How to "Box Track" a Scope
How to "Box Track" a Scope
How to "Box Track" a Scopeby Al JoleIn the world of shooting, scopes are used in various ways. Some people zero the scope at a given distance and then simply hold over or use Kentucky windage on their shots to a ...
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The Ruger LCP II and a Comparison to the Taurus TCP
The Ruger LCP II and a Comparison to the Taurus TCP
Ruger LCP II Review: Random thoughts on the Ruger LCP II and a comparison to the Taurus TCP by Greg RitchieSeveral years back I felt the need to replace my Back Up Gun ("BUG"). It was a snubby revolver chambere ...
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Ammunition Malfunctions
Ammunition Malfunctions
Ammunition MalfunctionsThere are three common ammunition malfunctions with modern self-contained metallic ammunition, inclusive of both center-fire and rim-fire. In this article we will briefly look at what they are and h ...
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Reloading Basics for the Beginner
Reloading Basics for the Beginner
Reloading 101 for Beginners If you are thinking about reloading and want to have a basic idea of why, what, and how it is done, it is my intent for this article to help answer these questions you may be asking. First, you ...
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.22LR as a Defensive Round?
.22LR as a Defensive Round?
So is the .22lr a viable round for defense?If asked whether or not a .22lr [Editor: .22 Long Rifle, .22LR] pistol is an ideal defensive firearm, most firearm experts will give you a resounding "no." There is ho ...
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Getting Started Part 2: Primers, Powers and Bullets
Getting Started Part 2: Primers, Powers and Bullets
Getting Started, Part 2Powders, Primers and BulletsAlright, you've taken the plunge. You have a brand new press, a set of dies for you chosen caliber, a scale and all the other goodies, including a good reloading manual. ...
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Revolvers Are More Reliable
Revolvers Are More Reliable
Revolvers are more reliable than semi-autos. There's a poem floating about: "Six For Sure." The oft repeated wisdom is that revolvers have simpler construction and few parts which means that there are fewer thin ...
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THE MODERN .22 LONG RIFLE FOR SURVIVAL AND DEFENSE
THE MODERN .22 LONG RIFLE FOR SURVIVAL AND DEFENSE
THE MODERN .22 LONG RIFLE FOR SURVIVAL AND DEFENSEIn 1887, the J. Steven Arms & Tool Co. developed the modern day 22 Long Rifle cartridge. The success of this tiny rimfire cartridge is legendary. It continues to this ...
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Counter point to In Defense of Magazine Disconnects
Counter point to In Defense of Magazine Disconnects
Magazine Disconnect safeties actually make a firearm less safe. How you ask? By violating the KISS principle, a rule that declares systems work best when they are kept as simple as possible. The magazine disconnect safety ...
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In Defense of the Magazine Disconnect
In Defense of the Magazine Disconnect
There's a lot of hate in the firearms community for magazine disconnects. I've been largely blase about the arguments. I've been more interested in ergonomics, reliability, cost, and even if the design is interesting than ...
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