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A lighter double-action revolver trigger pull can be achieved easily by changing mainsprings and rebound springs, but it also can impact reliable primer ignition.Spring Rates and Trigger Pull Weights

Spring Rates and Trigger Pull Weights

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

Brad Miller, PhD

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

How Barrels Are Rifled

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

Allan Jones

Some forms of rifling are a bit easier to clean, some have a bit longer accuracy life, and some break-in a bit quicker, but when the smallest group possible is on the line, there is no The Mark of a Real Gunmaker

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

Some forms of rifling are a bit easier to clean, some have a bit longer accuracy life, and some break-in a bit quicker, but when the smallest group possible is on the line, there is no Types of Rifling

Types of Rifling

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

Layne Simpson

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

Harry M. Pope: Accurate Rifle Barrels

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

Joel J. Hutchcroft

Harvey A. Donaldson may be best known for his .219 Donaldson Wasp wildcat cartridge, but during his lifetime he was popularly called the “pioneer benchrester.”  Harvey Donaldson: Pioneer Benchrester

Harvey Donaldson: Pioneer Benchrester

Harvey A. Donaldson may be best known for his .219 Donaldson Wasp wildcat cartridge, but

Joel J. Hutchcroft

Reloading

The .22 Hornet officially turned 90 in 2020, and it is still one great little cartridge to reload; here's some load data information to get you started..22 Hornet Load Data

.22 Hornet Load Data

The .22 Hornet officially turned 90 in 2020, and it is still one great little cartridge to

Layne Simpson

Developed carefully over many years of active competition, these .45 ACP handloads are just as capable of winning matches today..45 ACP Competition Load Data: Time-Tested

.45 ACP Competition Load Data: Time-Tested

Developed carefully over many years of active competition, these .45 ACP handloads are just as

Layne Simpson

When it comes to handloading, safety must be your first concern. Here's some advice from someone who has been reloading for more than a half-century.Handloading Safety Tips You Shouldn't Overlook

Handloading Safety Tips You Shouldn't Overlook

When it comes to handloading, safety must be your first concern. Here's some advice from

Lane Pearce

Here's some good advice on which firearms and handloads work well for hunting wild hogs.Great Guns & Handloads for Hog Hunting

Great Guns & Handloads for Hog Hunting

Here's some good advice on which firearms and handloads work well for hunting wild hogs.

Layne Simpson

Believe it or not, the .303 Savage was once considered to be a premier dangerous-game cartridge. Here are some great handloading tips and recipes for this great cartridge..303 Savage Load Data and Handloading Tips

.303 Savage Load Data and Handloading Tips

Believe it or not, the .303 Savage was once considered to be a premier dangerous-game

Lane Pearce

For safe and reliable handloads, reloaders need to know what headspace is and why it's so important. Reloading: What is Headspace?

Reloading: What is Headspace?

For safe and reliable handloads, reloaders need to know what headspace is and why it's so

Lane Pearce

How-To

There are a lot of questions about firearm chamber pressure testing; here are some of the most common ones with some answers.Firearm Chamber Pressure Testing FAQs

Firearm Chamber Pressure Testing FAQs

There are a lot of questions about firearm chamber pressure testing; here are some of the most

Allan Jones

The idea that man is the most dangerous game is repeated frequently enough that it's accepted as a truism.The Most Dangerous Game?

The Most Dangerous Game?

The idea that man is the most dangerous game is repeated frequently enough that it's accepted

Terry Wieland

When it comes to one's preferred type of handgun, obsolescence is just a state of mind. An Up-to-Date State of Mind

An Up-to-Date State of Mind

When it comes to one's preferred type of handgun, obsolescence is just a state of mind.

Terry Wieland

Hidden Numbers: Finding stability predictors for non-expanding handgun bullets revealed some interesting and useful trends.Deep Dive Into Handgun Bullet Stability

Deep Dive Into Handgun Bullet Stability

Hidden Numbers: Finding stability predictors for non-expanding handgun bullets revealed some

Allan Jones

In June of 1844, in a valley in Southwest Texas, a tiny battle took place that would change the world.Self-Defense and the Battle of Walker's Creek

Self-Defense and the Battle of Walker's Creek

In June of 1844, in a valley in Southwest Texas, a tiny battle took place that would change

Terry Wieland

This exciting event in 1892 illustrates what can happen when citizens join together to serve up their own kind of justice.Power of the People: How Armed Citizens Brought Down the Dalton Gang

Power of the People: How Armed Citizens Brought Down the Dalton Gang

This exciting event in 1892 illustrates what can happen when citizens join together to serve

Joel J. Hutchcroft

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