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Guns and Shooting Information for Hunters and Shooters
All about guns and shooting, including information on ammunition and reloading, online shopping for guns, manufacturers, holsters, scopes & sights, gun cleaning, and a whole lot more!

Reviewing the Ruger P90 45 ACP Pistol
Should you purchase the Ruger P90 45 ACP

How to Change Simonov SKS Magazine - Change SKS Rifle Mag From Fixed to Detachable - Removable Magazines
This will allow you to use high capacity (or low capacity for hunting) magazines in your SKS. I used a Tapco 5-round magazine for this project.

How to Change Simonov SKS Magazine - Change SKS Rifle Mag From Fixed to Detachable - Removable Magazines
This will allow you to use high capacity (or low capacity for hunting) magazines in your SKS. I used a Tapco 5-round magazine for this project. Page 2.

How to Change Simonov SKS Magazine - Change SKS Rifle Mag From Fixed to Detachable - Removable Magazines
This will allow you to use high capacity (or low capacity for hunting) magazines in your SKS. I used a Tapco 5-round magazine for this project. Page 4.

How to Change Simonov SKS Magazine - Change SKS Rifle Mag From Fixed to Detachable - Removable Magazines
This will allow you to use high capacity (or low capacity for hunting) magazines in your SKS. I used a Tapco 5-round magazine for this project. Page 3.

How to Change Simonov SKS Magazine - Change SKS Rifle Mag From Fixed to Detachable - Removable Magazines
This will allow you to use high capacity (or low capacity for hunting) magazines in your SKS. I used a Tapco 5-round magazine for this project. Page 5.

How to Change Simonov SKS Magazine - Change SKS Rifle Mag From Fixed to Detachable - Removable Magazines
This will allow you to use high capacity (or low capacity for hunting) magazines in your SKS. I used a Tapco 5-round magazine for this project. Page 6.

How to Change Simonov SKS Magazine - Change SKS Rifle Mag From Fixed to Detachable - Removable Magazines
This will allow you to use high capacity (or low capacity for hunting) magazines in your SKS. I used a Tapco 5-round magazine for this project. Page 10.

How to Change Simonov SKS Magazine - Change SKS Rifle Mag From Fixed to Detachable - Removable Magazines
This will allow you to use high capacity (or low capacity for hunting) magazines in your SKS. I used a Tapco 5-round magazine for this project. Page 11.

How to Change Simonov SKS Magazine - Change SKS Rifle Mag From Fixed to Detachable - Removable Magazines
This will allow you to use high capacity (or low capacity for hunting) magazines in your SKS. I used a Tapco 5-round magazine for this project. Page 12.

How to Change Simonov SKS Magazine - Change SKS Rifle Mag From Fixed to Detachable - Removable Magazines
This will allow you to use high capacity (or low capacity for hunting) magazines in your SKS. I used a Tapco 5-round magazine for this project. Page 7.

How to Change Simonov SKS Magazine - Change SKS Rifle Mag From Fixed to Detachable - Removable Magazines
This will allow you to use high capacity (or low capacity for hunting) magazines in your SKS. I used a Tapco 5-round magazine for this project. Page 8.

How to Change Simonov SKS Magazine - Change SKS Rifle Mag From Fixed to Detachable - Removable Magazines
This will allow you to use high capacity (or low capacity for hunting) magazines in your SKS. I used a Tapco 5-round magazine for this project. Page 9.

Simonov SKS Magazine From Fixed to Detachable
This will allow you to use high capacity (or low capacity for hunting) magazines in your SKS. I used a Tapco 5-round magazine for this project.

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All About Ammunition
Links to manufacturers of ammo, reloading gear equipment and components (bullets, cases, primers, powder), and where to buy ammunition online.

Definition of Double Triggers - Guns and Shooting
Guns with two triggers have double triggers. What purpose do they serve? Why not just one trigger? Find out here.

What is a Centerfire Gun or Ammunition?
Definition of centerfire in firearms terminology. A centerfire cartridge contains a centrally-located primer, which, when struck by the firing pin...

Definition of Hammer Spur - Guns and Shooting
What is a hammer spur, and what does it do? Find out here.

Break-Open or Break Action Gun
Break-action guns are some of the simplest and most reliable firearms ever made.

Definition of Barrel Crown (Firearms)
What is a gun's crown? Is it just the muzzle end, or something more? Find out that answer and more...

Definition of Gun Barrel
The barrel is a very important part of any firearm.

Is it Safe to Shoot a Shotgun Slug Through a Choke Tube?
It depends... there are different types of slugs, and different types of chokes...

What is Sight Picture as it Pertains to Guns and Shooting
What is a sight picture, and what is it good for? Find out here.

Definition of Dominant Eye - Guns and Shooting
How can you tell which eye is dominant, and why should you care? Find out here.

Definition of Six O'Clock Hold Sight Picture
What is a six o'clock hold, and what is it good for? Find out here.

Definition of Gun or Firearms Chamber


Definition of Misfire in Guns and Shooting Terminology
Misfires can be dangerous, but they're usually just aggravating...

Review of Tipton Rapid Deluxe Bore Guide Kit
This bore guide kit claims to be universal and brags about its

Hunting: Deer and other Big Game
How-to info, deer hunting products, thoughts on trophy hunting, camo, moon phases, big game hunting stories, articles about hunting, and more.

Odd Shots I've Known - Unusual Shots That Have Done the Job on Deer
Rushed shots, poor judgement, and sometimes plain ol' luck caused these unusual shots to be less-than-perfect.

How to Boresight a Scope on a Bolt-Action Rifle or Pistol
A simple how-to on boresighting a scope on a bolt-action rifle or pistol.

What's the Best Hunting Rifle for Your Type of Hunting?
What's the best hunting rifle for you? How to decide which rifle will best suit your hunting needs.

The Best Gun for Your Type of Hunting - Page 2
Which gun will best suit your hunting needs? Let's find out. Page 2.

HECS Stealthscreen Clothing Review
This clothing claims to block your

Clothing Tests and Reviews for Hunters and Shooters
Field tests & product reviews of hunting and shooting clothes, including jackets, coats, and mosquito control clothing, by Russ Chastain.

Muzzleloader and Black Powder Information
Articles, building a muzzleloading rifle, muzzleloader manufacturers, how to make black powder, hunting with muzzleloaders, and other items of interest to muzzleloader hunters and shooters.

How to Load Traditional Muzzleloading Black Powder Rifles
Older-style muzzleloaders are losing ground to inlines, and info is getting hard to find. Here are step-by-step instructions on how to load them.

Shot Placement - Where to Shoot a Deer or Other Large Animal
30+ years of hunting has taught me a lot about shot placement. Deer hunters often forget to aim, or take marginal shots. Here's how to do it right.

Hunting Product Reviews
Reviews and field tests of all kinds of hunting equipment, by Russ Chastain. Tree stands & plans, calls, decoys, knives, mosquito repellers, and more.

Hunting and Shooting Quick Tips to Improve Your Success
Over the years, I've learned a lot about hunting and shooting. Here are some of those lessons, condensed into quick tips for the hunter and shooter.

Rage 2 Blade Broadheads for Bowhunting Review
These mechanical expanding broadheads are popular, but are they effective? They served me well, although I almost lost one deer I shot with a Rage...

How to Use a Rifle Sling (and Why You Should)
Slings help you carry, control, and get the best accuracy out of your hunting rifle or shotgun.

Wild Boar Hog Hunting - Kill Zone and Gun Selection
Where is the kill zone on a wild boar hog? And how much gun is enough? This article answers those questions, and more.

Why Will Rifles Hit Close to Aim at Longer Range?
Why will a rifle zeroed at 25 yards hit close to point of aim at longer range? It's all about gravity's pull...

Ten Basic Gun Safety Rules for Safe Firearms Use
Guns are used safely millions of times every year, but the potential for injury and death is always there. Stay safe!

Savage 10ML-II Smokeless Powder Muzzleloading Rifle
I love this smokeless-capable rifle and what it can do; read on to learn more...

