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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.
Is There Any Difference Between 9mm Luger and...
What's the Difference Between 9mm Luger, 9mm Parabellum, 9x19mm, and 9mm NATO? Find out here.
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.
Reading Whitetail Deer Body Language When...
Whitetail hunting has enough mysteries, without wondering where your deer was hit. How to read a whitetail deer's body language to tell where - or if - you've hit it.
9mm vs 380 ACP For Self-Defense: Which one is...
Comparing the 9mm and 380 handgun pistol cartridges for self-defense - By Dick Metcalf, Technical Editor, Shooting Times
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.
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.
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.
How to Get Started Hunting
First of two pages offering simple tips to help beginning hunters. First step: Attend a hunter education/safety course.
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.
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.
Types of Scope Reticles or Crosshairs and Their...
Scope reticles and crosshairs; overview and discussion of plain crosshair.
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.
What is the Best Hunting Rifle for Home Defense?
How do you pick a rifle for hunting and self defense? Let's compare cost, availability, and effectiveness so you can make the best choice.
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...
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.
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?
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.
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.
What Kind of Ammunition to Use in Ruger 44...
The Ruger 44 Carbine is a short, handy semi-auto rifle designed for specific 44 Magnum loads, and some 44 groceries just won't do. Read this to find out what to feed your 44 carbine.
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...
How To Sight in a Gun
A simple How to on Sighting-in a Gun
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 or Zero a Gun
A simple How to on Sighting-in a Gun
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.
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.
Hunting and Shooting Quick Tips to Improve Your...
Over the years, I've learned a lot about hunting and shooting. Here are some of those lessons, condensed into quick tips for the hunter and shooter. Whether you hunt with rifle or bow, deer or small game, these should help you become better at what you do.
What Does Magnum Mean? Find out here.
Definition of the word magnum as it applies to guns and ammunition.
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.
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...
Gun Review: Taurus PT709 Slim Compact 9mm...
This gun is light, compact, and easy to carry. Some standout features: a safety, a screw-adjustable rear sight, and second-strike capability in the event of a dud primer.
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.
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.
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.
The Best Ways to Miss a Deer, or How to Hit...
Ever missed a deer? If not, then you probably haven't hunted very much. This article describes some of
Hunters Should Not Aim High
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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.
How To Remove Rust From a Gun
A simple How to on Removing Rust From Guns
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?
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.
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.
Gun Review: Remington Nylon 66 22 Rimfire...
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.
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.
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.
How to Load a Traditional Muzzleloading Black...
These older-style muzzleloaders 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.
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.
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.
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. Carry your rifle at the ready.
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.
Gun Review: Winchester Model 62A Pump (Slide)...
This 22 rimfire rifle evolved from previous models into 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.
Why Do Hunters Hunt? Reasons Why Hunters Pursue...
Exploring the reasons why we hunters hunt... why do people hunt and kill animals?
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.
Gun Review: Beretta 3032 Tomcat 32 ACP...
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.
What's the Best Hunting Rifle for You?
What's the best hunting rifle for you? How to decide which rifle will best suit your hunting needs.
Spooky and Scary Hunting Stories - Eerie...
Some eerie experiences in the woods that made an impression on me.
Why do Hunters Paint Their Faces - Does Face...
Taking a look at face painting and see if the guys from Duck Dynasty paint their faces as a gimmick or if it really helps.
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.
Definition of Bore, as it pertains to firearms.
Gun Review: Savage 10ML-II Smokeless Powder...
Review of the ONLY major muzzleloading rifle that can handle smokeless powder. I love this rifle and what it's capable of; read on to learn more...
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!
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.
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.
Savage 10ML-II Smokeless-Capable Muzzleloading...
This is a more detailed review of the Savage 10 ML-II muzzleloading rifle, which is the only widely-available muzzleloading rifle that will safely shoot smokeless powder loads. The rifle is 50 caliber and does well with black powder as well as several smokeless powder I have tried in it.
How to Use a Rifle Sling (and Why You Should)
Slings help you carry, control, and get the best accuracy out of your hunting rifle or shotgun.
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
Will Shotgun Recoil Break a Rifle Scope?
Questions about rifle scopes and shotguns abound, and folks often want to put a rifle scope on their shotgun. Problem is, this really isn't a good idea...
Introduction, a Pair of Ruger 44 Magnum Carbines
How to Disassemble, Clean, and Reassemble a Ruger 44 Carbine. History, background, suitable ammunition, and more. Instructions with photos.
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.
Blood-Trailing Whitetail Deer
Some blood-trailing experiences I've had, and some tips & tricks to help you become a better blood trailer and tracker.
