Press Check

October 10, 2014

OK, show of hands: Of those of you who strap on a gun everyday—or even many days—how many of you do a press check every time before heading out the door?


September 24, 2014

Recently Dave Campbell blogged about whether the .223 Rem./5.56 NATO cartridge is an adequate deer round. The response he received demanded a follow-up.

Something Old, Something New

September 17, 2014

Spending four days with a veritable walking encyclopedia will teach you a few things. Dave Campbell explains.


September 10, 2014

Every hunter should know exactly where the point of impact is at 25 yards after he has sighted in his rifle. Need a first-hand account as to why? Let Dave Campbell explain.

Cool It

September 02, 2014

Every year some unaware hunters—both human and canine—keel over from heat prostration. Many of them die. It isn’t necessary. Dave Campbell explains how to keep your favorite hunting buddy safe this season.

Is the .223 Rem. a Deer Cartridge?

August 25, 2014

The question of the day: Is the .223 Remington/5.56 NATO cartridge an adequate deer cartridge?

The .22 Long Rifle

August 13, 2014

For some two or three years finding .22 Long Rifle (LR) ammunition has been quite a challenge. In order to determine why, Dave Campbell takes a look at the cartridge's history.

Big Horn Armory’s Model 90

August 04, 2014

Wyoming-based Big Horn Armory has announced its new Model 90, a lever-action rifle chambered in .460 S&W Mag.

Reacquainting With An Old Friend

July 24, 2014

It's good to reconnect with old friends, especially when they're Smith & Wesson Model 27's.


July 11, 2014

Of all the sub-chores in the cleaning process, removing bullet-metal fouling is the most tedious and ornery.