Reports of .22 Long Rifle speeds seem to have been greatly over-estimated at a certain point in time. “The Model 63 was designed for Winchester/Western Super Speed and Super-X Long Rifle; it’s stamped right there on the barrel. The first high-speed LR ammunition came out in 1930. If you look at those old ammunition handbooks [...]
It was all so simple, once upon a time. Magnum rounds were few, the guns to chamber them even fewer. Today, that’s all changed. “Back in the Jurassic era, when I was budding gun weenie, I pretty much knew what a magnum was, and so did everybody else who was into guns. Back then—I’m talking [...]
Covering everything from maintenance to functionality, the latest models and all the things you could latch on to their Picatinny rails, plus tips on parts and DIY-ing the ubiquitous AR-15, this is the resource to have.
On the heels of the many passionate speeches given at this past weekend’s Annual Meetings of the NRA Membership, these words from the President John F. Kennedy still ring true for our firearms and freedoms. “The cost of freedom is always high—but Americans have always paid it. And one path we shall never choose, [...]
The Gun Digest Book of Combat Handgunnery contains handgun shooting tips you can take to the range and see immediate results.
It’s “concealed” carry for a reason. The advantage is yours only if others don’t know you’re armed. “I recall the morning I was eating breakfast at my favorite diner. … A seventy-ish man, one I knew to be a retired Philadelphia cop, was putting on his coat, when an elderly couple seated nearby complimented him [...]
So you bought that snazzy stainless firearm because the guy behind the counter told you it’d shed the elements like water off a duck’s back. Yeah, right. “The trend in firearms clearly seems to be away from the classic blued ones and in favor of those being marketed as stainless. But a big misconception comes [...]
If you’re toying with the idea of adding revolvers to your lineup, whether for target fun, a concealed carry backup, or even your main sidearm, then author Grant Cunningham’s Gun Digest Book of the Revolver should be a must-read before you open your wallet.
We can’t expect to keep our heritage of shooting and gun sports if we don’t pass it on to the next generation of sportsmen. “I landed in Des Moines [for the] Youth Hunter Education Challenge camp … . More than 100 young people … were participating. … Several of the events involved ‘live fire.’ In [...]
Combat Focus Shooting Evolution 2010, is considered by many in the know to be the next level in personal protection development.