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Is There Any Difference Between 9mm Luger and...
What's the Difference Between 9mm Luger, 9mm Parabellum, 9x19mm, and 9mm NATO?
Definition of Keyhole, Key Hole, or Keyholed...
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Best Semi-Automatic 12 Gauge Shotguns
The best semi-auto shotguns, from Benelli to Winchester. Semi-automatic shotguns are very popular for hunting and self-defense, and they usually do the job well.
9mm vs 380 ACP For Self-Defense
Comparing the 9mm and 380 handgun pistol cartridges for self-defense - By Dick Metcalf, Technical Editor, Shooting Times
8 Best Lever Action Big Game Rifles for Hunting...
Top 8 best lever action deer big game hunting rifles, by Russ Chastain. Includes history, chamberings, and info, with links to the manufacturers' sites.
Ruger 10/22 Magnum Semi-Automatic Rifle Review
Ruger 10/22 Magnum rifle review. This interesting semi-automatic magnum rimfire gun was introduced in 1998, but was only made until 2006. Read this article by Dick Metcalf to learn more.
How to Finish or Refinish a Gun Stock
How to finish or refinish a gun stock. Preparation, stripping old finishes, removing dents, sanding, burning, finish types, and application.
How to Get Started Hunting
First of two pages offering simple tips to help beginning hunters. First step: Attend a hunter education/safety course.
Wild Boar Hog Kill Zone - Where to Shoot a Wild...
Where is the kill zone on a wild boar hog? And how much gun is enough? This article answers those questions, and more.
Best Bolt-Action Deer and Big Game Hunting Rifles
Best bolt-action deer and big game hunting rifles, by Russ Chastain. Descriptions, history, insight, and links to the manufacturers' sites.
Gun Review: Taurus PT709 Slim Compact 9mm...
Review of Taurus PT709 Slim compact 9mm semi-automatic pistol. This gun is light, compact, and easy to carry. It also has some features that make it stand out in its class, including a safety, a screw-adjustable rear sight, and second-strike capability in the event of a dud primer.
The 20 Most-Asked Questions About Shotguns...
Here are answers to 20 most-asked shotgun questions, from an Expert. Chambers, chokes, clays, sights, Damascus barrels, reloading, and more.
Gun vs. Gun: Kel-Tec PF-9 vs. Taurus PT709 Slim...
Kel-Tec PF-9 vs. Taurus PT709 Slim, Gun vs. Gun. Side-by-side photos and specifications of two popular compact concealed-carry 9mm pistols. They are both good guns, but which one is better?
The 20 Most-Asked Shotgun Questions Answered by...
Here are answers to 20 most-asked shotgun questions, from an Expert. Chambers, chokes, clays, sights, Damascus barrels, reloading, and more.
How to Aim a Gun
Aiming a gun is simple and easy - just make sure everything is properly aligned when you squeeze the trigger.
How To Sight in a Gun
A simple How to on Sighting-in a Gun
How to Sight in or Zero a Gun
A simple How to on Sighting-in a Gun
What is Floating and Bedding a Rifle and How do...
How to accurize your rifle. Floating, free-floating, glass bedding - what does it all mean? Easy to understand answers for everyone. Tips and pointers from personal experience.
Why Do Hunters Hunt - Why Hunters Pursue and...
Why Hunt? Many of us have been asked to put into words the reasons why we hunt. The problem is, the reasons
What Does Magnum Mean? Find out here.
Definition of the word magnum as it applies to guns and ammunition.
How To Remove Rust From a Gun
A simple How to on Removing Rust From Guns
Definition of Round for Ammunition Firearms and...
Definition of round as it pertains to guns and shooting terminology. What is a round for a gun? This article answers that question.
Gun Review: Smith and Wesson Model 66 357...
Smith & Wesson S&W Model 66 gun review. This 357 Magnum stainless steel revolver is popular, and for good reason. Find out here.
The Best Semi-Automatic Big Game Rifles for...
Best semi-automatic deer big game hunting rifles, by Russ Chastain. Includes history, descriptions, commentary, and links to the manufacturers' sites.
