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To Pee, or Not to Pee?

November 22, 2013

Does human urine really spook deer? The Bullshooters decided to find out.

Pull Trigger, No Bang

November 05, 2013

Customizing a rifle is a great idea—but don't wait until the last minute to do the work. Otherwise, you might learn some lessons a little too late.

Do the “Ten Black Kings” Exist?

October 16, 2013

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.

Is the Mauser “Claw Extractor” Foolproof?

October 04, 2013

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

Does Gamo's New Air Rifle Meet Its Velocity Claims?

September 13, 2013

Gamo has claimed that its new air rifle will shoot a Gamo PBA Platinum pellet at 1400 fps. The BullShooters just had to put this one to the test.

Can You Keep Deer From Wiping Out A Food Plot?

August 24, 2013

So you're trying to develop a food plot, but the local whitetail are tearing it up before its ready. Is the anything you can do? The BullShooters have an answer.

Which Came First? The Side-by-Side or Over/Under Shotgun?

August 05, 2013

Yes, Napoleon's bejeweled side-by-side is older than your grandpappy's Browning Superposed, but that doesn't mean side-by-sides out-date over/unders. Or does it?

Does Joe Biden's Shotgun Tip Hold Any Truth?

July 22, 2013

A Washington state man recently arrested for the illegal discharge of a firearm tried to tell police that he'd been adhering to the Vice President's rather questionable self-defense advice.

Sometimes What You “Know” is Wrong

July 17, 2013

Keith Wood didn't necessarily set out to disprove any myths, but sometimes it just happens. That's life as a BullShooter.

How Much Does Temperature Effect Bullet Impact?

June 28, 2013

The Background I got an email from a reader who was looking to order a CDS dial from Leupold, which requires certain information (including altitude, temperature, etc.).  He was concerned about what temperature to provide them. What if his dial said 80 degrees Fahrenheit and he was hunting in 40-degree weather? The Question What effect does temperature have on a bullet’s impact at reasonable hunting distances? The Data We’ll take a fairly common hunting round, the .270 Winchester with a 130 gr.