Author Archives: Walt Hampton

Walt Hampton

About Walt Hampton

Walt Hampton is a retired wildlife biologist and gunsmith and has been writing for outdoor publications since 1990. Send your questions to him at: or write him at: 341 Horse Ford Lane, Independence, VA 24348. For a signed, first edition copy of Walt's book, Tales From Buck Mountain, send $20 to the address above. Be sure to include your mailing address. All proceeds from his book sales now go to the Wounded Warrior Project.

The Long-Range Handgun Load

Shooting traditional handgun cartridges at long range takes practice and careful loading. You have to do a lot of things right to make it work.