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How to Use a Field Shotgun For Home Defense

Can Grandpa's old Skeet gun be used for self-defense? Yes, and here's how!

Reviewed: Bergara B-14R Precision Rimfire Rifle

Engineered for precision shooting, it's also great for families.

Gun Barrels: How Do They Work?

It's a little more complex than "magnets"...

Long-Range Shooting Tips

When it comes to taking a long shot, how long is too long?

Rising Shooting Stars: Allison Zane

She's only 15, but this down-to-earth teen is already a top sponsored competitor.

What You Need to Know About .300 Blackout

From the original design history, to the differences between subsonic and supersonic bullets.

What is "Point Blank Range"?

As with many phrases related to marksmanship, everybody uses it...not everybody knows what it really...

4 Things to Know About the Basics of Reloading

Save money and have fun with this do-it-yourself hobby that lets you be in charge...

5 Improvised Shooting Rests For Rock-Solid Accuracy

Here's how to translate your pinpoint benchrest aim into field conditions...and it's easy!

Beginning Firearm Accuracy: Groups & What They Mean

You'll read in gun reviews and advice articles about "groups." But what do they mean...

Ballistics Made Simple

Here's what the sweet science of ballistics means to you...explained in plain English.

Ammunition Safety: Mysterious Detonation Phenomenon

What we do (and don't) know about this ammunition safety question.

Do Pistols That Shoot Rifle Cartridges Cut the Mustard?

For hunting and survival, rifles beat handguns every time...or do they?

Fun Friday: Back To the Pliocene Epoch

Wooly mammoths, saber-toothed cats and giant predatory birds. Oh my!

First Impressions: Federal HammerDown Lever-Gun Ammunition

Federal Premium introduces the venerable lever gun to the 21st century.

Throwback Thursday: Slingers, History's First Snipers

Make no mistake, the ancient sling was no slingshot...and it was definitely not a toy.

Why a Hunting Bullet is a Compromise

There's no such thing as a "perfect" bullet...just one that's perfect for you.

What is an Ogive Profile?

Here's what that means, and why you should care.

Shot Pellets: How Do They Work?

Here's what happens when pellets hit your target.
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