Archive for Dave Campbell

Must-Have Black Powder Accessories

Whether you are a traditionalist shooting charcoal, sulfur and nitrate or a modern in-line enthusiast, you’ll learn quickly that there are a number of products you’ll need to make your shooting passion more enjoyable. Our friends at Cheaper Than Dirt have plethora of accessories. Here’s a sampling:

October 14, 2014

Press Check

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?

October 10, 2014

Prerogatives

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.

September 24, 2014

Something Old, Something New

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

September 17, 2014

Bumped

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.

September 10, 2014

Cool It

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.

September 02, 2014

Is the .223 Rem. a Deer Cartridge?

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

August 25, 2014

The .22 Long Rifle

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.

August 13, 2014

Big Horn Armory’s Model 90

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

August 04, 2014

Reacquainting With An Old Friend

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

July 24, 2014

Fouling

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

July 11, 2014

Transporting Loaded Ammo

Dave Campbell shares a few poignant tips regarding traveling with ammunition.

June 16, 2014

Dillon’s Border Shift Bag

It took Dave Campbell a little while to get around to trying out Dillon's Border Shift ammunition bag—which he now very much regrets.

June 10, 2014

Annealing

Today relatively few handloaders take the time to anneal their case necks. Dave Campbell is one of those few.

May 28, 2014

Redneck Bowling

Dave Campbell's been off the grid for a little bit, thanks to a computer virus. He put the time to good use, though. Find out what he's been up to while he was away.

May 16, 2014