Gun Review: Winchester Model 62A Pump (Slide)...
The Winchester Model 62A 22 rimfire rifle evolved from previous models to become a great little shootin' iron. Large enough to fit an adult well, yet light enough for a youth, it's an accurate piece with an interesting history.
Deer Hunting Shot Placement - Where to Shoot a...
30+ years of hunting has taught me a lot about shot placement. Deer hunters often forget to aim, or take marginal shots. Here's how to do it right.
The Savage Model 10/110 Bolt Action Rifle and Me
An experienced shooter, I long respected Savage Model 110 series bolt action rifles, but couldn't make myself love them. After some years, that changed...
Why do Hunters Paint Their Faces - Does Face...
Why do hunters paint their faces - and does face paint improve hunting success? Let's take a look at face painting and see if the guys from Duck Dynasty paint their faces as a gimmick or if it really helps.
Gun Review: Remington Nylon 66 22 Rimfire...
Review of the Remington Nylon 66 semi-automatic 22 rimfire rifle. No other Remington rimfire rifle has been more popular or sold more than the Nylon 66, and there are some good reasons for that. Let's take a look at a handy little gun that was made for more than three decades.
How to Use a Rifle Sling for Accuracy and Comfort
Rifle slings can provide comfort, safety, and accuracy - if used correctly. Photos and hints to help you get the most out of your rifle sling. One-handed shouldering of the rifle.
What Kind of Ammunition to Use in Ruger 44...
The Ruger 44 Carbine is a short, handy semi-automatic rifle chambered for the 44 magnum cartridge. It was designed for certain ammunition, though, and just any 44 groceries won't do. Read this to find out what to feed your 44 carbine.
Ruger P90 45 ACP Pistol Review
Ruger P90 45 ACP pistol review, by Dick Metcalf. This large semi-automatic pistol isn't ashamed to be big in a small gun's world.
Gun Review: Kel-Tec PF-9 Compact 9mm Pocket...
This is still the lightest and flattest semi-auto 9mm pistol around, and it's not bad. It carries well, and mine has gone BANG every time I've asked it to.
The Best Rifle Cartridge of the 20th Century...
What is the best rifle cartridge of the 20th Century (1900s)? This article by Layne Simpson narrows the field to a dozen and determines a clear winner.
Load Data for Old-Fashioned Black Powder...
Muzzleloader black powder load data for traditional sidelock rifles including Thompson/Center (T/C) Seneca, Renegade, and Hawken black powder muzzleloading rifles.
Best Pheasant Guns and Loads - Page One
Best pheasant guns and loads. What guns and loads are best for pheasant hunting? Find out here. By Layne Simpson.
Gun Review: Ruger Security Six 357 Magnum...
Profile/review of Sturm, Ruger, and Company's Security Six, a 357 magnum double action revolver. Although I believe there are better double action guns in the world, this is a pretty good one. Introduction/overview.
Best Pump or Slide-Action Shotguns
The best pump shotguns are listed here. Pump guns are usually the most reliable type of repeating shotguns, period. They've been around for more than a century, and their simplicity and reliability means they continue to keep and gain many fans each year. The pump guns have advantages over semi-autos, in that they are usually lighter and less expensive. Disadvantages include more recoil and manual operation. These are some of the best pump shotguns on the market and in history.
How to Load a Cap and Ball Black Powder Revolver
How to load a cap and ball black powder revolver. If you want to load and shoot old-fashioned cowboy style black powder revolvers, this article is for you!
Types of Scope Reticles or Crosshairs and Their...
Scope reticles and crosshairs; overview and discussion of duplex or plex crosshair.
Gun Review: Commando Mark III 45 ACP Carbine...
Review of the Commando Mark III carbine, or short rifle, made by Volunteer Enterprises and chambered for the 45 ACP cartridge. This is a fairly cheaply built gun whose main claim to fame is that it looks a lot like a Tommy gun (Thompson 1927A-1 submachine gun), at a glance. It's heavy, and it's cool.
Gun Review: Walther P38 9mm Semi-Automatic Pistol
P38 pistol review. This 9mm semi-automatic pistol dates from World War II and remains popular. With decocker, dependability, good looks, and great feel, the P38 is a winner.
