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Do-It-Yourself Smith & Wesson J-Frame Trigger Job

Readers enjoyed the recent D-I-Y Ruger SP101 trigger job article so much that Brad Miller

Brad Miller, PhD

How To Convert Negative Impressed Checkering to Positive Cut

Most negative impressed checkering can be converted to positive cut checkering. Reid Coffield

Reid Coffield

German Gunmakers of Yore Perfected the Craft of Set Triggers

Old-school German gunmakers (called Stechermachers) turned the making of set triggers into a

Terry Wieland

Do-It-Yourself Ruger SP101 Trigger Job

A smoother, lighter trigger pull is always welcome, and tackling the job yourself is a good

Brad Miller PhD

Rifling Types in Firearm Barrels: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know

Some forms of rifling are a bit easier to clean, some have a bit longer accuracy life, and

Layne Simpson

Pre-Fit Aftermarket Rifle Barrels: What Are They and Do They Benefit You?

A boon to DIY gun guys, pre-fit barrels raise shooting potential to new levels.

Joseph von Benedikt


Handloading the .30-30 for a Bolt-Action Rifle

Author Lane Pearce learned a thing or two when he set out to improve the .30-30's performance

Lane Pearce

Modern Sporting Rifle (MSR)-Specific Reloading Aids

Handloading for MSRs (Modern Sporting Rifles) requires special attention, so it makes sense

Lane Pearce

Handloading the .270 Winchester Cartridge

With the wide variety of available components, the reloader can prepare carefully crafted .270

Steve Gash

Western Powder Accurate LT-32 Vs. Military Surplus T-32 Powder

The military surplus T-32 powder was once considered the “holy grail” of PPC rifle cartridges.

Lane Pearce

Handloading and Other Tips for Hunting Dangerous Game

In this third part of a three-part series, author Layne Simpson covers handloading and other

Layne Simpson

RCBS Adds Die Sets for Popular New Rifle Calibers

The latest new dies from RCBS will make owners of rifles chambered in the popular calibers

Shooting Times Staff


Daisy Model 25 Centennial Slide-Action BB Gun

The slide-action Daisy Model 25 Centennial BB gun makes a great learning tool for budding

Joseph von Benedikt

Tricks for Shooting the .44-40

If you're like Layne and enjoy shooting the guns of yesteryear, you'll appreciate these tricks

Layne Simpson

Do-It-Yourself Essentials: Firearm Maintenance Tools

Sometimes a homemade “tool” is just the ticket for routine firearms maintenance.

Terry Wieland

Tips for Shooting the Percussion Revolver

If you shoot it correctly, a good cap-and-ball revolver will equal the accuracy of most

Layne Simpson

Choosing the Right Cartridge for Hunting Dangerous Game

When researching cartridges used by professional hunters, keep in mind that rifles carried by

Layne Simpson

Ballistic Specs and Quirks From Within Forensic Sciences

In his 35 years as a “ballistics guy” within forensic sciences, author Allan Jones saw a lot

Allan Jones


The Religious Ranger

Serving as a Texas Ranger, Deputy and U.S. Marshal, city police chief, and security agent,

Joel J. Hutchcroft

Arthur W. Savage: Quasi-Gunsmith and Ingenious Inventor

Gun enthusiasts know him for inventing the classic Savage Model 99, but Arthur W. Savage also

Joel J. Hutchcroft

Cartridge Development the Hard Way: CCI-Speer 9mm Largo

The CCI-Speer venture into manufacturing 9mm Largo ammunition on this side of the pond brought

Allan Jones

Bill Longley: The History of The Bloodiest Bill

Bill Longley was known for a ruthless nature, skill with a gun, a quick temper, and an

Joel J. Hutchcroft

The Accuracy Doctor: Franklin W. Mann

This successful medical doctor/bone-processing-device inventor's true passion was

Terry Wieland

Cape Fearsome: From Peaceful Herd Animal to Vengeful Predator

When dealing with dangerous game, such as a Cape buffalo, one close call may be all you need.

Terry Wieland

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