Archive for Keith Wood

Sometimes What You “Know” is Wrong

Keith Wood didn't necessarily set out to disprove any myths, but sometimes it just happens. That's life as a BullShooter.

July 17, 2013

How Much Does Temperature Effect Bullet Impact?

The Background I got an email from a reader who was looking to order a CDS dial from Leupold, which requires certain information (including altitude, temperature, etc.).  He was concerned about what

June 28, 2013

Drinking and Riding?

The Unforeseen Problem Let’s say, hypothetically, that you’ve been up since 3 a.m. You spent a few hours in the saddle in the darkness before hiking 1,500 or so vertical feet and then side-hillin

May 31, 2013

How Do You Break In Your Barrels, and Should You Bother?

How do you break in your barrels? Is it even worth it? The BullShooters investigate.

May 23, 2013

When Guided Hunts Go Wrong

No hunt is perfect, but there's a difference between "that's why we call it hunting," and a truly bad experience—especially when you're working with an outfitter. But what do you do when a guided hunt goes wrong? Keith Wood offers some advice.

May 09, 2013

Does a Barrel’s Twist Rate Affect Bullet Expansion?

The Background Online forums are like Vegas buffet lines for The BullShooters, lots of meat to choose from. Not too long ago, I saw this question posed on a hunting site and some credible folks belie

April 29, 2013

Double Tap Ammo

From handgun hunting loads to hard-to-find rifle rounds loaded with boutique bullets, the author reports stellar accuracy from all Double Tap ammo he's shot. While pricey, few things are more important to the success of your hunt than your ammo.

April 15, 2013

Should Lion Hunting be Banned?

The Background There is an effort underway to list the African Lion as an endangered species in the U.S. As the nation that produces the most lion hunters (60 percent according to African officials),

April 03, 2013

Lead for Glocks?

Can you shoot lead bullets in a Glock, and is it safe to do so? The BullShooters investigate.

March 15, 2013

The Glory of Handloading

Handloading's not a new concept, but more hunters are adopting it in order to save money and get through ammunition marketplace shortages.

February 20, 2013

What's the Best Wood for a Rifle Stock?

So, you want to commission a wood and metal masterpiece, or maybe try your own hand at stockmaking. If you’re going to shell out thousands of dollars to a custom gunmaker or spend hundreds of hours

February 05, 2013

Federal Premium Vital-Shok

Handgun hunters looking for a bullet capable of deep penetration and effective expansion have a new option in Federal Premium's Vital-Shok.

February 04, 2013

Does England Have a Lower Violent Crime Rate?

Does England Really Have a Lower Violent Crime Rate Than the U.S.?

January 08, 2013

Was the .44 Mag. EVER the “Most Powerful Handgun?"

By Keith Wood The Quote In the 1971 Clint Eastwood movie “Dirty Harry,” the San Francisco detective spoke one of the most memorable lines in cinematic history: "I know what you're thinking

December 20, 2012

What is "Buck Fever"?

By Keith Wood

The IssueWe’ve all heard of “buck fever” and most of us have experienced it, but what’s going on in our bodies to cause it? Can it be prevented?

November 26, 2012