Entries for March 2016
Evolution of the .22
By Ralph M. Lermayer
The .22 rimfire reigns supreme for controlling pests and filling the stew pot. It was conceived as a parlor game, a way for cooped-up people to amuse themselves, by tipping over little targets with a round not powerful enough to do any damage. M. Flobert patented the Bulleted Breech Cap (BB Cap) in 1845. It was simply the existing musket cap with a... READ MORE
Finding the Sweet Spot
By Ron Spomer
The right bullet at the right seating depth can shoot like a house afire. Pardon the personal question, but how deep is your seat? This has nothing to do with furniture or your personal deep-seated convictions. It has everything to do with how accurately your rifles shoot. Bullet seating depth is critical. You probably already know that a particula... READ MORE
One Man’s Meat Rifle
By Sam Fadala
Many of us hunt for tasty venison, not antlers. Here are five opinions on the best guns for makin’ meat.
Hunters revere whitetails sporting magnificent headdresses. But trophy deer are not average, and average is what’s available in numbers.
I spent a decade hunting the elusive Coues’ deer in Arizona and Mexico in pursuit of bon... READ MORE