-Action Rifles
Rifles

Best Red-Dot Sights for Lever-Action Rifles

Red-dot sights may be just what the doctor ordered for lever-action fans of “a certain age.”

Payton Miller

There are plenty of good .22 rimfire rifles under $300 on the market. Here's a quick look at some of the most interesting models.Best .22 Rimfire Rifles Under $300
Rifles

Best .22 Rimfire Rifles Under $300

There are plenty of good .22 rimfire rifles under $300 on the market. Here's a quick look at

Payton Miller

Handloading the .38 WCF is a bit more involved than handloading for other cartridges, but Reloading .38 WCF for Rifles
Reloading

Reloading .38 WCF for Rifles

Handloading the .38 WCF is a bit more involved than handloading for other cartridges, but

Lane Pearce

Depending on the cartridge, you can still save money by handloading, and even though factory-loaded ammo is so good today, you can achieve improvements in performance.Best Reasons To Handload Your Own Ammo
Reloading

Best Reasons To Handload Your Own Ammo

Depending on the cartridge, you can still save money by handloading, and even though

Lane Pearce

It's not much of a stretch to make a case for the 6.5x55 Swedish Mauser being the best 6.5mm cartridge of them all.Best 6.5mm Cartridges: 6.5x55 Swedish Mauser
Ammo

Best 6.5mm Cartridges: 6.5x55 Swedish Mauser

It's not much of a stretch to make a case for the 6.5x55 Swedish Mauser being the best 6.5mm

Joseph von Benedikt

Uberti's 1885 Courteney Stalking Rifle is a classically configured hunting rifle that's equally at home in the big whitetail woods and on the African savannas.Uberti 1885 Courteney Stalking Rifle Review
Rifles

Uberti 1885 Courteney Stalking Rifle Review

Uberti's 1885 Courteney Stalking Rifle is a classically configured hunting rifle that's

Joseph von Benedikt

The .22 Magnum revolvers are still poppin' and still popular—and some are made for self-defense, while others are built for hunting small game and plinking.Best .22 Magnum Revolvers Available Right Now
Handguns

Best .22 Magnum Revolvers Available Right Now

The .22 Magnum revolvers are still poppin' and still popular—and some are made for

Payton Miller

The .224 Valkyrie was created to provide optimal long-range performance, and matching factory-load ballistics with handloads is relatively easy..224 Valkyrie Reloading Tips
Reloading

.224 Valkyrie Reloading Tips

The .224 Valkyrie was created to provide optimal long-range performance, and matching

Lane Pearce

Like situational ethics, standards of accuracy vary according to circumstances.Accuracy: It's All Relative
How-To

Accuracy: It's All Relative

Like situational ethics, standards of accuracy vary according to circumstances.

Terry Wieland

A great pump-action shotgun design has several characteristics: reliable, smooth and easy to function, easy to shoot well, adaptable to vastly different configurations and uses, and it's classy.6 Best Classic Pump-Action Shotguns Ever Made
Shotguns

6 Best Classic Pump-Action Shotguns Ever Made

A great pump-action shotgun design has several characteristics: reliable, smooth and easy to

Joseph von Benedikt

Considering how popular the .270 Winchester has become, it's a great mystery why more .270 caliber (6.8mm) rifle cartridges  have not been introduced.5 Great .270 Rifle Cartridges
Ammo

5 Great .270 Rifle Cartridges

Considering how popular the .270 Winchester has become, it's a great mystery why more .270

Layne Simpson

While the 6mm-caliber cartridges that can be considered “great” are few in number, some have long and storied histories.12 Great 6mm Cartridges
Ammo

12 Great 6mm Cartridges

While the 6mm-caliber cartridges that can be considered “great” are few in number, some have

Steve Gash

Starting in the late 1950s, the .338-bore size gained considerable traction — thanks to the .338 Winchester Magnum. Why? Because hunters are often after game bigger and tougher than whitetails. Here's a list of the .338-caliber greats in chronological order in which they were introduced.11 Great .338 Caliber Rifle Cartridges
Ammo

11 Great .338 Caliber Rifle Cartridges

Starting in the late 1950s, the .338-bore size gained considerable traction — thanks to the

Payton Miller

Part 1 of this series discussed precision-built rifles, and Part 2 looked at the preparation of cartridge cases. Now it's time to fill those cases with primers, powder, and bullets.Precision Reloading Guide Part 3: Priming, Powder Charging & Bullet Seating
Reloading