What is the Best Hunting Rifle for Home Defense?
Many rifles are available, and many cartridges to go with them. How do you decide on one that will work well for hunting and self defense? This discussion and comparison of cost, availability, and effectiveness should help you determine the best choice.
Gun Review: Beretta 3032 Tomcat 32 ACP...
Review of Beretta 3032 Tomcat 32 ACP semi-auto pistol. This handy little pocket pistol isn't very powerful and this model has had some problems, but it carries pretty well and could certainly be better than nothing in a pinch.
How to Avoid Hassles When Flying With Guns on a...
These days, it often seems that everyone but gun owners are hostile towards guns and gun owners - especially in places such as airports. But that is certainly not always the case, and guidelines are in place that allow for relatively easy and problem-free transport of your firearms on commercial airline flights.
How to Clean a Gun
How to clean a gun. It's basic information that every gun owner needs to know. Guns vary and there are many different ways to accomplish the same thing, but as in any job, you need to know your goal and how to reach it. This article provides that information.
Why Will a Rifle Zeroed at 25 Yards Hit Close...
Why will a rifle zeroed at 25 yards hit close to point of aim at longer range? It's all about gravity's pull...
ThermaCELL Mosquito Repellent: Review
Product Review Summary - ThermaCELL Mosquito Repellent Appliance. This unique item is the best thing I've ever seen for beating the skeeters back so you can enjoy your time outdoors hunting or fishing.
10 Basic Gun Safety Rules
Guns are used safely millions of times every year, but the potential for injury and death is always there. For this reason, we need to follow basic gun safety rules at all times when handling firearms, including handguns like revolvers and pistols, rifles, shotguns, muzzleloaders, airguns, etc.
Gun Review: Colt Model 1917 Army New Service...
Review of Colt Model 1917 Army double action revolver, which was made to supplement the short supply of 1911 pistols in World War I. Introduction, left side of gun.
Best and Worst Reasons Why People Own Guns
The reasons why people choose to own guns can be as varied as the people themselves. From soccer moms to deer hunters to serious collectors, gun ownership is widespread and appeals to many folks. Here is a look at some of those reasons, with discussion of their merits and pitfalls.
Eighteen Deer Hunting Essentials
I can live without most of these things, but usually use some on each hunt and always want them on hand. Find out what gear to take when you go hunting.
Ruger P97 45 ACP Polymer Semi-Automatic Pistol...
Review of Ruger P97 45 ACP semi-automatic pistol, by Dick Metcalf, Technical Editor, Shooting Times
Ruger’s .30 Carbine Blackhawk Revolver Is...
Ruger’s .30 Carbine Blackhawk Revolver Is a Winning Tool - By Dick Metcalf, Technical Editor, Shooting Times
EAA Witness Pistol Review
EAA Witness pistol review, by Dick Metcalf. This review covers imported semi-auto Tanfoglio pistols in a number of calibers.
Top Turkey Hunting Shotguns
Top Makers of Shotguns Specially Designed for Hunting Turkeys. This takes much of the hassle out of comparing turkey hunting shotguns. I have done the legwork for you, identifying those makers and models suitable - or specially designed - for hunting turkeys.
Taurus Model 627SS Tracker 357 Magnum Revolver...
Taurus 627SS Tracker 357 review, by Dick Metcalf. Full-underlug barrel and stainless steel construction make this accurate handgun attractive and durable.
SIG Hammerli Trailside 22 Semi-Auto Pistol Review
Review of SIG Hammerli Trailside pistol. This precision 22 semi-auto target pistol has features usually found in more expensive models.
Notching an AK-47 Safety Selector Lever for...
Tutorial how-to for notching an AK-47 safety selector lever for bolt hold-open. Lock it open to appease range officers and stay safe.
How to Load a Traditional Muzzleloading Black...
How to load a traditional muzzleloading black powder rifle. These older-style poppers are losing ground to inline rifles, and info is getting harder to find. Here is a step-by-step instructional text on how to load those rifles.
