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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

Spring Rates and Trigger Pull Weights

A lighter double-action revolver trigger pull can be achieved easily by changing mainsprings

Brad Miller, PhD

How Barrels Are Rifled

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

Allan Jones

The Mark of a Real Gunmaker

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

Terry Wieland

Types of Rifling

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

Layne Simpson

Harry M. Pope: Accurate Rifle Barrels

Precision barrelmaker, inventor, and writer, Harry M. Pope was also a match-winning shooter.

Joel J. Hutchcroft

Reloading

.243 Winchester Load Data

With the right load, the .243 Winchester shines on the range and in the field; here's some

Steve Gash

.22-250 Remington Load Data

The .22-250 is a premier varmint and smaller big-game cartridge; handloading it is a delight.

Steve Gash

6.8 Western Load Data

The 6.8 Western is a snap to handload, and the potential bullet-powder combinations are almost

Steve Gash

6.5 PRC Load Data

The 6.5 PRC cartridge is very accurate, produces uniform ballistics, and is pure joy to

Steve Gash

8mm Mauser (8x57) Handloading Tips

If any rifle cartridge needs the attention of a U.S. handloader, it is the 8mm Mauser

Allan Jones

Reloading Tools for Special Tasks

Sometimes a special tool is needed during the reloading process, especially when it comes to

Lane Pearce

How-To

A Lesson in Hunting Aoudad

Sometimes when hunting big game, it's best if a hunter simply trusts his instincts.  

Terry Wieland

7 Critical Features of Long-Range Scopes

To successfully hit targets at long range, skill and capability must be present, and the

Joseph von Benedikt

7 Proven Ways to Improve Rifle Accuracy

Looking for ways to improve the accuracy of your rifles? Here are seven proven things you can

Joseph von Benedikt

What's the Perfect Trigger Pull Weight for a Hunting Rifle?

So, what exactly is the perfect trigger pull weight for a hunting rifle? Unfortunately, it's

Joseph von Benedikt

Morgan's Sharpshooters: Revolutionary War Elite Light Infantry Units

During the American Revolutionary War, this elite corps of riflemen provided pivotal precision

Joel J. Hutchcroft

Historical

A Long-in-the-Tooth Long-Ranger

Frank H. Mayer may not have been the “Champion of the Hide Hunters,” but most assuredly he was

Joel J. Hutchcroft

.458 Winchester Magnum History: The Complete Story

Introduced in 1956, the .458 Winchester Magnum is still one of the best dangerous-game

Layne Simpson

Browning Citori Shotgun History: Everything You Need to Know

In the long history of the popular Browning Citori over-under shotgun, innovation and quality

Steve Gash

The .300 H&H (Holland & Holland) Magnum Cartridge: Its History

The .300 H&H (Holland & Holland) Magnum's tapered shoulder and belted base set the stage for

Allan Jones

Smokeless Powder Development History: Transitional Propellants

The transition from blackpowder to nitrocellulose smokeless powder propellants was a process,

Allan Jones

7mm-08 Remington History and Performance

Although it was introduced 40 years ago, the 7mm-08 Remington is still one of the best

Allan Jones

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