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Dealing With Fouling: Getting Out What You Put In

So, you have a rifle that simply isn’t accurate anymore. What do you do? The answer may lie in cleaning the barrel like you’ve never cleaned it before.

Rifleman Q & A: Grimy Little Bullets

How often should you clean your rifle bore? A reader has learned from personal experience there are differing views on this subject.

Cleaning Modern Guns

Today’s guns are more closely fitted and have finishes that shed traditional fouling, but the still need regular cleaning and TLC.

Testing The Army’s M855A1 Standard Ball Cartridge

Spanning a decade-and-a-half, the process of adopting the lead-free 5.56x45 mm NATO M855A1 ball cartridge was hardly transparent. In the end, however, testing indicates that our troops ended up with a better combat round.

German Resurgence: Mauser 12 and Sauer 101

Haven’t heard much about new German bolt-action hunting rifles recently? That’s because there haven’t been many. But stalwarts Mauser and Sauer each have one and, perhaps not surprisingly, both are accurate and innovative.

A Clean Barrel

A clean barrel just shoots better, or does it?

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