Bore
Definition of Bore, as it pertains to firearms.
JP Sauer Model 38H 32 ACP Pistol Review
The Sauer Model 38H is a blowback-operated double-action semi-automatic 32-caliber pistol introduced in 1938 by J.P. Sauer und Sohn in Suhl, Germany. Fired via an internal hammer rather than a striker, it was a successful design that still makes folks happy today.
How to Use a Rifle Sling (and Why You Should)
How to use a rifle sling. Rifles and shotguns are awkward. Slings help you carry, control, and get the best accuracy out of your hunting rifle or shotgun.
Colt Cowboy Single-Action Army SAA Revolver...
Single action revolvers still appeal to American shooters, and Colt enjoys top billing. The Colt Cowboy is case-colored eye candy that really shoots.
Buying a Gun Online
Some tips and advice on buying a gun online, from someone who's been there and done it. It sometimes makes a lot of sense to buy a gun on the Web.
Gun Review: Ruger P345 Semi-Auto 45 ACP Pistol
Ruger P345 review of semi-auto 45 ACP pistol. The P345 features a tough polymer frame, stainless steel slide, stainless steel magazines, and slimmer width than Ruger's previous P-series pistols.
Gun Review: Ruger Old Model Blackhawk Single...
The original old model Blackhawk is one of Ruger's most popular and durable handguns. This single action revolver helped make Ruger a success.
How to Load a Cap and Ball Black Powder...
How to load a cap and ball black powder revolver. If you want to load and shoot old-fashioned cowboy style black powder revolvers, this article is for you!
What is a Six O'Clock Hold Sight Picture?
Definition of six o'clock hold sight picture as it pertains to guns and shooting. What is a six o'clock hold, and what is it good for? Find out here.
The Savage AccuTrigger Adjustable Rifle Trigger
When introduced, this adjustable rifle trigger from Savage was touted as something that would make serious waves in the shooting world.
BoreSnake Gun Bore Cleaner Review
The BoreSnake is rope-like, with an embedded bore brush and weighted cord for feeding it through a gun's barrel. One pull can remove a lot of stuff...
Review of Skull Hooker Bracket for Hanging...
Review of skull hanging bracket for European trophy game heads, including deer, bear, alligator, and similar-size skulls.
Gun Review: Colt Frontier Scout 62 22 Magnum...
The Scout line of Colt revolvers was made from the 1950s until 1970, and offered high quality and old-west charm. Introduction and the left side of the gun.
How to Maintain a Firearm's Finish - Routine...
How to remove rust from guns, prevent rust on guns, touch up bluing, store your guns, and prevent future problems. By Russ Chastain
Can I Shoot a Shotgun Slug Through a Choke Tube?
Is it safe to shoot a slug in a shotgun with a screw-in choke tube? It depends... there are different types of slugs, and different types of chokes...
Definition of Jake Wild Turkey
Definition of Jake Turkey as it pertains to hunting. What is a Jake anyhow? Find out here.
Taurus Millennium PT145 .45 ACP Pistol
Taurus Millennium PT145 .45 ACP Pistol - By Dick Metcalf, Technical Editor, Shooting Times
Energizer High Intensity LED Flashlight Review
Review of Energizer High Intensity LED Flashlight. This is a compact light that promises bright light in a tough package. Read the review to find out whether it delivers.
Silent Rider ATV UTV Exhaust Silencer Muffler...
Review of the Silent Rider ATV UTV exhaust muffler silencer. This product is not very difficult to install, if you have a welder and know how to use it, and it does tone down exhaust noise. But is it really worth having? Find out here.
Should I Shoot a Scoped Rifle With Both Eyes...
Should a rifle with a scope be shot with both eyes open, or with one eye closed? There's not really a wrong answer to this one, here's why...
What is Double Action? Definition of Double...
Double action (DA) refers to any gun which can be cocked and fired by a single pull of the trigger. Generally, it refers to handguns.
Taurus PT145 Millennium Pistol Review - 45 ACP...
Taurus PT145 Millennium 45 ACP pocket pistol review, by Dick MetCalf. This small semi-automatic pistol carries 10+1 rounds of 45 ACP and packs a real punch.