The 338 Federal - Something to Get Excited About
With more punch than the 7mm Rem Mag, the 338 Federal promises great performance on deer and other big game. I think I'm in love!

The Difference Between 9mm Luger and 9mm Parabellum
What's the Difference Between 9mm Luger, 9mm Parabellum, 9x19mm, and 9mm NATO? Find out and more.

Stealth Cam Epic HD 1080 POV Video Camera Review
This small camera records video with audio, and can be strapped to your gun or bow - or yourself.

Zippo Hand Warmer Review
This catalytic heater uses lighter fluid and burns for as long as 12 to 13 hours - sometimes. Mine did a great job when it stayed lit...

I-Kam Xtreme Video Glasses Review - Hunters Specialties
Glasses with interchangeable lenses and built-in video camera - so you can shoot video while hunting or shooting, or whatever. How well does it work?

Hunting: Turkey. Calls, Advice, Reviews, and More.
Useful sites for the turkey hunter. Everything from advice to calls to field dressing to taxidermy tips.

Run and Run and Run and Gun Gobbler - This Longbeard Was a Long Time Coming
Often, it's wise for a hunter to settle down and hunt in one place. Other times, he or she must remain mobile, and follow the game. What's often tough is figuring out which is which - but things worked out well for me on this day.

Run and Run and Run and Gun Gobbler - This Longbeard Was a Long Time Coming
Often, it's wise for a hunter to settle down and hunt in one place. Other times, he or she must remain mobile, and follow the game. What's often tough is figuring out which is which - but things worked out well for me on this day.

Run and Run and Run and Gun Gobbler - This Longbeard Was a Long Time Coming
Often, it's wise for a hunter to settle down and hunt in one place. Other times, he or she must remain mobile, and follow the game...

A Day in the Life of a Turkey Hunter, or When Things go Wrong
This day of turkey hunting contained a good bit of excitement - and the requisite amount of heartbreak.

Olympic Shooter Kimberly Rhode, Skeet and Trap Shooter
Profile of Olympic Shooter Kimberly Rhode, Champion Skeet and Trap Shooter

Definition of Inletting
Definition of inletting on a gun stock. This term can be used as a verb or a noun, but it always refers to a portion of a gun stock...

Definition of Open Sights as it Applies to Guns and Shooting
What are open sights? Find out here.

Definition of Tubular Magazine
What is a tubular magazine, and what is it good for? Find out here.

Definition of Plinking - Guns and Shooting
What is plinking? Find out here.

Definition of Carbine or Short Rifle
What makes a carbine special? Find out here.

What is Rimfire Ammunition?
Most cartridges are not rimfire, but some of our most popular rounds are. Here's what that means and why it's important.

Definition of Clip as it Pertains to Guns and Shooting
What does a gun clip do? How is it different from a magazine? Find out here.

Definition of Cartridge Case
What is a cartridge case, and what is it good for?

Hunting for Beginners - Information on Getting Started Hunting for Beginners
Information on Getting Started Hunting for Beginners

Definition of Lock Time as it Pertains to Guns and Shooting
What is lock time, and how does it affect one's shooting and/or accuracy? Find out about it here.

Definition of Loaded Gun or Loaded Ammo
What does it mean when someone says the ammo or gun is loaded?

Definition of Windage as it Pertains to Guns and Shooting
What is windage and what does it have to do with guns? Find out here.

Colt Frontier Scout 62 22 Magnum Single Action Revolver Review Page 2
Colt Frontier Scout 22 fan base, right side, refinishing the frame, Birchwood Casey Aluminum Black.

Colt Frontier Scout 62 22 Magnum Single Action Revolver Review Page 3
Colt Frontier Scout 22 revolver top rear, sights, adjusting sights, making new grips.

Colt Frontier Scout 62 22 Magnum Single Action Revolver Review Page 4
Colt Frontier Scout 22 revolver bottom view, 22 LR and 22 magnum, accuracy, trigger pull.

Colt Frontier Scout 62 22 Magnum Single Action Revolver Review Page 5
Colt Frontier Scout 22 revolver new and old grips, bluing, barrel lengths, conclusion.

Colt Frontier Scout 62 22 Magnum SA Revolver Review
The Scout line of Colt revolvers was made from the 1950s until 1970, and offered high quality and old-west charm.

Beretta 3032 Tomcat 32 ACP Semi-Auto Pocket Pistol Review Profile
This handy little pocket pistol isn't very powerful and has had some problems, but it carries pretty well and could certainly be better than nothing in a pinch.

Beretta 3032 Tomcat 32 ACP Semi-Auto Pistol
This handy little pocket pistol isn't very powerful and this model has had some problems, but it carries pretty well and could certainly be better than nothing in a pinch.

Beretta 3032 Tomcat 32 ACP Semi-Auto Pocket Pistol Review Profile
This handy little pocket pistol isn't very powerful and this model has had some problems, but it carries pretty well and could certainly be better than nothing in a pinch.

Beretta 3032 Tomcat 32 ACP Semi-Auto Pocket Pistol Review Profile
This handy little pocket pistol isn't very powerful and this model has had some problems, but it carries pretty well and could certainly be better than nothing in a pinch.

Beretta 3032 Tomcat 32 ACP Semi-Auto Pocket Pistol Review Profile
This handy little pocket pistol isn't very powerful and this model has had some problems, but it carries pretty well and could certainly be better than nothing in a pinch.

Beretta 3032 Tomcat 32 ACP Semi-Auto Pocket Pistol Review Profile
This handy little pocket pistol isn't very powerful and this model has had some problems, but it carries pretty well and could certainly be better than nothing in a pinch.

Colt Model 1917 Army Service DA Revolver
This double action revolver was made to supplement the short supply of 1911 pistols in World War I.

Colt Model 1917 Army New Service Model 45 ACP Double Action Revolver Review
This double action revolver was made to supplement the short supply of 1911 pistols in World War I. Refinished, hammer block, right side of gun.

Colt Model 1917 Army New Service Model 45 ACP Double Action Revolver Review
This double action revolver was made to supplement the short supply of 1911 pistols in World War I. Fixed sights, rear view, 45 ACP.

Colt Model 1917 Army New Service Model 45 ACP Double Action Revolver Review
This double action revolver was made to supplement the short supply of 1911 pistols in World War I. Stamping on butt, grip angle.

Colt Model 1917 Army New Service Model 45 ACP Double Action Revolver Review
This double action revolver was made to supplement the short supply of 1911 pistols in World War I. Bottom of barrel, full moon and half moon clips, 45 ACP vs 45 Colt.

Colt Model 1917 Army New Service Model 45 ACP Double Action Revolver Review
This double action revolver was made to supplement the short supply of 1911 pistols in World War I. Soft steel, Conclusion.

Colt Lightweight Stainless Commander Model 1911 Pistol Review - Right Side and First Time With 1911
Review of a rare 1911 variation. Although Colt has made similar guns more recently, only a few hundred of these CLS guns were made. Right side of gun.

Colt Lightweight Stainless Commander Model 1911 Pistol
Review of a rare 1911 variation. Although Colt has made similar guns more recently, only a few hundred of these CLS guns were made. Left side of gun.

Colt Lightweight Stainless Commander Model 1911 Pistol Review - Top Rear and Sights and How to Carry
Review of a rare 1911 CLS variation. Top rear of gun, showing the sights.

Colt Lightweight Stainless Commander Model 1911 Pistol Review Conclusion - Ransom Magazines and Grips
Review of a rare 1911 Colt CLS pistol variation. Gun, magazines, and grips - and a pistol ransomed back from a drug dealer.

Smith & Wesson S&W Model 66 357 Magnum Stainless Steel Combat Revolver Review - page five
Smith & Wesson Model 66 stainless steel revolver review, conclusion. Original paperwork, factory box, accessories, and how this gun prevented a crime.

