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Entries for November 2016

Ballistic Balance

Ballistic Balance

By Richard Mann

How to sort out which load offers the most  balance for your hunting rifle. Balance is important in everything, even in hunting firepower. A ballistically balanced load offers the most power and the flattest trajectory with the least amount of recoil in a sporting-weight rifle. Average muzzle velocity of the most popular big game cartridges i... READ MORE

Smith & Wesson’s 686 Revolver

Smith & Wesson’s 686 Revolver

By John Haviland

This brother of the Model 19 is great for hunting and plinking. Last summer, I bought a Smith & Wesson Model 686 .357 Magnum revolver, and ever since, I’ve been happily shooting it at the range and in the field. The gun shoots tight groups from the bench and balances well in the hands for accurate offhand fire. It digests a variety of loa... READ MORE

Remington’s Classic Rimfire

Remington’s Classic Rimfire

By Clair Rees

After 54 years of service, the Model 552 Speedmaster is still one of the sleekest .22 autoloaders available. I fell in love with the Remington Model 552 Speedmaster .22 the first time I saw it in the Sears and Roebuck window. That was in 1957, when the gun was first introduced and Sears and Roebuck still sold firearms. One of its features was a big... READ MORE

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