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Gun Apps that Score a Bull’s Eye

Music, banking, games – there's an app for nearly everything. Shooters haven't been left out in the cold. There are plenty of programs out there that turn smartphones into nifty shooting, reloading and general gun tools.

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Hodgdon RDC Upgrades Makes Reloading Ammo Easier

When it comes to free online reloading tools, few match Hodgdon's Reloading Data Center. And the powder manufacturer's database has gotten a even better with recent updates making it more user friendly.

The question of what a cartridge's name means is not as clear today as it was back in the good 'ol days. Photo courtesy Cartridges of the World, 11th Edition.

What’s In A Name?

Quantum physics is a game of Candyland compared to figuring out our American “system” of cartridge names. It wasn’t always so bad.

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New Turkey Loads 2014

These new optimized turkey loads hit strutting toms like a Mack truck and do so with astounding efficiency. Don't go after longbeards this season without some of these turkey loads in your vest.

Possibly the most famous of all .380 ACP pistols are the Walther PPK and PPK/S, great pocket pistols and backup guns, and favorites of James Bond fans.

Three Cheers for the .380

When an earlier story on carry calibers wrongly omitted the .380, Gun Digest readers sounded off. We heard you loud and clear.

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Reloading Ammo Goes Digital with Hornady

Reloading ammo is a timeworn tradition, with many of its tools changing little over the past half century. But the discipline recently took a leap into the 21st century with the digital release of Hornady's reloading manual.