Smith & Wesson Model 66 357 Magnum SS Combat Revolver
This 357 Magnum stainless steel revolver is popular, and for good reason. Learn more here.

Smith & Wesson S&W Model 66 357 Magnum Stainless Steel Combat Revolver Review - page two
Smith & Wesson Model 66 review, stainless steel revolver, right side, markings, Pachmayr and factory grips, +p, +p+, 357 magnum, and 38 special ammo.

Smith & Wesson S&W Model 66 357 Magnum Stainless Steel Combat Revolver Review - page three
Smith & Wesson Model 66 stainless steel revolver, rear view showing front and rear sights, red plastic insert, grooved strap, trigger pull.

Smith & Wesson S&W Model 66 357 Magnum Stainless Steel Combat Revolver Review - page four
Smith & Wesson Model 66 stainless steel revolver frame (K). The photo shows that stainless steel can rust, but has definite advantages.

Hunting, Shooting, and Gun book reviews
Reviews of hunting, shooting, and gun books, by Russ Chastain. From venison cooking to handloading to hunting the plains of Africa.

Gun & Shooting Product Reviews and Field Tests
Field tests and reviews of all kinds of gun and shooting goodies, by Russ Chastain. Holsters, scope accessories, sights, choke tubes, magazine loaders, and more.

Reading Whitetail Deer Body Language When Hunting Deer
Whitetail hunting has enough mysteries, without wondering where your deer was hit. How to read a whitetail deer's body language to tell where - or if - you've hit it.

Air Venturi Samyang Dragon Claw Dual Tank 50 Caliber Air Rifle Review
air venturi samyang dragon claw dual tank 50 caliber air rifle review pellet gun muzzle velocity

Air Venturi Samyang Dragon Claw Dual Tank 50 Cal Air Rifle
air venturi samyang dragon claw dual tank 50 caliber air rifle review pellet gun muzzle velocity

Air Venturi Samyang Dragon Claw Dual Tank 50 Caliber Air Rifle Review
air venturi samyang dragon claw dual tank 50 caliber air rifle review pellet gun muzzle velocity

Air Venturi Samyang Dragon Claw Dual Tank 50 Caliber Air Rifle Review
air venturi samyang dragon claw dual tank 50 caliber air rifle review pellet gun muzzle velocity

Air Venturi Samyang Dragon Claw Dual Tank 50 Caliber Air Rifle Review
air venturi samyang dragon claw dual tank 50 caliber air rifle review pellet gun muzzle velocity

Air Venturi Samyang Dragon Claw Dual Tank 50 Caliber Air Rifle Review
air venturi samyang dragon claw dual tank 50 caliber air rifle review pellet gun muzzle velocity

Strategies for Whitetails by Charles J Alsheimer Book Review
This book contains a lot of great info - including how to predict the rut. I've tested it for years and I believe in it...

About Hunting and Shooting - Hunting, Guns, and More
How-tos, gun and gear reviews and recommendations, hunting stories, home gunsmithing, and more from a lifelong hunter with decades of experience.

Questions and Answers about Hunters and Killing
A hunter responds to questions, comments, insults, and threats from readers. Page 2.

Questions and Answers about Hunters and Killing
A hunter responds to questions, comments, insults, and threats from readers. Page 3.

Questions and Answers about Hunters and Killing
A hunter responds to questions, comments, insults, and threats from readers.

All About Hunting - From Big Game to Waterfowl, and a Whole Lot More
All about hunting - whether it's big game, turkey, upland or waterfowl. Basics, guides & outfitters, reviews, tree stands, clothing, manufacturers, state hunting regulations, and more!

Hunting / Shooting
Hunting / Shooting.

Hunting / Shooting
Hunting / Shooting.

Hunting / Shooting
Hunting / Shooting.

Hunting / Shooting
Hunting / Shooting.

Springtime in Georgia
Two weeks of hunting, shooting, fishing, and stand-building!

Miscellaneous Hunting and Shooting Gear Product Reviews
Reviews of miscellaneous hunting and shooting products, by Russ Chastain. Covers things like lights, coolers, night vision, hammock/tents, and whatnot.

Montana X-Treme Gun Oil and Bore Solvent Review
These products are effective, but they're not perfect. Read on to learn more.

H S Scent A Way Odorless Scent Control Kit Review
This kit contains Scent-A-Way spray, laundry detergent, dryer sheets, bar soap, and anti-perspirant.

View From a Deer Stand in Georgia
View From a Deer Stand in Georgia

Looking Southeast From Tripod Stand - This is the Direction I Was Facing When I Shot the Buck
View to SE from a tripod stand in Georgia. I was facing this direction when I shot the buck that morning. Page 3.

A Beautiful 8-Point Buck
A Beautiful 8-Point Buck. Hunting / Shooting. Page 5.

The Buck and Me
Photo of me with a nice 8-point whitetail buck I bagged. Page 6.

Photos of My First Archery Buck
Photos of My First Archery Buck. Hunting / Shooting.

Photos of My First Archery Buck
Photos of My First Archery Buck. Hunting / Shooting. Page 11.

Photos of My First Archery Buck
Photos of My First Archery Buck. Hunting / Shooting. Page 12.

Photos of My First Archery Buck
Photos of My First Archery Buck. Hunting / Shooting. Page 2.

Photos of My First Archery Buck
Photos of My First Archery Buck. Hunting / Shooting. Page 3.

Photos of My First Archery Buck
Photos of My First Archery Buck. Hunting / Shooting. Page 4.

Photos of My First Archery Buck
Photos of My First Archery Buck. Hunting / Shooting. Page 5.

Photos of My First Archery Buck
Photos of My First Archery Buck. Hunting / Shooting. Page 6.

Photos of My First Archery Buck
Photos of My First Archery Buck. Hunting / Shooting. Page 8.

Photos of My First Archery Buck
Photos of My First Archery Buck. Hunting / Shooting. Page 9.

Hunting Under Daddy's Tree
While hunting Dad's favorite old spot, I look back on our long hunting relationship, and what makes this place special.

Hunting / Shooting
Hunting / Shooting.

Hunting / Shooting
Hunting / Shooting.

Sunrise River Custom Knives Model 201 Hunter Camper Review
Reviewing a rugged, well-made custom hunting/camping knife that will very likely outlast me.

Ode to Don - One Hunter's Legacy
A man could do worse than helping a young hunter find his way... but I can't imagine him doing better. Dedicated to a man who helped me learn to be a man, a better hunter, and a friend.

Ode to Don - One Hunter's Legacy
A man could do worse than helping a young hunter find his way... but I can't imagine him doing better. Dedicated to a man who helped me learn to be a man, a better hunter, and a friend. Page 2.

Do Whitetail Deer Have ESP?
I've watched a lot of deer, and most of them didn't seem to notice they were being watched. But sometimes it seems like they can feel my gaze...

How to Become a Hunter
First of two pages offering simple tips to help beginning hunters. First step: Attend a hunter education/safety course.

How to Get Started Hunting - Women, License, Start Small
Knowing where to begin is often the hardest part, and this article takes beginner hunters through each step of the journey to actually getting out into the woods to hunt. Page 2.

A Hunter's Response to an Email from an Anti-hunter
An attempt to enlighten an anti-hunter who would like to see me shot.

A Hunter's Response to an Email from an Anti-hunter - Page two
This is page two of a hunter's attempt to reason with someone who wishes death to all hunters. Page 2.

A Hunter's Response to an Email from an Anti-hunter - Page three
Conclusion (page three) of a communication between a hunter and an anti-hunter who would be tickled pink if all hunters were wiped out tomorrow. Page 3.

A Comfortable Routine - The Deer and the Hunters Fell Into a Comfortable Groove
Dad thought he had the deer cold after scoping their routine for a few days, but at the sound of the shot, both of them bolted. Had he missed? Page 2.

A Comfortable Routine - The Deer and the Hunters Fell Into a Comfortable Groove
Dad thought he had the deer cold after scoping their routine for a few days, but at the sound of the shot, both of them bolted. Had he missed?

