Archive for guns

Rust Prevention

Is there anything you can do to remove rust from your gun without damaging it?

March 12, 2014

Here We Go Again

Dave Campbell just won't stand for someone trash-talking the 1911.

February 11, 2014

Beretta USA Expanding Operations, Opening Facility in Tennessee

The world's oldest firearms manufacturer has announced its plans to open a new manufacturing facility in Gallatin, Tenn.

January 29, 2014

Return of the Red Label

Ruger recently announced the return of its Red Label shotgun, and Sheriff Jim Wilson was one of the first people to have the opportunity for a hands-on evaluation.

October 30, 2013

Do the “Ten Black Kings” Exist?

In the novel "Point of Impact," acclaimed author Stephen Hunter describes a special set of pre-1964 Winchester Model 70 rifles called "The Ten Black Kings." Do these rifles exist or are they a figment of Mr. Hunter's imagination? The Bullshooters decided to find out.

October 16, 2013

First Shotguns, Blown Inheritance and Money Well Spent

A new addition to the family has left Kyle Wintersteen pondering dogs, shotguns and more.

October 07, 2013

Is the Mauser “Claw Extractor” Foolproof?

Is the claw extractor, introduced by Wilhelm & Paul Mauser in the late 1800s, an infallible system of feeding and extraction? The BullShooters investigate.

October 04, 2013

Getting Started

Once upon a time, Dave Campbell had to teach himself to hunt. Nowadays, though, he finds that there are plenty of introductory resources available to new hunters and shooters.

September 12, 2013

Winchester Announces Return of the Model 1873

"The Gun that Won the West" is now once again available to consumers—and it includes a variety of features that have been taken straight from the original build.

June 18, 2013

The .405 Winchester

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June 07, 2013

Speed Limit 70 mph? 30 Sounds Fine to Me.

There's a first time for everything, and for hunters, that includes driving with a gun. Sarah Smith Barnum practices with a Remington 870, and drives it home for the first time—and possibly contracts OCD.

April 29, 2013

I Carry Concealed…In My Dreams

As I spend more time around guns—and shooting them—I find myself having more dreams where I'm continuing to familiarize myself with firearms.

April 09, 2013

Patterned for a Turkey Shoot

Unless your 12-gauge is a lemon, its standard full choke with a quality load of No. 4, 5 or 6 is perfectly adequate for turkeys to 40 yards. But hunters are seldom satisfied with adequate. You can usually squeeze a few more pellets into your shotgun’s pattern. Here’s how.

March 25, 2013

Ruger Named Cabela's Vendor of the Year

Ruger's team effort with Lipsey's helped earn the special recognition, according to a Cabela's official.

March 25, 2013