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Guns Damaged by Fire

Is a rifle that has been in a structure fire safe to shoot?

May 16, 2014

Walnut Rifle Stocks

What's the difference between American walnut and French walnut?

May 14, 2014

Bullet-Base Basics

Whether to use a flat-base bullet or one with a boattail depends largely on the cartridge and the game being hunted.

May 13, 2014

Interchangeable Cartridges

What's the difference between the .280 Rem. and the 7mm Express Remington?

May 09, 2014

Hammer-Forged Barrels

Learn about hammer forging and how it makes a difference when it comes to your rifle's barrel.

May 08, 2014

Twilight Factor

Here's one easy way to determine a scope's potential performance in low-light conditions.

May 06, 2014

Double-Barrel Shotgun Triggers

Learn the difference between mechanical and inertial triggers.

May 05, 2014

Adjustable Sights

Rifle not shooting where you want it with iron sights? Follow these steps for adjustment.

May 02, 2014

First Aid for Bleeding

Follow these steps to stop a severe cut from bleeding in the field.

May 01, 2014

Reduced-Recoil Loads

Shoot more comfortably with these reduced-recoil loads from four ammo makers.

April 30, 2014

Buckshot Size

Use different sizes of buckshot for varmints and deer.

April 29, 2014

Glass Bedding

Bedding the barreled action of a rifle can improve accuracy.

April 28, 2014

How to Identify Poisonous Plants

The most common culprits are poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac, which are abundant in the Lower 48 and cause allergic skin reactions in millions each year.

April 23, 2014

Treating Cuts

No matter how small the cut, it's important to stop the bleeding and treat the wound properly.

April 21, 2014

How to Clean a Gun

When it comes to gun cleaning, everybody has at least two favorite methods. This is one of ours.

April 18, 2014