Gunsmithing Product Reviews
Reviews of gunsmithing products. Hunting / Shooting.

Timney Ruger 10/22 Replacement Trigger Review
This drop-in single-stage trigger assembly is easy to install and provides a great trigger pull - and mine went from 7.5 pounds to just over 3 pounds.

Ballistic SG MAXX Phone Case for iPhone 4 and 4S Review
In my search for the perfect hunter's phone case, I started here. It's not bad, but it could stand some improvement...

Sightron S1 3x-9x 40mm Rifle Scope Review
The Sightron S1 3x-9x seemed pretty good to me - until the deer season when two of them went bad, and caused me to lose my first deer.

Skeeter Beater Magnetic Vehicle Window Screens Review
These magnetic vehicle window screens are supposed to keep bugs our of your vehicle. How well do they work?

Review of ProTickMe Tick ID Removal and Submission Kit
This kit is intended to educate folks about ticks and provide them with the means to remove the tick and send removed ticks to a lab for testing.

Tower Style Box Stand Plans Review
These plans for a tower style box stand for hunting deer and big game are thorough and thoughtful.

Hi-Standard Model H-D Military Semi-Automatic Pistol Review Page Six
Hi-Standard Model H-D Military Slide Off, Disassembly, Finish

Hi-Standard Model H-D Military Semi-Auto Pistol Review
This 22 rimfire pistol was only made for a few years and the last one rolled off the assembly line around 1950, but it's still a great little shooter.

Hi-Standard Model H-D Military Semi-Automatic Pistol Review Page Two
Hi-Standard Model H-D Military Right Side, Slide Stop

Hi-Standard Model H-D Military Semi-Automatic Pistol Review Page Three
Hi-Standard Model H-D Military Magazines

Hi-Standard Model H-D Military Semi-Automatic Pistol Review Page Four
Hi-Standard Model H-D Military Rear View, Sights

Hi-Standard Model H-D Military Semi-Automatic Pistol Review Page Five
Hi-Standard Model H-D Military Rear of Barrel, Chamber, Feed Ramp, Bolt Face

Hi-Standard Model H-D Military Semi-Automatic Pistol Review Page Seven
Hi-Standard Model H-D Military Butt, Grips, Bottom of Magazine

Hi-Standard Model H-D Military Semi-Automatic Pistol Review Page Eight
Hi-Standard Model H-D Military Serial Number, Trigger Screw

Hi-Standard Model H-D Military Semi-Automatic Pistol Review Page Nine
Hi-Standard Model H-D Military More History, Specs, Conclusion

Review: Tuffpak Gun Case - Practical and Tough
The Tuffpak gun case is unique, useful - and doesn't actually look like a gun case. Wheels, handles, ruggedness, and simple design make this a good case.

How to Defend Hunting
A quick and easy How to on Defending Hunting

Kel-Tec PF-9 vs. Taurus PT709 Slim 9mm Pistols Review
Kel-Tec PF-9 vs. Taurus PT709 Slim, Gun vs. Gun. Side-by-side photos and specs of two popular compact concealed-carry 9mm pistols. Both are good, but which one is better?

Kel-Tec PF-9 vs Taurus PT709 Slim - Compact 9mm Pistol Comparison Review
Kel-Tec PF-9 vs. Taurus PT709 Slim. Side-by-side photos and specifications of two popular compact concealed-carry 9mm pistols. They are both good guns, but which one is better?

Kel-Tec PF-9 vs Taurus PT709 Slim - Compact 9mm Pistol Comparison Review
Kel-Tec PF-9 vs. Taurus PT709 Slim. Side-by-side photos and specifications of two popular compact concealed-carry 9mm pistols. They are both good guns, but which one is better?

Kel-Tec PF-9 vs Taurus PT709 Slim - Compact 9mm Pistol Comparison Review
Kel-Tec PF-9 vs. Taurus PT709 Slim. Side-by-side photos and specifications of two popular compact concealed-carry 9mm pistols. They are both good guns, but which one is better?

Kel-Tec PF-9 vs Taurus PT709 Slim - Compact 9mm Pistol Comparison Review
Kel-Tec PF-9 vs. Taurus PT709 Slim. Side-by-side photos and specifications of two popular compact concealed-carry 9mm pistols. They are both good guns, but which one is better?

Kel-Tec PF-9 vs Taurus PT709 Slim - Compact 9mm Pistol Comparison Review
Kel-Tec PF-9 vs. Taurus PT709 Slim. Side-by-side photos and specifications of two popular compact concealed-carry 9mm pistols. They are both good guns, but which one is better?

Kel-Tec PF-9 vs Taurus PT709 Slim - Compact 9mm Pistol Comparison Review
Kel-Tec PF-9 vs. Taurus PT709 Slim. Side-by-side photos and specifications of two popular compact concealed-carry 9mm pistols. They are both good guns, but which one is better?

Archery and Bowhunting Links
Archery & Bowhunting Links. Links to archery, bowhunting and related sites. Articles, general info, bow tuning, arrow charts, beginner tips, and more.

Spanish Model 93 Mauser 7x57 7mm Rifle Rebuild Project - Before I Began
Overview and description of a Spanish Mauser 1893 (93) bolt action rifle before I began rebuilding it. Receiver stamping, ready to start rebuilding.

Spanish Model 93 Mauser 7x57 7mm Rifle Rebuild - Intro
Overview and description of a Spanish Mauser 1893 (93) bolt action rifle before I began rebuilding it.

Spanish Model 93 Mauser 7x57 7mm Rifle Rebuild Project - Before I Began
Overview and description of a Spanish Mauser 1893 (93) bolt action rifle before I began rebuilding it. Shooting it; left side of gun.

Spanish Model 93 Mauser 7x57 7mm Rifle Rebuild Project - Before I Began
Overview and description of a Spanish Mauser 1893 (93) bolt action rifle before I began rebuilding it. Assessing the project; top of rifle.

Spanish Model 93 Mauser 7x57 7mm Rifle Rebuild Project - Before I Began
Overview and description of a Spanish Mauser 1893 (93) bolt action rifle before I began rebuilding it. Rear sight (closed).

Spanish Model 93 Mauser 7x57 7mm Rifle Rebuild Project - Before I Began
Overview and description of a Spanish Mauser 1893 (93) bolt action rifle before I began rebuilding it. Rear sight (open).

Spanish Model 93 Mauser 7x57 7mm Rifle Rebuild Project - Before I Began
Overview and description of a Spanish Mauser 1893 (93) bolt action rifle before I began rebuilding it. Front sight and muzzle.

How to Use a Rifle Sling - Photos and Instructions
Rifle slings can provide comfort, safety, and accuracy. This will help you get the most out of your sling so you can carry your rifle at the ready.

How to Use a Rifle Sling - Photos and Instructions for Using a Rifle Sling
Rifle slings can provide comfort, safety, and accuracy - if used correctly. Photos and hints to help you get the most out of your rifle sling. One-handed shouldering of the rifle.

How to Use a Rifle Sling - Photos and Instructions for Using a Rifle Sling
Rifle slings can provide comfort, safety, and accuracy - if used correctly. Photos and hints to help you get the most out of your rifle sling. Keep your rifle on the correct side of your shoulder.

How to Use a Rifle Sling - Photos and Instructions for Using a Rifle Sling
Rifle slings can provide comfort, safety, and accuracy - if used correctly. Photos and hints to help you get the most out of your rifle sling. Shouldering from a front carry position.

How to Use a Rifle Sling - Photos and Instructions for Using a Rifle Sling
Rifle slings can provide comfort, safety, and accuracy - if used correctly. Photos and hints to help you get the most out of your rifle sling. Sling tension can help your aim.

How to Use a Rifle Sling - Photos and Instructions for Using a Rifle Sling
Rifle slings can provide comfort, safety, and accuracy - if used correctly. Photos and hints to help you get the most out of your rifle sling. A fistful of sling.

