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Back to Basics: Center-fire Cartridge Cases

Ever since the first firearms, the notion of combining bullet, powder and priming has been highly sought after.

Back to Basics: Primers

It may be small, but without the little bang of the primer, there is no big bang of the gun.

Back to Basics: Silencers

Silencers—or sounds suppressors—are available for all types of firearms, from rimfires to center-fires to even shotguns and a muzzleloader. Learn the basics here.

Back to Basics: Pistol Bullets

There has been a tremendous amount of research and testing in handgun bullets, especially during the last 30 to 40 years. However, that box of expensive hollow points may not always be the best choice.

Back to Basics: Rifle Triggers

Having a clear definition of a trigger is critical in the understanding of how it works.

Back to Basics: Get a Grip … On Your Handgun

Rifle and shotgun fit are talked about a lot, but handgun fit is largely ignored.

Back to Basics: 10 Handloading No-Nos

Avoid these bad practices and your handloads will be more accurate, more reliable and a whole lot safer.

Range Report: SIG P320 X-Carry, Part 3

Joe Kurtenbach is more than halfway through his latest extended range test of the SIG Sauer P320 X-Carry.

Back to Basics: Shooting Support

Today we have dozens of aftermarket devices designed purportedly to help a shooter hold his or her gun steadily.

Back to Basics: Keeping Your Rimfire Running

Whether you are a plinker, a small-game hunter or sophisticated target shooter, keeping your firearm running is a top priority—or it should be. Here are a few tips on keeping your rimfire gun running.

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