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Rifleman Q & A: .44-Cal. Iver Johnson

I have an Iver Johnson gun that I believe is in .44 caliber, according to its markings. There is no rifling within the bore.

Rifleman Q & A: Marine Corps Reisings

I have seen references to .45-cal. Reising submachine guns that were used by the Marine Corps in World War II.

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.

Rifleman Q & A: Civil War Import

I’ve acquired an interesting firearm and need help finding more information about it, since my library searches have yielded limited results.

Rifleman Q & A: Safe Ammo Storage Temperature

Is there a known “maximum safe temperature” for the storage of ammunition?

Rifleman Q & A: What About the 5 mm Remington Rimfire Magnum?

Why didn’t the 5 mm Remington Rimfire Magnum catch on like the .17 HMR has in recent years? Does anyone still chamber this cartridge, and is it even available in a factory load today?

Rifleman Q & A: Persistent Primers

I am trying to figure out what has happened here. I removed the spent primers from three cases. Two have primer pockets with what appears to be thin metal cylinders in them, preventing a small primer from being seated. I would like to reload these cases. What do I have here?

Rifleman Q & A: Winchester .22 Pump?

A reader has inherited a pump-action rifle he believes to be a Winchester Model 1890.

Rifleman Q & A: Make Room For Headspace

A reader wonders If headspace is so critical, how come he reads about fire forming brass? And how do headspace gauges work?

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