How to Decock/Uncock a Crossbow Using a Rope Cocking Aid
Did you know that you can also decock, or uncock your crossbow using the same rope tool that you use for cocking it?

How to Decock Uncock a Crossbow Using a Rope Cocking Aid - Page 2
How to decock/uncock a crossbow using a rope cocking aid. Page 2

How to Decock Uncock a Crossbow Using a Rope Cocking Aid - Page 3
How to decock/uncock a crossbow using a rope cocking aid. Page 3

How to Decock Uncock a Crossbow Using a Rope Cocking Aid - Page 4
How to decock/uncock a crossbow using a rope cocking aid. Page 4

Spanish Model 93 Mauser 7x57 7mm Rifle Rebuild Project - Cutting Bending and Welding the Bolt Handle
Modifying the bolt handle on the Spanish Model 1893 93 Mauser bolt action military rifle. The original straight handle didn't allow for scope use, plus it was slow to operate. I had to cut, bend, weld, bend, re-weld, bend, file, and polish to accomplish this, but I'm very proud of the result.

Mauser Rifle - Cutting Bending and Welding the Bolt Handle
The original straight handle didn't allow for scope use and was slow to operate. I had to cut, bend, weld, bend, re-weld, bend, file, and polish this one...

Spanish Model 93 Mauser 7x57 7mm Rifle Rebuild Project - Cutting Bending and Welding the Bolt Handle
Modifying the bolt handle on the Spanish Model 1893 93 Mauser bolt action military rifle. The original straight handle didn't allow for scope use, plus it was slow to operate. I had to cut, bend, weld, bend, re-weld, bend, file, and polish to accomplish this, but I'm very proud of the result.

Spanish Model 93 Mauser 7x57 7mm Rifle Rebuild Project - Cutting Bending and Welding the Bolt Handle
Modifying the bolt handle on the Spanish Model 1893 93 Mauser bolt action military rifle. The original straight handle didn't allow for scope use, plus it was slow to operate. I had to cut, bend, weld, bend, re-weld, bend, file, and polish to accomplish this, but I'm very proud of the result.

Spanish Model 93 Mauser 7x57 7mm Rifle Rebuild Project - Cutting Bending and Welding the Bolt Handle
Modifying the bolt handle on the Spanish Model 1893 93 Mauser bolt action military rifle. The original straight handle didn't allow for scope use, plus it was slow to operate. I had to cut, bend, weld, bend, re-weld, bend, file, and polish to accomplish this, but I'm very proud of the result.

Spanish Model 93 Mauser 7x57 7mm Rifle Rebuild Project - Cutting Bending and Welding the Bolt Handle
Modifying the bolt handle on the Spanish Model 1893 93 Mauser bolt action military rifle. The original straight handle didn't allow for scope use, plus it was slow to operate. I had to cut, bend, weld, bend, re-weld, bend, file, and polish to accomplish this, but I'm very proud of the result.

Spanish Model 93 Mauser 7x57 7mm Rifle Rebuild Project - Cutting Bending and Welding the Bolt Handle
Modifying the bolt handle on the Spanish Model 1893 93 Mauser bolt action military rifle. The original straight handle didn't allow for scope use, plus it was slow to operate. I had to cut, bend, weld, bend, re-weld, bend, file, and polish to accomplish this, but I'm very proud of the result.

Spanish Model 93 Mauser 7x57 7mm Rifle Rebuild Project - Cutting Bending and Welding the Bolt Handle
Modifying the bolt handle on the Spanish Model 1893 93 Mauser bolt action military rifle. The original straight handle didn't allow for scope use, plus it was slow to operate. I had to cut, bend, weld, bend, re-weld, bend, file, and polish to accomplish this, but I'm very proud of the result.

Spanish Model 93 Mauser 7x57 7mm Rifle Rebuild Project - Cutting Bending and Welding the Bolt Handle
Modifying the bolt handle on the Spanish Model 1893 93 Mauser bolt action military rifle. The original straight handle didn't allow for scope use, plus it was slow to operate. I had to cut, bend, weld, bend, re-weld, bend, file, and polish to accomplish this, but I'm very proud of the result.

Review of Tick Twister Tick Removal Tool
How to remove a tick? This nifty tick removal tool takes care of that problem, and it removes the whole tick in one easy operation. But DO NOT TWIST IT!

XS Ghost-Ring Aperture Peep Sight Set Review
These tough and highly visible sights make fast, accurate shooting a breeze. They also help maintain the rifle's excellent balance.

Can I Use a Rifle Scope on a Shotgun?
Questions about rifle scopes and shotguns abound, and folks often want to put a rifle scope on a shotgun. Problem is, this really isn't a good idea...

Review of Traditions PA Pellet Flintlock Muzzleloading Rifle
This flintlock rifle will burn both black powder and pellets. I tried Pyrodex, Triple 7, and IMR White Hot pellets...

Muzzleloader Black Powder Load Data Information
Muzzleloader black powder load data for traditional sidelock rifles including Thompson/Center (T/C) Seneca, Renegade, and Hawken black powder muzzleloading rifles.

Review of TerraLUX LightStar 80 LED Flashlight
This small LED light is good, bright, and handy - I carried it constantly for three months, and still would be if it hadn't come unclipped and sank...

Review of Rustys Rags Sheepskin Silicone Gun Cleaning Cloth
These patches of sheepskin impregnated with silicone are meant for wiping your gun to prevent rust. The hairs reach nooks and crannies where a cloth rag can't.

Wheeler Engineering Professional Magnetic Laser Bore Sighter Review
This magnetic Laser Bore Sighter with green laser, Battenfeld Product 589922, works very well and is my favorite bore sighter...

H S Scent Safe Odor Control Clothes Storage Bag Review
This bag is designed to contain and preserve your hunting clothing either scent-free, or with a cover scent.

Top Manufacturers of Specialty Turkey Hunting Shotguns
Top Makers of Shotguns Specially Designed for Hunting Turkeys. This takes much of the hassle out of comparing turkey hunting shotguns. I have done the legwork for you, identifying those makers and models suitable - or specially designed - for hunting turkeys.

Top Guide Picks - Top Slide (pump) Deer/Big Game Hunting Rifle
Top Guide Picks - Top Slide (pump) Deer/Big Game Hunting Rifle, by Russ Chastain. Includes some history in the short descriptive summaries, with links to the manufacturers' sites.

Top 8 Lever Action Deer/Big Game Hunting Rifles
Top 8 best lever action deer big game hunting rifles, by Russ Chastain. Includes history, chamberings, and info, with links to the manufacturers' sites.

Best Bolt-Action Deer and Big Game Hunting Rifles
Best bolt-action deer and big game hunting rifles, by Russ Chastain. Descriptions, history, insight, and links to the manufacturers' sites.

The Best Semi-Automatic 12 Gauge Shotguns
The best semi-auto shotguns, from Benelli to Winchester. Semi-automatic shotguns are very popular for hunting and self-defense, and they usually do the job well.

Top Ammunition Reloading Die Manufacturers
Top reloading die manufacturers.

Real Hunters Don't Litter
See some litter, pick it up. See someone littering, make 'em stop! Real hunters don't litter, so let's do our best to keep our woods clean for everyone.

Opening Weekend Blues
What happened on this opening weekend would set it apart from all others. We were able to find plenty of sweat, sunburn, skeeters, bears and turkey. Where were all the deer?

Ruger Pistol History - 50 years of Ruger Auto Pistols
A discussion of the first 50 years' worth of pistols produced by Sturm, Ruger, and Co.

Ruger Pistol History - 50 years of Ruger Auto Pistols
A discussion of the first 50 years' worth of pistols produced by Sturm, Ruger, and Co. Page 2.

Universal Clipdraw #SA Belt Waistband Clip Review
This clip is easy to install on a pistol, is not difficult to remove, and the kit includes materials for applying it six times. I've been using it for years on the first install, and still love it.

MagLoader Magazine Loader Review
This is one of the simplest magazine loaders I've ever seen, and it does the job.

