Archive for bullshooters

Is Handloading Obsolete?

By Keith Wood

Myth: You must handload to get the maximum performance out of your hunting gun.

June 20, 2012

Glocks for Hunting?

Glocks for Hunters?

May 31, 2012

Will Avery's Floating Shell Bag Float 12 Boxes?

The company claims it will float 12 boxes of shells; I'm calling Bullshooters.

May 11, 2012

Is ISACS a Sham?

The International Small Arms Control Standards (ISACS) claims its about promoting gun safety. The NRA says its about promoting gun bans. Who's right?

May 04, 2012

Does Firelapping Work? Part 2

The Results: Firelapping clearly improved the accuracy of this revolver as you can see from this table. The kit worked as-advertised (though to save time, I did have to buy the 280 grit compound which was not included) and produced excellent results. This process isn’t brain surgery, if you follow the instructions in Beartooth’s manual—you can do this at home.

April 27, 2012

Turkey Loads: What's Behind the Plastic Hull?

Sure, most shotgun shells will take a turkey cleanly, but what is the difference between the various loads?

April 23, 2012

Does Firelapping Work? Part 1

The Background: Ever since I read Ross Seyfried’s piece on “Firelapping” in an old issue of Guns & Ammo, I’ve been intrigued by the process. These days, Beartooth Bullets sells a complete firelapping kit which helps unlock the mystery for first-time firelappers.

April 20, 2012

Reloading Military Brass

By Keith Wood

The Question: Is re-loading military brass is too difficult to bother with?

April 10, 2012

Is Loaded Ammo Deadly if it Catches on Fire?

Many hunters and shooters store ammo at home, and many more believe this practice to be dangerous. But is it?

April 04, 2012

Can a Gun be Too Dirty to Shoot Straight?

By Keith Wood

The Question: “Why is my .22 ‘Key holing’?”

March 27, 2012

Hunting is Just for Guys, Right?

By Keith Wood

The Myth: Hunting is just for guys.

March 15, 2012

PETA Kills More Animals Than NJ Bear Hunters

By Keith Wood

The Headline: According to the Daily Caller, the Center for Consumer Freedom published a Virginia report tallying the number of dogs and cats killed by the “animal lovers” at PETA last year. According to the report, when PETA folks weren’t getting naked in public places and throwing red paint on fur coat owners, they killed a bumper crop of animals.

February 28, 2012

Synthetic Stocks and Bedding

By Keith Wood

The Myth: Synthetic Stocks Don’t Require Bedding to Be Accurate

February 27, 2012

Illinois Recommends Vomit as Rape Deterrent?

By Jeff Johnston

The Internet Rumor: I saw a post on Facebook recently that rather disgustingly illustrates that the Illinois State Police recommend that women vomit on attackers to thwart would-be rapists. While Illinois is the only state in the Union that does not have any type of concealed carry options for law abiding citizens, I figured that this was just another urban internet legend. So I researched it.

February 16, 2012

Home Charcoal Bluing Test

The Question: Can you blue a firearm in your Bar-B-Q pit?

January 31, 2012