Archive for guns

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

Nosler 48 Legacy

The Model 48 Legacy is everything the late John A. Nosler envisioned the ideal rifle to be.

March 07, 2013

Great News!

Gun owners have been taking a beating lately—both in the media as well as from some legislatures. But we've recently scored a victory. My home state of Wyoming passed a bill to decriminalize the use of suppressors while hunting wildlife. We joined 24 other states that recognize that it should not cost one his or her hearing just to be a hunter.

March 04, 2013

GAMO Outdoor USA Launches Whisper Fusion Pro

GAMO Outdoor USA releases "The Quietest Quiet Gun" air rifle on the market.

February 28, 2013

Teacher Refused to Grade Reports on Hunting, Guns

When Denton, Texas, High School English teacher Dewey Christian asked a class of seniors to write about anything that interests them, two students chose pretty popular interests in their state: guns and hunting. One student wrote about his experiences hunting and a recent trip to a Cabela's store, while his classmate wrote about attending a gun show in Fort Worth over the weekend.

February 25, 2013