Hunters Specialties Bleat in a Can Deer Call Review
Can calls for deer hunting have been around for years, but this one is a little different.

Spanish Model 93 Mauser 7x57 7mm Rifle Rebuild Project - Finished Rifle - Conclusion - Tools and Materials Used
An old rusty Spanish Model 93 Mauser bolt action military rifle with a rotting stock became a good-looking, functional hunting rifle. Photos and descriptions of the finished rifle along with products and tools I used to build this rifle.

Ruger New Model Super Blackhawk 44 Magnum Single Action Revolver Review
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Ruger New Model Super Blackhawk 44 Magnum Single Action Revolver Review
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Ruger New Model Super Blackhawk 44 Magnum Single Action Revolver Review
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Ruger New Model Super Blackhawk 44 Magnum Single Action Revolver Review
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Spanish 93 Mauser 7x57 Rifle - Finished Rifle - Conclusion - Tools and Materials Used
An old rusty Spanish Model 93 Mauser bolt action military rifle with a rotting stock became a good-looking, functional hunting rifle. Photos and descriptions.

Spanish Model 93 Mauser 7x57 7mm Rifle Rebuild Project - Finished Rifle - Conclusion - Tools and Materials Used
An old rusty Spanish Model 93 Mauser bolt action military rifle with a rotting stock became a good-looking, functional hunting rifle. Photos and descriptions of the finished rifle along with products and tools I used to build this rifle.

Spanish Model 93 Mauser 7x57 7mm Rifle Rebuild Project - Finished Rifle - Conclusion - Tools and Materials Used
An old rusty Spanish Model 93 Mauser bolt action military rifle with a rotting stock became a good-looking, functional hunting rifle. Photos and descriptions of the finished rifle along with products and tools I used to build this rifle.

Spanish Model 93 Mauser 7x57 7mm Rifle Rebuild Project - Finished Rifle - Conclusion - Tools and Materials Used
An old rusty Spanish Model 93 Mauser bolt action military rifle with a rotting stock became a good-looking, functional hunting rifle. Photos and descriptions of the finished rifle along with products and tools I used to build this rifle.

Ruger New Model Super Blackhawk 44 Magnum Single Action Revolver Review
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Spanish Model 93 Mauser 7x57 7mm Rifle Rebuild Project - Finished Rifle - Conclusion - Tools and Materials Used
An old rusty Spanish Model 93 Mauser bolt action military rifle with a rotting stock became a good-looking, functional hunting rifle. Photos and descriptions of the finished rifle along with products and tools I used to build this rifle.

Spanish Model 93 Mauser 7x57 7mm Rifle Rebuild Project - Finished Rifle - Conclusion - Tools and Materials Used
An old rusty Spanish Model 93 Mauser bolt action military rifle with a rotting stock became a good-looking, functional hunting rifle. Photos and descriptions of the finished rifle along with products and tools I used to build this rifle.

Spanish Model 93 Mauser 7x57 7mm Rifle Rebuild Project - Finished Rifle - Conclusion - Tools and Materials Used
An old rusty Spanish Model 93 Mauser bolt action military rifle with a rotting stock became a good-looking, functional hunting rifle. Photos and descriptions of the finished rifle along with products and tools I used to build this rifle.

Spanish Model 93 Mauser 7x57 7mm Rifle Rebuild Project - Finished Rifle - Conclusion - Tools and Materials Used
An old rusty Spanish Model 93 Mauser bolt action military rifle with a rotting stock became a good-looking, functional hunting rifle. Photos and descriptions of the finished rifle along with products and tools I used to build this rifle.

Spanish Model 93 Mauser 7x57 7mm Rifle Rebuild Project - Finished Rifle - Conclusion - Tools and Materials Used
An old rusty Spanish Model 93 Mauser bolt action military rifle with a rotting stock became a good-looking, functional hunting rifle. Photos and descriptions of the finished rifle along with products and tools I used to build this rifle.

Spanish Model 93 Mauser 7x57 7mm Rifle Rebuild Project - Finished Rifle - Conclusion - Tools and Materials Used
An old rusty Spanish Model 93 Mauser bolt action military rifle with a rotting stock became a good-looking, functional hunting rifle. Photos and descriptions of the finished rifle along with products and tools I used to build this rifle.

Ruger 44 Magnum Single Action Revolver - Review
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Remington Nylon 66 22 Rimfire Semi-Auto Rifle Review
Review of the Remington Nylon 66 semi-automatic 22 rimfire rifle. No other Remington rimfire rifle has been more popular or sold more than the Nylon 66, and there are some good reasons for that. Let's take a look at a handy little gun that was made for more than three decades.

Remington Nylon 66 22 Rimfire Semi-Auto Rifle Review
Review of the Remington Nylon 66 semi-automatic 22 rimfire rifle. No other Remington rimfire rifle has been more popular or sold more than the Nylon 66, and there are some good reasons for that. Let's take a look at a handy little gun that was made for more than three decades.

Remington Nylon 66 22 Rimfire Semi-Auto Rifle Review
Review of the Remington Nylon 66 semi-automatic 22 rimfire rifle. No other Remington rimfire rifle has been more popular or sold more than the Nylon 66, and there are some good reasons for that. Let's take a look at a handy little gun that was made for more than three decades.

Remington Nylon 66 22 Rimfire Semi-Auto Rifle Review
Review of the Remington Nylon 66 semi-automatic 22 rimfire rifle. No other Remington rimfire rifle has been more popular or sold more than the Nylon 66, and there are some good reasons for that. Let's take a look at a handy little gun that was made for more than three decades.

Remington Nylon 66 22 Rimfire Semi-Auto Rifle Review
Review of the Remington Nylon 66 semi-automatic 22 rimfire rifle. No other Remington rimfire rifle has been more popular or sold more than the Nylon 66, and there are some good reasons for that. Let's take a look at a handy little gun that was made for more than three decades.

Remington Nylon 66 22 Rimfire Semi-Auto Rifle Review
No other Remington rimfire rifle has been more popular or sold more than the Nylon 66, and there are some good reasons for that.

Remington Nylon 66 22 Rimfire Semi-Auto Rifle Review
Review of the Remington Nylon 66 semi-automatic 22 rimfire rifle. No other Remington rimfire rifle has been more popular or sold more than the Nylon 66, and there are some good reasons for that. Let's take a look at a handy little gun that was made for more than three decades.

Remington Nylon 66 22 Rimfire Semi-Auto Rifle Review
Review of the Remington Nylon 66 semi-automatic 22 rimfire rifle. No other Remington rimfire rifle has been more popular or sold more than the Nylon 66, and there are some good reasons for that. Let's take a look at a handy little gun that was made for more than three decades.

Eighteen Deer Hunting Essentials
I can live without most of these things, but usually use some on each hunt and always want them on hand. Find out what gear to take when you go hunting.

Eighteen Deer Hunting Essentials
I can live without most of these things, but usually use some on each hunt and always want them on hand. Find out what gear to take when you go hunting.

Hollywood Gun Myths - TV and Show Business Firearm Myths and Pet Peeves
Movies and TV shows are quite often made by folks who don't know jack about guns - and their shows and movies quite often include guns. Instead of seeking facts or hiring knowledgeable consultants, they create or perpetuate falsehoods which are stupid at best and grossly misleading at worse.

Hunting in the Rain
Playing in the rain is something all children do - or want to do. As we grow older, we're supposed to grow out of that... aren't we?

The Best American Hunting Stories Book Review
Hunting articles by Bill Heavey, Rick Bass, Keith McCafferty, Phil Caputo, Steve Rinella, Susan Casey, and David E. Petzal, edited by Anthony Licata.

Best and Worst Reasons Why People Own Guns
From soccer moms to deer hunters to serious collectors, gun ownership is widespread and appeals to many folks. Here's a look at some of those reasons, with discussion of their merits and pitfalls.

Why Own a Gun - Exploring the Reasons Why People Own Guns - Page Two
From soccer moms to deer hunters to serious collectors, gun ownership is widespread and appeals to many folks. Here is a look at some of those reasons, with discussion of their merits and pitfalls. Page 2.

