Ever wondered how much faster rifle rounds are than handgun rounds? Now you can see it with your own eyes.
The .577 Tyrannosaur is a cartridge designed for big game in Africa. The .577 Tyrannosaur contains a .585-inch (14.9 mm) diameter 750-grain (49 g) Monolithic Solid Projectile which when fired moves at 2,460 ft/s (750 m/s) producing 10,180 foot-pounds force (13,800 J) of muzzle energy. Those factors mean the .577 Tyrannosaur provides a lot of…
To help shooters in firearm restricted states and nations, Lantac is releasing a straight pull bolt action rifle in an AR-15 package. Using a manually operated action allows shooters to get around many of the anti-gun restrictions in place in the UK or California. Unfortunately, a bolt action AR-15 might be the closest they can…
Aimpoint brings legendary durability and reliability for an optic that can be trusted in any situation.
The Ruger PC Carbine is an excellent rifle for shooters looking to get into Pistol Caliber Carbines. The Leupold LCO Red Dot pairs great with this rifle.
Michael Seeklander is a fantastic competitive shooter and firearms instructor who runs Shooting Performance. His YouTube channel focuses on training tips to make you a better shooter with a rifle and pistol. His tips are useful for anyone interested in becoming better with their firearm. Michael Seeklander’s playlist, Daily Shooting Tips! Short, Sweet, Effective!, is…
With the influx of new shooters into the firearms world, here are some suggestions on recommended first firearms.
Pistol Caliber Carbines are on the rise once again. Their popularity has faded in recent years, but they are making a very strong return, in large part to AR-15s chambered in 9mm, commonly called an AR-9. Known for building AR-15s in cartridges not common in AR-15s, CMMG’s 9mm “GUARD” is an excellent rifle for those…
Larry Vickers puts a full auto rifle on the clock and compares it to a semi auto rifle to see how practical full auto fire really is.
Just like with the AR-15, there are many AK-47 magazines to choose from.
The .950 JDJ weighs about half a pound and has a muzzle energy the equivalent of a Toyota Corolla traveling 20mph.
What rifle sighting systems are most popular amongst semi auto rifles shooting intermediate calibers?
Don’t be just a benchrest shooter. Learn from the US Army how to shoot from practical shooting positions.
Interested in getting a Short Barreled Rifle? Don’t know how? Don’t like how daunting the task is? Here’s how to (legally) get a SBR.
Shooting off of a benchrest is great for sighting in your rifle or teaching new shooters. But out in the field, be it hunting, shooting competition, or even combat – there isn’t a nice firing line with a comfortable and stable shooting bench. These type of shooting conditions is often called shooting from an “improvised position” and it is a very important skill for practical rifle shooting.
The Ruger American Rifle was originally designed in 2011 and released in 2012. Since then, many variations have been introduced, including the Ruger American Ranch Rifle variant. At Shot Show 2017 the Ruger American Ranch in .450 Bushmaster was announced. The .450 Bushmaster The .450 Bushmaster is capable of killing big game at 250 yards…
Despite its popularity, the M1A/M14 is a more complicated rifle than an AR-15 or AK-47, so it requires more maintenance and upkeep. If you own one of these classic rifles, be sure to keep up with its maintenance and cleaning.
It is a very obvious statement to say that your rifle’s sights are above your rifle barrel, usually about an inch and a half or so, be it iron sights, red dot, or variable optic. However, it is still common to forget that when shooting over a barrier, like on a vehicle. This can result in bullets going through the barricade and not hitting the target.
Giving your hunting rifle a good checkup before verifying zero and maintaining the rifle throughout the season is important for accuracy and safety.
Shooting sports, of any format, are a way to get out to the range, shoot your firearms in ways you can’t normally shoot them, hangout with likeminded individuals, improve your skills, and have lots of fun. Everyone who is interested in shooting should give a shooting sport a try.