How to Field Strip an AK-47 Rifle (and Variants)
How to remove the safety selector lever from AK-47 rifle.
How to Shoot More Accurately
A simple How to on Shooting Accurately
Not All Handguns Are Pistols - Here's Why
What is a pistol? It's not just any handgun. For example, revolvers are not pistols...
Definition of Long Gun
Definition of long gun. Which guns qualify as long guns? Let's find out.
Definition of Misfire: Gun and Shooting...
Definition of misfire as it applies to guns and ammo. Misfires can be dangerous, but they're usually just aggravating...
Top 7 Reloading Die Manufacturers
Top Ammunition Reloading Die Manufacturers - Here's a list of top ammunition reloading die manufacturers in the USA.
Gun Review: Ruger Redhawk 44 Magnum Double...
The Ruger Redhawk 44 magnum revolver suffers from grip problems.
Profile of Wild Turkey, From a Hunter's Viewpoint
Profile of wild turkey. The wild turkey is one of the most sought-after game animals in the USA, which says a lot since it's only a bird!
Can I Use 45 Colt Ammunition in my 1917 Colt 45...
Ever wonder about the various .45-caliber Colt revolvers, and whether they all take the same ammo? Well, they don't. Do not use 45 Colt ammo in your 1917 Colt revolver! This info might just keep you from making a mess of your gun, and yourself.
UCO Clarus LED Lantern Flashlight Review
Review of UCO Clarus LED lantern flashlight. This item acts as a flashlight and an area light, can be set on a flat surface or hung above, and is light and compact as well. Read the review to find out how it stands up to a hunter's abuse.
Ruger 44 Carbine Disassembly, Cleaning, and...
How to clean a Ruger 44 carbine. Disassembly and cleaning instructions, photographs, assembly instructions and tips. Having feed problems? Want to give your gun a real thorough cleaning? Here's how to take care of that.
What Scope To Buy For A Deer Hunting Rifle
Choosing a scope for a deer hunting rifle is not often an easy task. There are so many optics choices! Start simple, and don't buy junk.
Spooky and Scary Hunting Stories - Eerie...
I don't have that many spooky hunting stories, but some eerie experiences in the woods made an impression on me. Perhaps you'd like to share some of your own? Check it out.
How to Build a Muzzle Loading Rifle - Building...
How to build a black powder muzzle loading rifle from a kit from start to finish. Lots of photos and instructions for building a muzzleloader.
H. Pieper Flobert-Warnant 32 Rimfire Rifle Review
Antique H. Pieper 32 rimfire Flobert-Warnant type rifle, interesting old gun made on the best Flobert action. Introduction, history, warnant system, left side.
What is Riding Shotgun? What Does it Mean and...
: What is Riding Shotgun? What Does it Mean and When did it Originate? "Riding shotgun" is a phrase that
Definition of Hunting Sight Picture
Definition of hunting sight picture as it pertains to guns and shooting. What is a hunting sight picture, and what is it good for? Is it only used by hunters? Find out here.
What Are the Best Guns for Home Defense?
Defending your home is a big deal. Whether you live alone or with your spouse, children, and/or grandchildren, you need to be able to defend your home against all comers. Firearms can be a great tool for defense, but what kind is best for you?
Review of Tick Twister Tick Removal Tool
How to remove a tick? This nifty tick removal tool takes care of that problem, and it removes the whole tick in one easy operation.
Gun Review: Colt Lightweight Stainless...
Review of a rare 1911 variation. Although Colt has made similar guns more recently, only a few hundred of these CLS guns were made. Left side of gun.
Commando Mark III Carbine Loose Barrel and Feed...
This article describes and shows my repair of a loose barrel and damaged feed ramp on a Volunteer Enterprises Commando Mark III carbine Tommy gun look-alike. This gun was having feed problems, and while working on the feed ramp, I discovered that the barrel was loose. This article is about repairing those problems.
Review of Cerama-Coat Spray and Bake Gun Finish...
I used Cerama-Coat to finish a rifle I built, and while it was (mostly) easy to work with and looked good when new, it wears off fairly easily.