What Size Gun do I Need to Kill a Deer?
Hunting cartridge performance - a look at foot-pounds of energy, Taylor knock-out values, and the real world. Page 2.
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.
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.
Definition of Keyhole, Key Hole, or Keyholed...
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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.
Should I Hunt With a Fouled Bore?
Why you should always hunt with a fouled bore on your rifle, whether it's a modern (cartridge) gun or a muzzleloader. It's important to keep your shots consistent, and the first shot or two from a clean barrel will almost always hit in a different location than those fired afterward.
Ruger P97 45 ACP Polymer Semi-Automatic Pistol...
Review of Ruger P97 45 ACP semi-automatic pistol, by Dick Metcalf, Technical Editor, Shooting Times
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.
Gun Review: Ruger P345 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: Colt Model 1917 Army New Service...
This double action revolver was made to supplement the short supply of 1911 pistols in World War I. Introduction, left side of 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.
10 Basic Gun Safety Rules
Guns are used safely millions of times every year, but the potential for injury and death is always there. Stay safe!
EAA Witness Pistol Review
EAA Witness pistol review, by Dick Metcalf. This review covers imported semi-auto Tanfoglio pistols in a number of calibers.
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...
Ruger 44 Carbine Disassembly, Cleaning, and...
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.
Not All Handguns Are Pistols - Here's Why
What is a pistol? It's not just any handgun. For example, revolvers are not pistols...
First Time's a Charm - A Deer Hunter's First...
First times mean a lot. First hunt, first kill, first buck... they all add up to something intangible that's unlike anything else I've ever known, and I'm sure glad I didn't miss out on it.
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.
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.
Bobcat Hunting Experiences - and Why Hunt...
A discussion of some of my hunting experience with bobcats, and why it's no sin to kill a wild cat. Page 2.
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.
Definition of Long Gun
Which guns qualify as long guns? Let's find out.
Zippo Hand Warmer Review
This catalytic heater uses lighter fluid and burns for as long as 12 to 13 hours - sometimes. Mine did a great job when it stayed lit...
Ruger’s .30 Carbine Blackhawk Revolver Is...
Ruger’s .30 Carbine Blackhawk Revolver Is a Winning Tool - By Dick Metcalf, Technical Editor, Shooting Times
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...
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.
Whitetail Deer, From a Hunter's Viewpoint
Profile of Whitetail Deer. The whitetail deer is the most sought-after game animal in the USA, for good reason.
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.
What Does Semi-Automatic Mean?
What is a semi-automatic gun? Is it a machine gun? Find out here.
How to Be a Better Shot!
Shooting accurately is desirable in any kind of shooting, and is downright necessary for hunters. Accuracy is also great at the range. Here's how I hit what needs hittin'.
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.
Gun Review: H. Pieper Flobert-Warnant 32...
Antique H. Pieper 32 rimfire Flobert-Warnant type rifle, interesting old gun made on the best Flobert action. Introduction, history, warnant system, left side.
Gun Review: Ruger Redhawk 44 Magnum Double...
The Sturm, Ruger, and Company's Redhawk 44 magnum double action revolver is not the smoothest or the best, and may well be the strongest.
How to Remove the Barrel Band
How to remove the barrel band from a Ruger 44 magnum carbine. Page 2.
What is a Six O'Clock Hold Sight Picture?
What is a six o'clock hold, and what is it good for? Find out here.
Taurus Millennium PT145 .45 ACP Pistol
Taurus Millennium PT145 .45 ACP Pistol - By Dick Metcalf, Technical Editor, Shooting Times
What is a Sight Picture as it Pertains to Guns...
What is a sight picture, and what is it good for? Find out here.
How to Remove the Trigger Assembly
How to remove the trigger assembly from a Ruger 44 Magnum Carbine rifle. Page 5.
Review: E.R. Shaw Barrel Replacement Kit for...
Review of E.R. Shaw Barrel Replacement Kit for Savage 110 series rifles. This barrel is chambered for 338-06 A-Square, but several other calibers are available. This kit contains a new barrel and some of the tools you'll need to change the barrel on a Savage 10, 11, 12, 110, 111, 112, or similar model rifle.
How to Remove a Ruger Carbine From the Stock
How to remove a Ruger 44 Magnum Carbine stock. Page 3.
Sheffield Utility Knife Hook Blades for...
These blades are used for other things, but they also work great for slitting the hide when skinning a deer, or opening an animal for field dressing.
Whitetail Deer Venison Chili Recipe
Recipe for Venison Chili. This Chili made with deer meat is mighty tasty, and has been used many times. I sure do like it!
