This issue features The Perfect .22?, Long-Range Shooting Tips and Tools, Big .50 No. 1 Rolling Block, Sauer 6.5x57R Drilling, Lipsey’s Ruger Np. 1 .257 Roberts, and much more.
Over the past few years, rimfire rifles have started to set a standard of their own. They have de... ...Read More >
In African Rifles & Cartridges, John Taylor grouped cartridges into several categories. He descri... ...Read More >
Times change and so do the wants and needs of the American sportsman. New cartridges seem to arri... ...Read More >
Rifles tend to come and go in this business. Sometimes this is partly due to the fact that some of them become outdated, seemingly less useful at times (as can happen when moving to another state) or sold to raise cash for something deemed immediately important – like another rifle, which is my general excuse. ...Read More >
My sons and I stood there gazing in amazement at the completely empty ammunition shelves, then moved to the next aisle that normally contains powder, primers and bullets in hopes of finding something there that we needed. This was the sixth sporting goods store that we had visited that day, and just like all the others, there were no powders or primers, but there were a few boxes of lead roundballs for cap-and-ball sixguns and a few boxes of .17- and .20-caliber bullets. ...Read More >
With the change in our government, the term assault rifle will be negatively bandied about in the coming years. This will be from people and groups who don’t actually know what the term means or how it began. ...Read More >
Most shooters think that the lighter the trigger pull, the smaller the groups their rifles will produce. Old ideas die hard, and this one started with the flintlock! At that time, and through the percussion and early cartridge era, reliable ignition required a hard slap from a heavy hammer driven by a big, horse-killin’ mainspring. To hold the hammer back while the trigger was pulled required a fairly large sear area to prevent the thin case-hardened surface from wearing through too quickly. Heavy trigger pulls were the result, which made firing when the sights were on target difficult to impossible. ...Read More >