Ruger Carbine Trigger Assembly Removed from...
Ruger 44 magnum carbine trigger assembly removed from the receiver. Page 6.
Introduction, a Pair Ruger 44 Magnum Carbines
How to Disassemble, Clean, and Reassemble a Ruger 44 Carbine. History, background, suitable ammunition, and more. Instructions with photos.
LifeProof Phone Case for iPhone 4 & 4S and...
Review of the LifeProof phone case for iPhone 4 and 4S and LifeProof Belt Clip holster. I have seen a bunch of phone cases and have used a few on the iPhone 4S, and this is the best one I've used so far. It does have some quirks, though...
Comparison of Actions, Explanation of Gas...
How does a Ruger 44 magnum carbine work? Explanation of the action along with magazine tubes, action springs, slide assemblies, gas cylinders, and pistons. Page 4.
Gun Review: Glock 36 Compact 45 ACP Semi...
The Glock Model 36 is Glock's idea of a compact 45 pistol for carrying. While it's not exactly small, it is more compact than many other Glocks. It's also easy to shoot, and goes bang fairly reliably.
Pelican 1750 "Long Case" Double Rifle Hard Gun...
Review of Pelican 1750 double rifle hard gun case. This case is anything but cheap, but is it tough enough to justify the high price? My answer: Yes and no.
How to Field Dress a Deer
From shot to freezer, there's a lot of work to be done to keep your game meat fresh. Here's how to gut your animal to make sure the meat tastes great.
How Ammunition and Firearms Cartridges Are Named
Firearms cartridge nomenclature can be confusing. Why is the 30-06 named that way? What about the 30-30 Winchester, the 45 ACP, or the 45-70 Government? Let's look a little deeper and find out.
Rossi Matched Pair Combination Rifle and...
This single-shot rifle and shotgun combination gun is great for beginners or as a utility 'snake' gun for experienced hunters and shooters.
What is a Centerfire Gun or Ammunition?...
Definition of centerfire in firearms terminology. This type of cartridge contains a centrally-located primer, which, when struck by the firing pin...
Rifle Rebuild: Spanish Model 93 Mauser 7x57 7mm
Overview and description of a Spanish Mauser 1893 (93) bolt action rifle before I began rebuilding it.
Definition of Dominant Eye - Guns and Shooting
Definition of dominant eye as it pertains to guns and shooting. How can you tell which eye is dominant, and why should you care? Find out here.
How to Remove a Ruger Carbine From the Stock
How to remove a Ruger 44 Magnum Carbine stock. Page 3.
Definition of Tang
Definition of tang as it pertains to guns and shooting. What is a tang? Find out here. It's definitely not what astronauts drink.
Ruger Pistol History
: sturm ruger co inc dick metcalf ruger 22 rh twist southport connecticut
The Five Most Popular Remington Rifles and...
What are the most popular Remington rifles and shotguns? Find out here, as Layne Simpson takes a look at this brand's top-selling firearms.
How to Remove Ruger Carbine Action Spring,...
How to Remove Ruger Carbine Action Spring, Slide, and Magazine Tube Assembly. Page 7.
How to Decock/Uncock a Crossbow Using a Rope...
How to decock/uncock a crossbow using a rope cocking aid. Simple rope devices with pulleys and plastic hooks and handles are great tools for cocking your crossbow, but what you may not know is that they can also be used to decock many crossbows.
Home Gun Stock Refinishing With Lin-Speed Oil
Home Gun Stock Refinishing - I Refinished a Winchester Model 94 30-30 rifle (carbine) at home, and refinished the stock while I was at it. I used a product called Lin-Speed Oil instead of my old favorite Birchwood-Casey Tru-Oil, so I could give it another chance after an old batch of Lin-Speed had produced less-than-desirable results years earlier. Follow the photos as I walk through the gun stock refinishing process.
Gun Review: Ruger New Model Super Blackhawk 44...
Review of Ruger New Model Super Blackhawk 44 magnum single action revolver. This wheel gun is strong, durable, and gets the job done. But it doesn't all come up roses for owners of this shootin' iron...