Timney Trigger Featherweight Deluxe for 93-96 Mausers Review
A deluxe adjustable replacement trigger for Mauser models 93-96. I used it on a Spanish Model 1893 made in 1928; read to discover how it worked out.

Hunting Service Reviews
Reviews of hunting services, by Russ Chastain.

Miscellaneous Manufacturers
Makers of miscellaneous hunting and shooting gear. From jungle hammocks to two-way radios - from game calls to the Bumper Dumper!

Olympic Shooting
The place to find information on Olympic Shooting. Past medalists, descriptions of events, and more.

Reloading (Handloading) Information
Reloading information, including how-to advice, load data, reloading gear reviews, etc.

Shotgun Information for the Hunter and Shooter
Shotgun information - Sporting clays, guins, advice, game bird care, skeet shooting, sights, shotgun wads, recoil supressors, choke tubes, pattern control, and other items of interest to the wingshooter.

Hunting: Birds (Upland & Waterfowl)
All kinds of info on hunting birds, including both upland game birds and waterfowl - but not turkeys. Calls, decoys, blinds, and more.

GPS (Global Positioning), Navigation, Mapping, and Online Maps
Maps, GPS product reviews, articles on GPS use, where to find topo maps, mapping software, compasses, GPS units, etc.

Gun Cleaning and Lubricant Product Reviews and Field Tests
Field tests and reviews of all kinds of gun cleaning solvents, tools, lubricants, and accessories, by Russ Chastain.

Hunting and Shooting Product Reviews and Field Tests
Fields tests and reviews of all kinds of hunting and shooting gear, including shooting products, hunting products, hunting services, books, clothing, gun cleaning & lubricants, and more.

Guns & Shooting Top Picks - Lists of Top Guns and Gear
Guns & Shooting Top Picks - Lists of Top Guns and Gear, such as bolt-action, lever-action, semi-auto, and pump rifles for hunting, plus reloading dies and more.

UpLULA Universal 9mm to 45 ACP Pistol Magazine Loader Review
The UpLULA universal 9mm to 45 magazine loader performs well and is easy to use.

Maglula V10 and X10 LULA 22 LR Pistol Mag Loaders Unloaders Review
Simple, effective tools to help make mag loading easier on slim magazines with projecting side buttons.

Warne Maxima Series Steel Scope Mounts Bases and Rings Review
I used these bases and rings to mount a scope on a Spanish '93 Mauser rifle that I rebuilt.

Tell a Friend Why You Hunt
We hunters need to make ourselves heard! Tell someone you know what hunting means to you.

The Five Most Popular Remington Rifles and Shotguns
What are the most popular Remington rifles and shotguns? Find out here, as Layne Simpson takes a look at this brand's top-selling firearms. Page 2.

The Five Most Popular Remington Rifles and Shotguns
What are the most popular Remington rifles and shotguns? Find out here, as Layne Simpson takes a look at this brand's top-selling firearms.

Hunting / Shooting
Hunting / Shooting.

Florida Boys on a Texas Goose Hunt
This Florida hunter and his father travel to Texas for our first-ever goose hunt. It was anything but dull!

Hunting / Shooting
Hunting / Shooting.

Hunting / Shooting
Hunting / Shooting.

Horn of the Hunter by Robert Ruark Book Review
A great read, sure to excite the imagination and fill the reader's head with visions of safari, in all its miserable ecstasy.

The Lost Classics of Robert Ruark Book Review
These Lost Classics (mainly old magazine articles and insightful texts) are extremely entertaining and enlightening.

The Old Man and the Boy by Robert Ruark Book Review
This is an excellent book on hunting, and especially rural Southern hunting traditions.

The Old Man's Boy Grows Older by Robert Ruark Book Review
An excellent book on hunting, especially Southern American hunting tradition.

Run and Gun Gobblers - This Hunt Brought Two Turkeys With Non-Traditional Methods
Turkey hunting is a heck of a thing. It's fluid, it's frustrating, and it's fantastic. On this hunt, traditional methods didn't do much for me, but luck and some fast thinking put two birds in the freezer. Here's how.

Run and Gun Gobblers - This Hunt Brought Two Turkeys With Non-Traditional Methods
Turkey hunting is a heck of a thing. It's fluid, frustrating, and fantastic. On this hunt, traditional methods didn't work, but luck and fast thinking put two birds in the freezer. Here's how.

Run and Gun Gobblers - This Hunt Brought Two Turkeys With Non-Traditional Methods
Turkey hunting is a heck of a thing. It's fluid, it's frustrating, and it's fantastic. On this hunt, traditional methods didn't do much for me, but luck and some fast thinking put two birds in the freezer. Here's how.

Run and Gun Gobblers - This Hunt Brought Two Turkeys With Non-Traditional Methods
Turkey hunting is a heck of a thing. It's fluid, it's frustrating, and it's fantastic. On this hunt, traditional methods didn't do much for me, but luck and some fast thinking put two birds in the freezer. Here's how.

Run and Gun Gobblers - This Hunt Brought Two Turkeys With Non-Traditional Methods
Turkey hunting is a heck of a thing. It's fluid, it's frustrating, and it's fantastic. On this hunt, traditional methods didn't do much for me, but luck and some fast thinking put two birds in the freezer. Here's how.

Clymer Go and No-Go Gauges - 7x57mm Mauser Chamber Gauges Review
These chamber gauges worked well for me when I built a 7x57mm Mauser rifle.

Dave Manson Precision Chamber Reamer Review - 7x57mm Mauser Rimless Finisher
I used this 7x57mm finishing reamer to cut the final chamber in my 93 Mauser, and it did a fine job.

Jake's Huntin Hook Device for Retrieving Dropped Hunting Gear Review
Review of a simple, handy device for picking up things dropped from a tree stand while hunting.

Browning Outdoorsman Shears Model 230 Review
These loppers and shears come with a sheath to cover the blades and feature extending handles and a gut hook, and are meant for trimming limbs and dressing game animals.

Bear Essentials - More Close Encounters with Florida Black Bears
Florida black bears wrestling, popping their teeth, and generally making a nuisance of themselves. Page 2.

Bear Essentials - More Close Encounters with Florida Black Bears
Florida black bear encounters, book two. Keening in a pine tree? Tasting a hunter's backpack? Yep, these bears did all that and more.

Choetech Portable Solar Charger Review
This portable solar charger does the job - and it's the first one I've tried that really does.

Bear With Me - Close Calls with Florida Black Bears
Black Bears Galore in Ocala National Forest, even trying to climb into this hunter's tree!

The Complete Venison Cookbook book review
A good cookbook for deer hunters, written by a hunter. Nice!

Test and Review of Sheffield Rhino Folding Lockback Utility Skinning Knife
With this knife, you can use a new razor-sharp skinning blade every time.

Smith's 2-Step Knife Sharpener Review CCKB CCKS
This pull-through sharpener isn't bad, and works okay for quick touch-ups on a general-purpose pocket knife.

Tec X Brute 75694 Lockback Folding Hunting Knife Review
This Chinese knife is distributed by the respected American W.R. Case & Sons Cutlery Co. How does is measure up to Case knives? Find out here.

How to Repair the Firing Pin on a Single Action Colt Revolver
Here's how I fixed this gun that looks and feels great, but didn't always fire. Examining and diagnosis.

How to Repair the Firing Pin on a Single Action Colt Revolver
Here's how I fixed this gun that looks and feels great, but didn't always fire. Removing the firing pin.

How to Repair the Firing Pin on a Single Action Colt
Here's how I fixed this gun that looks and feels great, but didn't always fire.

How to Repair the Firing Pin on a Single Action Colt Revolver
Here's how I fixed this gun that looks and feels great, but didn't always fire. Examining the retaining pin.

How to Repair the Firing Pin on a Single Action Colt Revolver
Here's how I fixed this gun that looks and feels great, but didn't always fire. Solution and conclusion.

