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The .358 Winchester: Still A Major Contender

by Norman Gray, Friday, January 13, 2017
Written by Norman Gray
Technical Expertise by Bob Shell

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A well-used and well-loved Browning BLR lever action rifle in .358 Winchester. It seemed to love Doubletap’s 250 gr. Jacketed Soft Point ammunition. Doubletap is one of only a handfull of manufacturers ...

Hunters Now Have More Choices in More States with .444 Marlin and .357 Max

by Hunter Pilant, Tuesday, November 15, 2016
State hunting authorities have listened to enthusiastic hunters and have been adjusting regulations to expand legal ammunition calibers to allow more choices. Popular deer hunting states such as Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Indiana and others have revised their laws to allow more choices for deer hunting and other game animals, including rifles chambered in .444 Marlin and .357 Max.

The changes in laws in these states are allowing specific rifle and pistol ca...

45 Auto Bullseye Shooting

by Chase Turner, Tuesday, October 18, 2016
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“A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds,” Mr. Emerson wrote in his 1841 essay Self-Reliance, which speaks a truth to us today that all could use more of a healthy dose of skepticism when it comes to what you ought to believe. Our friends in Missouri already know this, of course: if you are going to make a case for some matt...

Unconventional Reloading Setups

by David S. McComas, Wednesday, October 5, 2016
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I’ve been shooting since before I can remember. I was born in 1948 and started reloading in 1975. Perhaps I was a late bloomer, because I didn’t have the ideal domestic situation to set up the reloading equipment. My first attempt was with a Lee Loader on the kitchen table. My wife objected to the possibility of marring the new table. Had I continued,...

Reloading and Applications for the 9mm

by Bob Shell, Tuesday, September 20, 2016
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In 1904, the German Navy brought out the 9x19, better known as the 9mm. The 9x19 is also commonly referred to as the 9mm Luger or 9mm Parabellum. In 1908, the rest of the German military started using the 9mm caliber. Since then, many other countries and police departme...

.308 Winchester: Heading Down Range For Over 64 Years

by Norman Gray, Thursday, September 1, 2016
November 11, 1918 marked the end of the First World War and the U.S. Ordnance Corp wanted a smaller cartridge to replace the 30-06 Springfield. Like all government undertakings, by the end of the Second World War, the engineers at the Frankford Arsenal had begun to experiment using the 300 Savage case. In 1952 the .308 Winchester had become a reality and for the military, the cartridge designated, Ball, Cal. 30 T65 was ready for testing. The performance of the experimental round could not match ...

Reloading Tips and Tricks 2.0

by Hunter Pilant, Thursday, August 11, 2016
More and more people are beginning to reload their own ammunition due to the cost savings associated with it. Reloading also provides the opportunity to customize your loads to meet your ammo needs. Whether you are a veteran reloader or a newbie to reloading, we have compiled a few tips and tricks to help you in your reloading endeavors in Reloading Tips and Tricks 2.0. For more helpful tips, take a look at our previous article Reloading Tips and Tricks.

Pistol Fever: Ruger Super Blackhawk .44 Remington Magnum

by Chase Turner, Friday, April 8, 2016
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We all make mistakes. They come in all shapes, sizes and quantities. I ought to know, since I just made one. So, please, let me confess: I spent too much money on a pistol. Which, in order to get, I needed to trade a pistol of mine. And additional money. Did I mention that the pistol was perhaps not...

How to Read Fired Brass to Determine the Performance of Your Load

by Bob Shell, Friday, March 18, 2016
When we reload and fire out ammo, we naturally want to know how it performs. Two of the most common things we look at is the round’s accuracy and if it fed ok. If you are a little more serious, you may purchase a chronograph so you can measure the velocity and consistency of your loads. These are good ways to evaluate your efforts.


Something that many people overlook is how the brass looks after being fired. If you know how to read the signs, you will learn a lot on how your...

Black Powder vs. Smokeless Powder:
The History and Characteristics of
Gun Powder Types

by Bob Shell, Tuesday, October 13, 2015
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