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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

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

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

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

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 Bushnell Prime 3-12X 40mm riflescope is not the company's newest offering, but it is a relatively lightweight (17 ounces) and short (12 inches) scope.Bushnell Prime 3-12X 40mm Riflescope
Optics

Bushnell Prime 3-12X 40mm Riflescope

The Bushnell Prime 3-12X 40mm riflescope is not the company's newest offering, but it is a

Steve Gash

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

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

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

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

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

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 Winchester .350 Legend is a no-nonsense whitetail thumper tailored for rifle hunters in the Heartland.Winchester .350 Legend Rifles and Ammo Available Right Now
Ammo

Winchester .350 Legend Rifles and Ammo Available Right Now

The Winchester .350 Legend is a no-nonsense whitetail thumper tailored for rifle hunters in

Payton Miller

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

The .30-06 Hawkeye Hunter features a 22-inch stainless-steel barrel and a satin-finished walnut stock. Magazine capacity is four rounds. It is well made, accurate, and attractive. This is a fine rifle that is light enough to tote over hill and dale but heavy enough to hold steady for precise shooting in the field.Ruger Hawkeye Hunter .30-06 Review
Rifles

Ruger Hawkeye Hunter .30-06 Review

The .30-06 Hawkeye Hunter features a 22-inch stainless-steel barrel and a satin-finished

Steve Gash

With three versions, three barrel lengths, and three different finishes from which to choose, the Savage Renegauge is by definition a eumatic alternative for a variety of shooting situations.Savage Renegauge Shotgun Review
Shotguns

Savage Renegauge Shotgun Review

With three versions, three barrel lengths, and three different finishes from which to choose,

Steve Gash

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

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

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

How can a shorter-barrel revolver have higher velocities than a longer-barrel semiauto pistol? Here's why.Revolver vs. Semiauto Pistol: A Ballistic Oddity
Handguns

Revolver vs. Semiauto Pistol: A Ballistic Oddity

How can a shorter-barrel revolver have higher velocities than a longer-barrel semiauto pistol?

Allan Jones

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

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