Archive for Dave Campbell

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

Crimps Are a Pain

Dave Campbell's not sure who declared that crimping primers in place is necessary, but he's got a bone to pick.

May 07, 2014

Field Notes: .17 WSM

While everyone else was at the NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits, Dave Campbell was putting the hurt on a few prairie dogs. Along the way, he was left with a few impressions of .17 WSM, and he's ready to share.

May 01, 2014

Cuttin’ Wood

Uncharacteristically cooperative weather meant it was time for Dave Campbell to have his first Cowboy Action shoot of the spring. Get the details here.

April 22, 2014

A Great Chisler Rifle: Smith & Wesson M&P 15-22

One of Dave Campbell's favorite things to do this time of year is shoot chislers. Whether you call them ground squirrels, gophers, picket pins or chislers, it’s a great way to sharpen your shooting and range-finding skills.

April 10, 2014

Shotguns

Dave Campbell appreciates a good shotgun—but that sentiment isn't necessarily universal.

April 07, 2014

A Simply Rugged—and Beautiful—Holster

Dave Campbell isn't easy to impress—that didn't stop the folks at Simply Rugged Holsters, though.

March 14, 2014