Gunsmithing Articles

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Primers, First Stage of Ignition

Primers are literally the spark that gets everything rolling in a cartridge. But there are some fine points about the component that must be understood to safely get the most out of the ammunition you’re reloading.Read more

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What Reloading Press Best Suits Your Needs?

As a reloader, the first and foremost piece of gear you’ll need is a reloading press. They come in many different shapes, sizes, colors and styles, and your style of reloading should dictate which one will best serve your needs.
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The Hollowpoint as Defensive Ammo

Sterile lab testing in ballistic gelatin is great, but the ultimate laboratory is the street, the author maintains. Here are the loads that seem to be doing best there, input written in blood from gunfights police departments have experienced with defensive ammunition.
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Gunsmith Interview: Grant Cunningham

Here’s the story of how Grant Cunningham went from a manager in the photographic industry to a full-time gunsmith.
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Who built that AR?

Here’s the story of how Grant Cunningham went from a manager in the photographic industry to a full-time gunsmith.
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Why You Should Practice Shooting in Poor Weather Conditions

Just because the weather isn’t agreeable doesn’t mean it’s not time to hit the range. There’s plenty to learn from shooting in poor conditions.
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Why Bullet Trajectory Doesn’t Go Straight

A bullet drops faster as it goes farther, right? Well, not really. Gravity determines how fast a bullet drops, and its force doesn’t change over the course of a bullet’s flight. But the arc does get steeper at distance. Why?

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Handgun Maintenance for Reliability

We must take care of our guns so they can take care of us. With modern products, that’s not a time-consuming process, and it can be done in minutes after shooting. Here are some tips for handguns.

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Range Estimation Methods in Rifle Shooting Range

Putting aside technology like laser rangefinders and rangefinding reticles, there are several methods available to the shooter for range estimation.

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