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Shooting Drill: The “Bearosaurus Rex”

One of the evergreen debates is the best “adventure” or “backwoods” sidearm, most often in the guise of some form of powerful caliber suitable for engaging a non-human apex predator, usually a bear.

Weatherby Announces Mark V Backcountry Rifles and New 6.5 Wby. RPM Cartridge

Weatherby has announced two new Mark V rifles, the Backcountry and Backcountry Ti, chambered in an all-new Weatherby magnum cartridge, the 6.5 Wby. RPM (Rebated Precision Magnum).

A Look Back at the .44 Special

As the 20th century was about to debut, the brass at Smith & Wesson decided on a new double-action revolver design called the Hand Ejector Model. More powerful cartridges were in high demand so the company developed a solid frame with a swing-out cylinder to replace its top-break double actions.

Tested: Ruger GP100 Seven Shot Revolver

In selecting a handgun for protection, oftentimes double-action revolvers are dismissed as choices due only to their limited capacity. But that has changed somewhat, as viable, familiar wheelgun platforms have, of late, been updated with increased-capacity cylinders.

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.

A Look Back at the Smith & Wesson 22/32 Kit Gun

In 1936 Smith & Wesson introduced a 22/32 revolver with a 4" barrel—the Kit Gun—meant that its intent was to be carried within one’s kit as they traveled around the backcountry and streams.

Tested: Kimber Camp Guard 10 Pistol

Working in partnership with the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Kimber has developed the Camp Guard 10 M1911-style pistol as a backcountry companion. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of the guns will be contributed to RMEF’s conservation efforts.

Product Preview: Bushnell Engage 8X 42 mm Binoculars

Built on a lightweight and strong magnesium chassis, the Bushnell Engage binocular line is designed to withstand not only the elements, but hard use.

Building the Ultimate Everyday Carry Pistol

Suppose you found yourself in the position of building your ultimate everyday carry pistol.

Tested: The .22 TCM Cartridge

Whether hot-rodding an M1911 or mid-range varminting, the .22 TCM is poised to please. Anything with “Micromagnum” in its name was sure to get our attention.

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