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    Rifle July/August 2022

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    Rifle July/August 2022

    Oregunsmithing .221 Remington Fireball, Ruger PC Carbine 9mm Luger, Cimarron, The Pattern 1853 Rifle-Musket, The Perfect Gopher Rifle, and much more.

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    Vista Outdoor Spur Ranch Media Event Wyoming

    Jeremiah Polacek

    Vista Outdoors recently held a media event at the Spur Ranch just outside of Encampment, Wyoming.... ...Read More >


    .308 Winchester Handloads in the Nosler Model 21

    Jeremiah Polacek

    In this episode of Handloader TV, we run a full load development on the .308 Winchester and shoot... ...Read More >


    Using Various Sources to Build a Varmint Rifle

    Stan Trzoniec

    With spring in the air, the thought of the upcoming varmint season seems that it is right around ... ...Read More >

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    Lock, Stock & Barrel

    Rifles Worth Keeping
    column by: Lee J. Hoots

    It’s not unusual for gun scribes to become tired or disenchanted with a rifle or pistol for one reason or another. ...Read More >


    Mostly Long Guns

    Handloading to Improve the .223 Remington
    column by: Brian Pearce

    “The dial regulation is off on both of my scopes. They are supposed to be set up specifically for .223 Remington and 5.56 NATO loads with a 55-grain bullet at 3,240 feet per second (fps). However, I always have to either dial more to get on target, or holdover to make hits.” ...Read More >


    Down Range

    Moving Iron Sights
    column by: Mike Venturino

    A rifle not zeroed is completely useless in so far as hitting anything specific. My rifle shooting career started with modern optical sights. Getting them mounted and zeroed is a relatively easy chore, which I’ve accomplished with many dozens rifles and scopes. However, sometimes one’s interests take a different path. For decades my primary rifle shooting has been with metallic iron sights. Ironically, zeroing iron-sighted rifles can be more complicated than scopes, because the sights themselves must be physically moved. ...Read More >


    Light Gunsmithing

    Annoying Traits
    column by: Gil Sengel

    The first thought to come to mind when considering gunsmithing that can be done in the home shop is simple parts replacement. Firing pins, extractors and metal injection molded parts chip or break; bolt stops and old-style (not plunger-type) ejectors become so battered with use that they malfunction on occasion. Generally easy stuff. ...Read More >

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