Review of LimbSaver Crossbow Silencer System 3312
Review of LimbSaver Crossbow Silencer System 3312 for split limb crossbows. I installed this on my Barnett Wildcat C5 crossbow prior to my first season hunting with it. Two trips to the woods brought me two deer, and neither one even thought of jumping the string. Noise was reduced by a large margin with I installed them.
Shooting for One Ragged Hole - Product Review...
Shooting for One Ragged Hole - Product Review of One Ragged Hole Handgun Sight Blades, by Russ Chastain
Smith & Wesson Model 1500 Rifle Information
Years ago, Smith & Wesson sold bolt-action centerfire rifles under their name, but made by others. They used the same basic rifle as some marketed by Mossberg and Weatherby...
Hunting Shooting Glossary - Index page -...
Definitions of common words and terminology relating to guns, firearms, hunting and shooting.
A Test and Review of Tetra Gun Lubricants
A Test and Review of Tetra Gun Lubricants, by Russ Chastain
How to Remove and Clean the Piston Block Plug
How to remove and clean the gas piston block plug from Ruger carbine. Page 14.
How To Shoot More Accurately
A simple How to on Shooting Accurately
How to Remove a Ruger Carbine Operating Handle...
How to remove a bolt handle, or operating handle, from Ruger 44 magnum carbine. Page 8.
Definition of Single Action for Handguns,...
Definition of Single Action as it applies to firearms and shooting.
How to Remove the Trigger Assembly
How to remove the trigger assembly from a Ruger 44 Magnum Carbine rifle. Page 5.
Review of Energizer Night Strike Swivel LED...
Review of Energizer Night Strike Swivel LED Flashlight - plastic (polymer) body, belt clip, red, white, blue, green, and UV (black) lights. This light is tough and bright, but what about battery life and switch locations?
What is a Gun Stock? Find Out Here.
A gun stock is usually part of a gun which is used as a handle or to otherwise facilitate the handling, but not necessarily the mechanical function, of a firearm...
Definition of Action: Gun and Shooting Firearms...
: The word "action" is used to describe the way a gun functions. It may also be used to denote the mechanically-operable
Dan Wesson Model 44 Magnum Double Action...
Review of a Dan Wesson Model 44 magnum double action revolver. This fine handgun is versatile and accurate, and has a number of distinctive features not found on any other handgun.
After Removing Magazine Tube Assembly, Action...
Ruger 44 magnum carbine magazine, recoil spring, and slide assembly, removed from the gun. Page 9.
Comparison of Bolts from Two Different Ruger...
Ruger 44 magnum carbine - comparing bolts from two different Ruger carbines. Page 12.
How to Remove the Bolt from Ruger 44 Magnum...
How to remove the bolt from Ruger 44 Carbine receiver. Page 11.
Top 1 Slide (pump) Action Deer/Big Game Hunting...
Top Guide Picks - Top Slide (pump) Deer/Big Game Hunting Rifle, by Russ Chastain. Includes some history in the short descriptive summaries, with links to the manufacturers' sites.
Definition of Trigger Guard
Definition of Trigger Guard - the Trigger Guard Protects the Triggers on a Gun or Firearm
What is a Shotgun Gauge or Bore Size?
Definition and examples of a shotgun gauge, also known as a bore, which is a term most commonly used in hunting and shooting.
How to Remove the Barrel Band
How to remove the barrel band from a Ruger 44 magnum carbine. Page 2.
How to Boresight a Scope on a Bolt-Action Rifle...
A simple How to on Boresighting a Scope on a Bolt-Action rifle or pistol
Semi-Automatic
Definition of Semi-Automatic. Hunting / Shooting.
What Size Gun do I Need to Kill a Deer?
What Does it Take to Kill a deer? Hunting cartridge performance - a look at foot-pounds of energy, Taylor knock-out values, and the real world.
Definition of Follower, Magazine Follower
Definition of follower as it pertains to guns and shooting. What is a magazine follower, and what is it good for? Find out here.
What is a Gun Barrel Crown?
Definition of barrel crown, for firearms. What is a gun's crown?

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