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Category: Technical Shooting


Zeroing Tips from the Guru

September 28, 2018
I RECENTLY WATCHED SEVERAL “HOW-TO” VIDEOS, ON THE SUBJECT MATTER “HOW TO MAKE ADJUSTMENTS TO YOUR RIFLE SCOPE”. ONE THING I NOTICED QUICKLY, WAS A LACK OF CLEAR EXPLANATION OF HOW TO DO IT, WHAT THE “CLICKS” INDICATED, MINUTE OF ANGLE, & JUST HOW MANY CLICKS WERE REQUIRED TO MOVE THE BULLET’S IMPACT POINT @ […]

Blackhorn 209, Finally a Solution to Black Powder Fouling

June 15, 2018
Reece Talley, a California Hunter's Safety instructor, shares his experiences with Blackhorn 209 while teaching another generation of hunters.

LIGHT WEIGHT RIFLES & HANDGUNS: When is too little to much?

May 25, 2018
When is light and handy to little for the job at hand. The Guru knows.

Letters to the Editor

May 23, 2018
Our Readers are encouraged to share their input and opinions regarding stories that appear in this magazine. Since we like our readers to also be writers, sometimes their views and ideas may differ from ours here at Western Powders. We encourage freedom of thought here. Please read, consider and respond.

45 ACP vs. 9mm: Charles Schwartz Brings Science to the Debate

April 27, 2018
One of the best minds in the terminal ballistics world weighs in on the age old question of which is better: The 45 ACP or the 9mm Parabellum.

Ask the GURU

February 2, 2018
Mike Whitlock brings 40 years of experience to the Guru's classroom. Welcome to class.

Making Good with Range Brass

December 27, 2017
Competitive Three-Gun shooter, Sterling White offers tips on getting range brass back into shooting condition.

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?