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How to Read a Ballistics Table

Don't be intimidated! All the work has been done for you.

Ammunition Science: Shotshell Ballistics

How the science affects the way your shot flies.

4 (More) Things You Didn't Know Affect Your Bullet

When it comes to long-range accuracy, there's much more at work than your aim.

5 Things (You Didn't Know) Affect Your Bullet

When your bullet has to go the distance, these are the obstacles.

Ammunition Science: Cartridge Safety

We talk about gun safety a lot...but let's not forget the ammunition!

How Guns Work: the Firing Sequence

What happens inside the gun determines what happens outside of it.

What is Ballistics?

The simple version of a remarkably complex subject.

Throwback Thursday: Rise of the Renaissance Gunner

Throughout history, gunners have been considered special people. Here's why.

Tract Optics' Budget Rimfire Riflescopes Make .22s Even Better

No, it's not "just a .22," and this isn't "just a scope."

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!

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?

What You Need to Know About .300 Blackout

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

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...

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.

Fun Friday: Back To the Pliocene Epoch

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