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Long Range

6mm Creedmoor vs. 6.5 Creedmoor: Cartridge Clash

The 6mm Creedmoor with its lower recoil and flatter, more forgiving trajectory faces off

Brad Fitzpatrick

First Focal Plane vs. Second Focal Plane Scopes Explained: Which is Best?

Which is best, a first or second focal plane scope? The best choice depends on several

Joseph von Benedikt

Mossberg Patriot Long-Range Hunter Bolt-Action Rifle: Full Review

The Mossberg Patriot gets a long-range version aimed at filling the freezer. Here's a full

Joseph von Benedikt

8 Proven Ways to Increase Rifle Accuracy

Exploring areas of concern that are vital for anyone who wants to increase a rifle's accuracy.

Joseph von Benedikt

Long-Range Precision Rifle Shooting: A Beginner's Guide

Long-range precision shooting sports are all the rage these days. Here's what you need to know

Joseph von Benedikt

6 Steps to Improve Long-Range Shooting Accuracy

Here are some important considerations and tips to help you make the long-range shot of your

Brad Fitzpatrick

Shooting Tips

Ballistic Eyepro: Getting Started

Range safety starts with quality safety equipment, and high-quality eye protection needs to be

RifleShooter Staff

Ruger No. 1 Single-Shot Rifle: Tips to Improve Its Accuracy

Here are some tips and tricks to get the very best accuracy out of Ruger's gorgeous

Joseph von Benedikt

How Barrel Length Can Affect Shooting Performance

Differences in barrel length can affect velocities, handling and much more.

Craig Boddington

Tips on Shooting Uphill/Downhill Angles

On tough uphill/downhill shots, finding the right position is the key.

Craig Boddington

5 Fundamentals of Rifle Marksmanship

Practical rifle marksmanship depends on following these five fundamentals.

Jospeh von Benedikt

8 Proven Ways to Increase Rifle Accuracy

Exploring areas of concern that are vital for anyone who wants to increase a rifle's accuracy.

Joseph von Benedikt

Gunsmithing

Upgrade Your Rifle With These Simple Stock Improvements

Rebedding, inletting, checkering your rifle stock are all made easier with updated tools,

John Barsness

BCM Gunfighter AR Parts

Bravo Company has you covered if you are looking to build the ultimate AR.

David Fortier

Rimington 700 Rifle Trigger Upgrade with a Timney

The Timney Trigger is a rifle upgrade so easy even our editor can do it.

J. Scott Rupp

How and Why to Change Buffer Weight on AR-15 Rifles

If you have an adjustable gas system on your AR-15 rifle, changing the buffer weight can do

David Fortier

How to Lap Scope Rings

Lapping protects the scope tube from damage; eliminates stress on the tube that could affect

Joseph von Benedikt

BX-Trigger Upgrade for Ruger 10/22 Rifles and Pistols

The BX-Trigger is a drop-in replacement trigger all Ruger 10/22 rifles and 10/22 Charger

Dusty Gibson

Reloading

Reloading Straight-Wall Cartridges

Here's solid advice for the best possible results when reloading straight-wall cartridges.

Joseph von Benedikt

Proper Case Neck Annealing Extends Case Life and Increases Accuracy

The proper annealing of cartridge case necks — never the body or head — extends case life and

Joseph von Benedikt

Smokeless Propellants: Plentiful Options for Balancing Velocity and Accuracy

Nitrocellulose-based smokeless propellants offer improved stability, texture and burning

Craig Boddington

5-Shot-Group Shapes: Here's What They're Telling You

If you're a handloader, chances are you've wondered what the different 5-shot-group shapes

Jason Stanley

What Turning Necks Can (And Can't) Do for the Accuracy of Your Handloads

Is neck turning really beneficial? And if so, is it beneficial in all cases or just in

Joseph von Benedikt

How-To

How Rifle-Shot Recoil Affects Scopes, Rings and Bases

Ever had a scope you just couldn't get properly sighted in? Assuming your rifle and ammo are

Joseph von Benedikt

Should You Lap Scope Rings?

When should you lap your scope rings and when should you not? Here's when and how to get the

Keith Wood

Barrel Break-In: What It Is. What It Is Not.

Rifle shooters all have their own ideas about the process for breaking in a barrel. Here are

Keith Wood

Ruger No. 1 Single-Shot Rifle: Tips to Improve Its Accuracy

Here are some tips and tricks to get the very best accuracy out of Ruger's gorgeous

Joseph von Benedikt

When Hunting, Use Enough Gun

With a nod to Mr. Ruark, a look at some trends that might be leading hunters down the wrong

Craig Boddington

How to Clean a Rifle Barrel the Effective and Harmless Way

Here are the tools, chemicals and the step-by-step process to easily and safely clean a rifle

Joseph von Benedikt

Historical

Classic Cartridges: Will They Last?

Gauging the health of some very good rounds that are close to being on life support – or worse.

Brad Fitzpatrick

Remington Model 788: First-Rate Budget Rifle

Remington's “Economy” rifle was actually a well-built and accurate gun.

Payton Miller

Federal Ammunition Celebrates 100 Years

Federal Premium has played a significant role in the hunting ammunition market. Here's a look

Brad Fitzpatrick

Swiss K31 Straight-Pull 7.5x55 Rifle History

Switzerland's K31 straight-pull rifle is a shooter's and collector's delight.

Jeff John

The .250 and .300 Savage Were Ahead of Their Time: Their History

The .250 (1915) and .300 (1920) Savage may have faded, but they were top performers in their

Craig Boddington

The .50-70 Government Cartridge Had a Short But Notable History

The .50-70 Government cartridge was used by U.S. troops in battles against the Sioux and for

Jeff John

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