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CZ 455: One Rimfire To Rule Them All

The CZ 455 is an eminently flexible rimfire, giving shooters endless configuration options. On top of that, the bolt-action rifle offers what every …

Gun Science: What’s “Knockdown” Power?

Gun Science: What’s “Knockdown” Power?<p>Industry Insights, 3 Featured Articles<p>By Tom McHale<p>16156<p>13<p>Share:<p><i>13</i> Join the Discussion<p>OK, so that was a trick …

Self Defense

The Glock 26: The Best (And Most Deadly) Gun on Planet Earth?

You make the call. One of the most competitive markets in the world of handguns is the subcompact market. Guns with short barrels and small …

Concealed Carry

Can You Hunt With It? 5.45x39mm

Is the 5.45x39mm a reasonable hunting cartridge? Contributor Jay Pinsky takes a closer look to find out.

NRA

7 Salty Takedown Rifles For Any Survival Situation

These seven takedown rifles will have you prepared to tackle any situation, survival or otherwise.The post 7 Salty Takedown Rifles For Any Survival …

The 5 Best Scopes for Mini 14 Ranch Rifles – Reviews 2018

Photo by Nathan Johansen / CC BY<p>Since 1974,the Ruger Mini 14 has been a popular rifle with sportsmen, law enforcement and private citizens desiring a …

Online Life

Calibers for Beginners: .223 Remington/5.56mm NATO

There are only a few things that confuse the novice more than rifles that chamber the .223 Remington/5.56mm NATO round. The fake news media describes …

U.S. Rifles of WWI: The M1903 and M1917

America’s bolt-action infantry rifles came from two main camps, but both the M1903 Springfield and the M1917 Enfield were sturdy, stout options to …

NRA

World’s Longest Sniper Kill: The Enemy Killed Over 2 Miles Away

To understand the complexity of the shot, it’s best to start with a sniper maxim: sniping is weaponized math.

Complexity

The Next Time Someone Cites "22 School Shootings So Far This Year"

As bad as they are, and with no attempt to minimize the individual incidents, here is the CNN stretch list of the actual incidents: ...

Choosing Buckshot Loads for Home Defense

Home-defense shotguns have a wide variety of ammo to choose from, and buckshot loads are some of the most popular. Which buckshot load is right for …

What Is A Ballistic Coefficient?

<i>Gun Digest</i> contributor Phil Massaro explains the ins and outs of the ballistic coefficient and what it means when selecting the right bullet for the …

7 Classic Revolvers You've Got To Have

There’s no denying that semi-automatics pistols rule the roost nowadays. But this hasn’t always been the case. For nearly two centuries, the sidearm …

5 of the Best Budget Guns

<b>U.S.A.</b> – We all like to shoot, but sometimes the budget will not allow people to get that new HK or that Daniel Defense. After almost every day of …

How to Identify/Date a S&W

Pilgrim <i>Moderator</i><p>Joined:Aug 24, 2005<p>Messages:16,015<p>Likes Received:1,222<p>Many people have questions about how to identify a S&W revolver and when was it …

U.S. Army

#SundayGunday: Ruger Ranch Thirty

Get a closer look at the Ruger American Ranch Thirty, the latest addition to our #SundayGunday series.

NRA

10 Great Pocket Holsters for Concealed Carry

Over the last ten years, there's been an explosion of popularity in small, easily-concealeable semi-automatic pocket pistols. From the Ruger LCP to …

Self Defense

[Review] Palmetto State Armory (PSA) AR-15 (3 Rifles)

Are PSA’s low prices too good to be true?<p>For years I’ve heard of <b>Palmetto State Armory</b> and their ultra-affordable AR-15s. The only negative things …

Threading

A Look Back at the M14 Rifle

As World War II was winding down, armorers and inventors took a look at what was being used by U.S. servicemen and how to improve those tools.

The M14: Uncle Sam's New Automatic Rifle

<i>From the February, 1952 issue of</i> American Rifleman<p>Last month, the controversial debate between the United States and the United Kingdom over the …

4 Value-Priced Hunting Rifles

By Jon Sundra, Gun Digest<p>I don’t know who it was or when some advertising guru came up with the euphemism “value priced,” but you gotta admit, it’s a …

The Great .22-250

Not the fastest, nor the most accurate, but easily the best overall<p>In 1963 the Browning Arms Company made history. The firm began chambering its …

How Guns Work: the Firing Sequence

The science of <b>ballistics</b> covers three basic parts: interior, exterior and terminal. Interior ballistics is, simply described, what happens inside the …

The .22 LR: Mini, Mighty And Many

The .22 LR is among the most versatile calibers, in part due to the wealth of different ammunition.The post The .22 LR: Mini, Mighty And Many …

Ruger American Ranch 7.62x39mm vs. CZ 527 Carbine Rustic, 7.62x39mm

The 7.62x39mm cartridge is one of my all time favorites. The 7.62x39mm cartridge has been around since 1947 and has proven itself to be a …

Ruger American Ranch Review – The Modernized Bolt Action Rifle

Ruger American Ranch Review: Summary<p><b>Reliability</b><p>To be expected from a bolt action rifle, but the Power Bedding improves this as well.<p>Accuracy<p>As long …

Marlin Model 60 Disassembly

I'd been thinking seriously about a beater .22 during the past couple of squirrel seasons due to worry about getting a scratch on my beautiful, …

A Few Kind Words for the .308

In reading Richard Mann’s <i>The Scout Rifle Study</i>, a paragraph leaped off the page at me. (I was, with some effort, able to stuff it back.)<p>Right now, in …

Top 6 .22 WMR Hunting Loads

Looking to diversify your .22 WMR ammunition stockpile? Here’s the lowdown on six prevalent loads.

.22 Hornet vs .22WMR

The .22 Hornet traces its lineage back to the .22 WCF. Col. Townsend Whelen and Capt. G.L. Wotkyns—both of whom were working with Springfield Armory …