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Category: Internal Ballistics


Why Choose a 223 Ackley Improved

November 10, 2017
One of our favorite writers, Bill Craig, is back with a look at the .223 Ackley Improved.

Remington’s Ultimate Muzzleloader

September 13, 2017
Blackhorn 209 loads for the Remington Ultimate Muzzleloader.

Dear Labby: Questions For Our Ballistics Lab

September 7, 2017
Write to us with your ballistics and shooting questions. Dear Labby is here to help.

The Quiet Felony

July 28, 2017
The parts are available to build inexpensive suppressors online, but when do solvent traps become a felony?

Paper-Patching Your Inline Muzzleloader

June 16, 2017
Roger Johnson explains how to paperpatch bullets.

Caliber Confusion: Why are .38 Specials .36 Caliber?

April 20, 2017
The fact that .38 Specials can be fired in a .357 Magnum chamber is well known. Why they are called .38s is a little more obscure.

Searching for the Right 32-20 Winchester Load

March 15, 2017
A retirement gift becomes a labor of love.

Making the Ruger 77/50 Blackhorn 209 Compatible.

February 10, 2017
Badger Ridge Industries comes through again, modernizing the breech plug system for the much-liked Ruger 77/50.

Blackhorn 209 in Bottlenecks

December 28, 2016
Bob Shell works his magic with Blackhorn 209 in some very surprising cartridges.

Loading The Triple Deuce

November 11, 2016
Jim Waddell loads one of his favorites, the .222 Remington.