How to Troubleshoot a Revolver - Hammer & Firing Pin
If your revolver is misfiring, this may help you diagnose and correct it. Photos and instructions will help you learn how to troubleshoot your revolver.

How to Troubleshoot a Revolver - Firing Pin
If your revolver is misfiring, this may help you diagnose and correct it. Photos and instructions will help you learn how to troubleshoot your revolver.

How to Troubleshoot a Revolver
If your revolver is misfiring, this may help you diagnose and correct it. Photos and instructions will help you learn how to troubleshoot your revolver.

How to Troubleshoot a Revolver - Mainspring
If your revolver is misfiring, this may help you diagnose and correct it. Photos and instructions will help you learn how to troubleshoot your revolver.

Wood N Stream 5006 ELX Pursuit Boots Review
I used these boots for deer hunting, and they served me well. They required no break-in for comfort, and kept my feet warm. They are sized a bit large, so order small...

Definition of Dry Fire or Dry Firing - Firearms and Shooting
Definition of Firearms Shooting term

Definition of Primer - guns and ammo
What is a primer, and what does it do? Well, it's part of a piece of ammunition - that's a cartridge, not a bullet...

Definition of Bottleneck Cartridge - Guns and Shooting
What makes a cartridge bottlenecked, and why is it good or bad? Find the answers to that and more.

Definition of Pistol - Not All Handguns Are Pistols
What is a pistol? It's not just any handgun. For example, revolvers are not pistols...

Bushnell Legend Ultra HD 1.75x-5x32mm Crossbow Scope Review
This scope features different aiming points for shooting your crossbow out to long ranges. Does it live up to the hype? Read on to find out.

Definition of Fluting or Fluted Barrel or Cylinder - Guns and Shooting
What makes a barrel or cylinder fluted, and why is it done? Find out here. The purpose of fluting may vary...

Definition of Dovetail Notch
The dovetail notch is used to fit parts together snugly, and is often used to mount gun sights. But how does it do that, and what does it look like?

Definition of Trigger Creep - Guns and Shooting
What is trigger creep, and why should I care about it? Find out here. Sometimes, trigger creep makes a big difference...

Definition of Checkering on Guns
Definition of checkering, as it applies to guns and firearms. Whether it's on a wood stock or on the metal of the gun itself, the purpose of checkering is usually the same...

Definition of Smoothbore or Smooth Bore - Guns and Shooting
What is a smoothbore, and what is it good for?Does it contain rifling, or not? Learn all that and more.

Definition of Trigger Guard - Guns and Shooting
The trigger guard protects the triggers on a gun or firearm - but is that all it does? And what is it protecting from or against?

Definition of Firearms Proof Mark - Guns and Shooting
What is a proof mark, and what does it mean? Find out here. The proof mark shows that a gun has passed certain tests...

Home Gun Stock Refinishing - Gun Stock Refinishing - Right Side of Butt Stock and Forearm Before
I Refinished a Winchester Model 94 30-30 rifle and stock at home. I used Lin-Speed Oil instead of my Birchwood-Casey Tru-Oil. Here's how!

Home Gun Stock Refinishing - Gun Stock Refinishing - Close-up of Right Front of Forearm Before
I Refinished a Winchester Model 94 30-30 rifle and stock at home. I used Lin-Speed Oil instead of my Birchwood-Casey Tru-Oil. Here's how! Page 2.

Home Gun Stock Refinishing - Gun Stock Refinishing - Close-up of Right Front of Forearm
I Refinished a Winchester Model 94 30-30 rifle and stock at home. I used Lin-Speed Oil instead of my Birchwood-Casey Tru-Oil. Here's how! Page 3.

Home Gun Stock Refinishing - Gun Stock Refinishing - Bottom Right of Butt Stock
I Refinished a Winchester Model 94 30-30 rifle and stock at home. I used Lin-Speed Oil instead of my Birchwood-Casey Tru-Oil. Here's how! Page 4.

Home Gun Stock Refinishing - Gun Stock Refinishing - Bottom Left of Butt Stock
I Refinished a Winchester Model 94 30-30 rifle and stock at home. I used Lin-Speed Oil instead of my Birchwood-Casey Tru-Oil. Here's how! Page 5.

Home Gun Stock Refinishing Project
I Refinished a Winchester Model 94 30-30 rifle and stock at home. I used Lin-Speed Oil instead of my Birchwood-Casey Tru-Oil. Here's how!

Home Gun Stock Refinishing Project
I Refinished a Winchester Model 94 30-30 rifle and stock at home. I used Lin-Speed Oil instead of my Birchwood-Casey Tru-Oil. Here's how!

Home Gun Stock Refinishing Project
I Refinished a Winchester Model 94 30-30 rifle and stock at home. I used Lin-Speed Oil instead of my Birchwood-Casey Tru-Oil. Here's how!

Home Gun Stock Refinishing - Gun Stock Refinishing - Left Front of Butt Stock (Pistol Grip) Before Stripping
I Refinished a Winchester Model 94 30-30 rifle and stock at home. I used Lin-Speed Oil instead of my Birchwood-Casey Tru-Oil. Here's how! Page 6.

Home Gun Stock Refinishing - Gun Stock Refinishing - Left Front of Butt Stock (Pistol Grip) After Stripping - Oil and Stripping Method
I Refinished a Winchester Model 94 30-30 rifle and stock at home. I used Lin-Speed Oil instead of my Birchwood-Casey Tru-Oil. Here's how! Page 7.

Home Gun Stock Refinishing - Gun Stock Refinishing - Right Front of Butt Stock (Pistol Grip) After Stripping - Oil in Wood
I Refinished a Winchester Model 94 30-30 rifle and stock at home. I used Lin-Speed Oil instead of my Birchwood-Casey Tru-Oil. Here's how! Page 8.

Home Gun Stock Refinishing - Gun Stock Refinishing - Top Front of Butt Stock (Pistol Grip) After Stripping - Oil in Wood
I Refinished a Winchester Model 94 30-30 rifle and stock at home. I used Lin-Speed Oil instead of my Birchwood-Casey Tru-Oil. Here's how! Page 9.

Home Gun Stock Refinishing - Gun Stock Refinishing - Right Side of Forearm After Stripping
I Refinished a Winchester Model 94 30-30 rifle and stock at home. I used Lin-Speed Oil instead of my Birchwood-Casey Tru-Oil. Here's how! Page 10.

Home Gun Stock Refinishing - Gun Stock Refinishing - Left Side of Forearm, After Stripping - Cleaning Oil From Wood
I Refinished a Winchester Model 94 30-30 rifle and stock at home. I used Lin-Speed Oil instead of my Birchwood-Casey Tru-Oil. Here's how! Page 11.

Home Gun Stock Refinishing - Gun Stock Refinishing - Left Side of Butt Stock Ready for Finish - Ironing Out the Dents
I Refinished a Winchester Model 94 30-30 rifle and stock at home. I used Lin-Speed Oil instead of my Birchwood-Casey Tru-Oil. Here's how! Page 12.

Home Gun Stock Refinishing - Gun Stock Refinishing - Right Side of Butt Stock Ready for Finish - Sanding
I Refinished a Winchester Model 94 30-30 rifle and stock at home. I used Lin-Speed Oil instead of my Birchwood-Casey Tru-Oil. Here's how! Page 13.

Home Gun Stock Refinishing - Gun Stock Refinishing - Top Front of Butt Stock Ready for Finish - Much Oil Removed
I Refinished a Winchester Model 94 30-30 rifle and stock at home. I used Lin-Speed Oil instead of my Birchwood-Casey Tru-Oil. Here's how! Page 14.

Home Gun Stock Refinishing - Gun Stock Refinishing - Bottom Front of Butt Stock Ready for Finish
I Refinished a Winchester Model 94 30-30 rifle and stock at home. I used Lin-Speed Oil instead of my Birchwood-Casey Tru-Oil. Here's how! Page 15.