Precision Reloading Guide Part 3: Priming, Powder Charging & Bullet Seating

Part 1 of this series discussed precision-built rifles, and Part 2 looked at the preparation

Layne Simpson

Cutting-edge projectiles provide unprecedented performance in the venerable old workhorse, the .30-06.Get the Most Out of the .30-06
Ammo

Get the Most Out of the .30-06

Cutting-edge projectiles provide unprecedented performance in the venerable old workhorse, the

Joseph von Benedikt

Improved bullet ballistic coefficients lead to greater performance and accuracy downrange without upping blast and recoil. Here's why.Improved Ballistics a Key to Accurate Long-Range Shooting
How-To

Improved Ballistics a Key to Accurate Long-Range Shooting

Improved bullet ballistic coefficients lead to greater performance and accuracy downrange

Rick Jamison

The straight-wall .450 Bushmaster rifle cartridge is seeing a surge in popularity with new factory ammo and AR carbines like the Rock River Arms LAR-15M; here's a full review and test report on how the rifle performed with the Rock River Arms LAR-15M .450 Bushmaster - Reviewed & Tested
Rifles

Rock River Arms LAR-15M .450 Bushmaster - Reviewed & Tested

The straight-wall .450 Bushmaster rifle cartridge is seeing a surge in popularity with new

Steve Gash

The Winchester Model 52 is a fine, handbuilt smallbore match rifle that was once known as the king of the .22s among competition shooters.Winchester Model 52 Review
Rifles

Winchester Model 52 Review

The Winchester Model 52 is a fine, handbuilt smallbore match rifle that was once known as the

Joseph von Benedikt

The four basic methods of making rifling in a barrel are single-point, broach, button, and hammer-forged. Each is interesting in its own way.How Barrels Are Rifled
Gunsmithing

How Barrels Are Rifled

The four basic methods of making rifling in a barrel are single-point, broach, button, and

Allan Jones

The 6mm Creedmoor is a new member of a wonderful family of 6mm-caliber (.243) cartridges; it's easy to handload and should make its mark in the hunting fields, just as it has in competitive shooting.6mm Creedmoor Load Data
Reloading

6mm Creedmoor Load Data

The 6mm Creedmoor is a new member of a wonderful family of 6mm-caliber (.243) cartridges; it's

Layne Simpson

The Smith & Wesson Performance Center M&P9 Shield EZ and the Taurus G3c are vastly different, but each is a great choice for a personal carry gun.Smith & Wesson M&P9 Shield EZ vs. Taurus G3c
Handguns

Smith & Wesson M&P9 Shield EZ vs. Taurus G3c

The Smith & Wesson Performance Center M&P9 Shield EZ and the Taurus G3c are vastly different,

Joel J. Hutchcroft

The heart of the newest Model 70 is, of course, its action.Winchester Model 70 Extreme Weather SS Review
Rifles

Winchester Model 70 Extreme Weather SS Review

The heart of the newest Model 70 is, of course, its action.

Greg Rodriguez

Whether hunting broad-reaching beanfields or river-bottom timber, African svelt or frosty tundra, these tips will help you choose the right scope for the job.How To Choose a Scope
Optics

How To Choose a Scope

Whether hunting broad-reaching beanfields or river-bottom timber, African svelt or frosty

Layne Simpson

Would you take the extra power and pop of the .22 Magnum over the more price-effective .22 LR? Here's one man's opinion.Best Rimfire Cartridges — .22 Magnum vs .22 Long Rifle
Ammo

Best Rimfire Cartridges — .22 Magnum vs .22 Long Rifle

Would you take the extra power and pop of the .22 Magnum over the more price-effective .22 LR?

Payton Miller

I consider keeping bullets from the .22 LR close together at 300 yards to be as challenging as shooting the .300 Winchester Magnum at 1,000 yards. It can be frustrating while at the same time being lots of fun for not a lot of money. Using accurate ammunition in an accurate rifle wearing an excellent scope along with good wind flags makes it even more enjoyable.Ruger 10/22 Competition Rifle at 300 Yards
Rifles

Ruger 10/22 Competition Rifle at 300 Yards

I consider keeping bullets from the .22 LR close together at 300 yards to be as challenging as

Layne Simpson

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