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Does a Barrel’s Twist Rate Affect Bullet Expansion?

April 29, 2013

The Background Online forums are like Vegas buffet lines for The BullShooters, lots of meat to choose from. Not too long ago, I saw this question posed on a hunting site and some credible folks believed it to be true. I had to find out for myself. The Theory According to the proponents of this concept, a faster rifling twist causes a bullet to spin faster (which is correct) causing the bullet to expand more violently upon impact (this is suspect). The Expert Deferral In order to truly test this theory, some very sophisticated equipment would be necessary- the kind of stuff found in bullet makers’ test labs.

Should Lion Hunting be Banned?

April 03, 2013

The Background There is an effort underway to list the African Lion as an endangered species in the U.S. As the nation that produces the most lion hunters (60 percent according to African officials), such a designation would have a tremendous effect on the safari industry in Africa.

Is Joe Biden's Home-Defense Advice Dangerous?

March 22, 2013

VP Joe Biden advises people to "just fire the shotgun through the door." At least one expert disagrees. Here's why...

Lead for Glocks?

March 15, 2013

Can you shoot lead bullets in a Glock, and is it safe to do so? The BullShooters investigate.

Semi-Autos Produce Lower Velocities Than Revolvers

March 01, 2013

Because semis use gases to cycle the action, some velocity is lost.

Do NRA Members Support an "Assault Weapon" Ban?

February 08, 2013

When data from a Bloomberg-funded poll suggests NRA members are against guns, it's time to investigate.

What's the Best Wood for a Rifle Stock?

February 05, 2013

So, you want to commission a wood and metal masterpiece, or maybe try your own hand at stockmaking. If you’re going to shell out thousands of dollars to a custom gunmaker or spend hundreds of hours of your own time inletting, shaping, and finishing a stock blank, you’ll want to use the best materials available.

Are Sling Studs Deadly?

January 24, 2013

When another anti-gun newspaper gets the facts wrong, Bullshooters is here to sort 'em out.

Does England Have a Lower Violent Crime Rate?

January 08, 2013

Does England Really Have a Lower Violent Crime Rate Than the U.S.?

Does Small Shot Out-Penetrate Larger Shot?

December 21, 2012

Its sounds valid, but is it? We investigate.