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Incoming: Understanding Rifle Twist

One of our readers recently took us to task over an article that covered rifle twist rate and bullet stability in relation to long-range shooting. His response is thought-provoking.

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Video: Shooting with Both Eyes Open

As simple as it might sound, shooting with both eyes open is an important skill, one that can give a shooter a marked advantage in the real world. But learning to keep both peepers in the game is a matter of practice.

Today’s hunter is constantly searching for the load with the best knockdown power, when shot placement is far more important in regards to knocking an animal down.

The Truth Behind Knockdown Power

Energy is definitely a factor in what is called knockdown power, but there are other facets in play determining if a round will floor game. Location of the hit and construction of the bullet/slug are far more important elements.

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Video: AR Fruit Salad by Jerry Miculek

Jerry Miculek once again demonstrates his culinary skills by preparing fruit salad with his AR rifle. Watch him blast ever smaller pieces of produce in what amounts to a blink of an eye.

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Gun Training Should Involve a Dose of Nasty Weather

It’s too windy, or it’s cold or raining too hard to go out and practice. The truth of the matter is, whether hunting or competing, long-distance shooters can’t always depend on blue bird skies. To win in nasty conditions, your gun training can't be called for bad weather.