Category Archives: Rifleman

Tight Turns

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Rifling twist rates have been changing due to longer and longer bullets. Jim Carmichel, whose wisdom I trust in all

Forgotten Speed Demon

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The .264 Winchester Magnum Has Many Attributes Today’s Shooters Demand. The .257 Weatherby Magnum and .264 Winchester Magnum are remarkable

2-Stage Triggers

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Often derided, they are growing in popularity and quality. A century ago when armies were equipped with bolt-action rifles most

Looking

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Through A Glass. A hunter’s binocular ranks in importance right behind the rifle. I can get along without a scope

Long Live The .22!

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A family’s generations with rimfire rifles. Around 1918 my grandfather, with help from neighbors, built a big hip-roof barn on

The Lever Action

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A Truly American Action The lever action is American. Other nations do bolt actions well with their Mausers and Mannlichers.

Firmly In The Middle

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Ruger’s New .338 Compact Magnum. Of the many big-game cartridges introduced in the last couple of decades, my favorite is

Want To Grow Old?

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Safe Gun Handling Skills May Help. Some of the shooting-related stuff I see and read on the Internet fills me

Good Guns Gone

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Britain used to have a thriving trade in gun making, but no more. It’s hard to believe now, but there

The SAKO TRG-42

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A well-made long-range rifle in .338 Lapua. Even in boom times, with money no object, there can’t be a big

Speed Reading

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The Chronograph Is One Of The Most Valuable Tools My first chronograph was an Oehler Model 12, acquired around 1980.