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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.

Which Ammunition For Which Game Animal?

Going hunting? Here's how to pick the ammo you need.

Terminal Ballistics & Choosing Self-Defense Ammunition

In this installment of our series, we cover handgun ammunition and its effects.

Terminal Ballistics & Stopping Power

What is stopping power, and what can the science of terminal ballistics teach us about...

How Terminal Ballistics Helps You Choose the Right Ammunition

Terminal ballistics helps you determine which cartridge is best for you and your gun.
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