Review: Traditions PA Pellet Flintlock...
Review of Traditions PA Pellet Flintlock muzzleloading rifle. This flintlock rifle will burn both black powder and pellets. Advertised to ignite Pyrodex and Triple 7 pellets, in my testing I fired IMR White Hots also. Not the best rifle, but it will work... usually.
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.
How to Clean a Gun
Guns vary and there are many ways to clean a them - but as with any job, you need to know your goal and how to reach it. You can learn that here.
Barnett Wildcat C5 Hunting Crossbow Review
Review of Barnett Wildcat C5 hunting crossbow. This crossbow has put meat in my freezer, more than once, and I like it. It's not the top of the heap in terms of quality, but it does the job - for a lot less money.
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.
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 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!
Ruger Carbine Trigger Assembly Removed from...
Ruger 44 magnum carbine trigger assembly removed from the receiver. Page 6.
Hi-Standard Model H-D Military Semi-Automatic...
This 22 rimfire pistol was only made for a relatively few years and it's been almost six decades since the last one rolled off the assembly line, but it's still a great little shooter. Introduction, History, Left Side
Why do Hunters Kill Animals?
When there's so much meat available down at the butcher's counter, why must hunters kill their own meat?
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.
How to Field Strip an AK-47 Rifle (and Variants)
How to remove the magazine from an AK-47 and unload it. How to field strip an AK-47 rifle (including fariants such as the WASR-10, SAR, etc.).
UpLULA Universal 9mm to 45 ACP Pistol Magazine...
Test and Review of UpLULA 9mm to 45 ACP pistol magazine loader. This loader performs very well and is very easy to use.
Hunting's Best Short Stories
Contains 21 short stories. Offers various viewpoints on hunting. Includes stories by well-known authors.
How to Remove Ruger Carbine Action Spring,...
How to Remove Ruger Carbine Action Spring, Slide, and Magazine Tube Assembly. Page 7.
Best Pheasant Guns and Loads - Page Two
Best pheasant guns and loads, page two. What guns and loads are best for pheasant hunting? Find out here. By Layne Simpson.
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.
Definition of Single Action for Handguns,...
Definition of Single Action as it applies to firearms and shooting.
Hunting and Shooting Glossary Index page
Definitions of common words and terminology relating to guns, firearms, wildlife, hunting, and shooting.
Check Ruger Carbine Cartridge Guide Plate -...
Check the Ruger 44 magnum carbine cartridge guide plate - it can cause feeding problems. Page 13.
Muzzleloader Bullet Starters
Bullet starters are great tools, and are easy to build. Most commercialy-available starters fall short of being as useful as they could be. The solution? Make your own!
Ruger Pistol History
: sturm ruger co inc dick metcalf ruger 22 rh twist southport connecticut
Definition of Loaded (Gun or Ammunition)
Definition of loaded as it pertains to firearms, guns, ammunition, and shooting. What does it mean when someone says the ammo or gun is loaded?
Gun Review: Ruger New Model Super Blackhawk 44...
Sturm, Ruger and Co. hadn't been around very long before its first centerfire gun hit the market in 1955.
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.
What is a Hunting Sight Picture? Find the...
What is a hunting sight picture, and what is it good for? Is it only used by hunters? Find out here.
Upland Sportsman Zero Interference Shotgun...
This product represents a unique approach to shotgun slings, and it's really pretty nice. I've tried a number of ways to carry my shotgun when shooting clays and doves, and this is my favorite so far.
Definition of Follower, Magazine Follower
What is a magazine follower, and what is it good for? Find out here.
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.
Rage 2 Blade Broadhead Review
These mechanical expanding broadheads are popular, but are they effective? They served me well, although I almost lost one deer I shot with a Rage...
What's the Best Way to Accurize my Rifle?
How best to accurize a rifle? The answer is, one step at a time...
Comparison of Bolts from Two Different Ruger...
Ruger 44 magnum carbine - comparing bolts from two different Ruger carbines. Page 12.
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.
Review of TerraLUX LightStar 80 LED Flashlight
Review of TerraLUX LightStar 80 LED flashlight. This small LED light is good and bright and very handy - I carried it with me constantly for three months. I'd still be carrying it if it hadn't come unclipped and sank...
How to Keep Venison Fresh For the Butcher
An easy how-to on keeping venison fresh after a kill and before processing (butchering).
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.
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.
How to Remove a Ruger Carbine Operating Handle...
How to remove a bolt handle, or operating handle, from Ruger 44 magnum carbine. Page 8.

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