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Category: Shooting Stories


Titanium is a Wonderful Thing!

February 24, 2017
Jeremy Brown had an accidental double charge. It left an impression on him and his Smith and Wesson 329 as well.

Too Choke or Not to Choke: Competition Tips

December 9, 2016
By Jerry Sinkovec We move through it, we shoot through it and we breathe it. It’s air. But it’s something most shooters never think about when they are competing in a sporting clays competition or even in practice. It is something we should consider when shooting above 3,000 feet. At 3,000 feet the air density […]

Loading The Triple Deuce

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

Taming a Dangerous Game Rifle

October 31, 2016
Dangerous game rifles are powerful. They are also tremendously accurate if you take the time to learn the tricks to manage recoil. John Noak offers his insights into handling the heavy hitters.

THE ECONOMICAL 20 PRACTICAL

September 21, 2016
The Varmint Terminator, Will Scherer explains how he became a fan of the .20 Practical and how he made it work.

Looking at Cartridge Efficiency

July 25, 2016
The .22/243 Win. wildcat is fast and flat. The .358 Winchester is more at home in the deep woods where its heavy bullet is more than a match for deer and black bears. They are both based on the .308 Winchester case. Which is more efficient?

Quantitative Ammunition Selection: Ballistic Science I can Use!

May 6, 2016
Kevin Newberry offers his opinions on handgun stopping power and how to predict the best real-world performers.

Book Review: How to Buy an AK-47

February 26, 2016
The best book on the subject we have seen.

The .221 Fireball — A Keeper

December 18, 2015
One of the greatest varmint cartridges got its start as a pistol round. Jim Waddell looks at how it grew up to be the answer for light varminters everywhere.

A Dangerous Mismatch

December 17, 2015
The .300 Blackout is a great cartridge but, given the right circumstances, will headspace in a 5.56 chamber. Here is how and why the .300 Blackout can be a Dangerous Mismatch.