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Back to Basics: 10 Handloading No-Nos

Back to Basics: 10 Handloading No-Nos

Avoid these bad practices and your handloads will be more accurate, more reliable and a...
Back to Basics: Get a Grip … On Your Handgun

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: Rifle Triggers

Back to Basics: Rifle Triggers

Having a clear definition of a trigger is critical in the understanding of how it...
Editors’ Picks 2018: Taurus 1911 Officer Pistol

Editors’ Picks 2018: Taurus 1911 Officer Pistol

Taurus has gone back to the basics with some of its 2018 introductions by fleshing...
Five Reasons to Attend an NRA Women’s Wilderness Escape

Five Reasons to Attend an NRA Women’s Wilderness Escape

Ladies, are you up for an outdoor adventure and open to meeting some new gal...
Shell Shock Technologies NAS3 Cartridge Case 6+1 Challenge

Shell Shock Technologies NAS3 Cartridge Case 6+1 Challenge

This two-piece mixed materials pistol cartridge case is lighter, stronger and less expensive than brass.
Back to Basics: Pistol Bullets

Back to Basics: Pistol Bullets

There has been a tremendous amount of research and testing in handgun bullets, especially during...
Back to Basics: Silencers

Back to Basics: Silencers

Silencers—or sounds suppressors—are available for all types of firearms, from rimfires to center-fires to even...
Back to Basics: Primers

Back to Basics: Primers

It may be small, but without the little bang of the primer, there is no...
Back to Basics: Center-fire Cartridge Cases

Back to Basics: Center-fire Cartridge Cases

Ever since the first firearms, the notion of combining bullet, powder and priming has been...
Back to Basics: Gunpowder

Back to Basics: Gunpowder

Gunpowder is so fundamental to firearms, it’s amazing that so few know much about it...
Back to Basics: Trajectory

Back to Basics: Trajectory

The term “trajectory” is often bantered about in discussing ballistics, but few truly understand it.
Back to Basics: Rifle Barrels

Back to Basics: Rifle Barrels

Barrel construction and profile are purpose built and have a major influence on how well...
Back to Basics: Cast Bullets

Back to Basics: Cast Bullets

Old fashioned or out of date? Nothing could be further than the truth. Cast bullets...
Register for the 2017 NRA World Shooting Championship

Register for the 2017 NRA World Shooting Championship

The 2017 NRA World Shooting Championship presented by Kimber will be held September 14-16, 2017...
Back to Basics: Iron Sights

Back to Basics: Iron Sights

Let’s take a closer look at these things we call sights and determine the best...
Back to Basics: Rifling

Back to Basics: Rifling

The purpose of rifling is to impart a spin to a projectile as it is...
Back to Basics: Rifle Stocks—Part 2

Back to Basics: Rifle Stocks—Part 2

The second installment of "Rifle Stocks" looks at bedding platforms, materials and finishes.
Five Tips To Improve Your Wingshooting ... On The Cheap

Five Tips To Improve Your Wingshooting ... On The Cheap

Want to bag more birds or break more clays? The following tips can all be...
Back to Basics: Rifle Stocks—Part 1

Back to Basics: Rifle Stocks—Part 1

This first in a two-part series on rifle stocks focuses on the primary stock components...
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