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Optical Sights: Basic Principles

Optical Sights: Basic Principles

We answer the questions you were too embarrassed to ask.
Gun Sights 101: Sight Adjustments

Gun Sights 101: Sight Adjustments

How to make iron sights work for you.
Gun Sights 101: Iron Sights, Pt. 2

Gun Sights 101: Iron Sights, Pt. 2

Understanding how your gun's iron sights work will improve your shooting.
All About Long Gun Stocks

All About Long Gun Stocks

Here's what your favorite gun reviews are talking about when they talk stocks.
Weird (Ammunition) Science: Shotgun Slugs

Weird (Ammunition) Science: Shotgun Slugs

Our series on ballistic projectiles continues.
How to Read a Ballistics Table

How to Read a Ballistics Table

Don't be intimidated! All the work has been done for you.
Ammunition Science: Shotshell Ballistics

Ammunition Science: Shotshell Ballistics

How the science affects the way your shot flies.
4 (More) Things You Didn't Know Affect Your Bullet

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

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

Ammunition Science: Cartridge Safety

We talk about gun safety a lot...but let's not forget the ammunition!
How Guns Work: the Firing Sequence

How Guns Work: the Firing Sequence

What happens inside the gun determines what happens outside of it.
What is Ballistics?

What is Ballistics?

The simple version of a remarkably complex subject.
Ammunition Science: Blackpowder vs. Modern Cartridges

Ammunition Science: Blackpowder vs. Modern Cartridges

Much of the technological development in firearms history has actually been devoted to ammo!
Gun Manufacturing: Metal Surface Profiling

Gun Manufacturing: Metal Surface Profiling

And here you thought checkering was just for wood!
Gun Manufacturing: Secrets of MIM

Gun Manufacturing: Secrets of MIM

What is Metal Injection Molding, and how does it relate to firearms?
How to Break In a Gun Barrel

How to Break In a Gun Barrel

Yes, even the best rifled barrels need a break-in.
How Are Gun Barrels Enhanced? (Pt. 2)

How Are Gun Barrels Enhanced? (Pt. 2)

Diving into the nitty-gritty of how guns are made...and how they're made well.
What Is the Best Barrel Material?

What Is the Best Barrel Material?

Because not all metals are created equal...
What Makes Some Barrels More Accurate Than Others?

What Makes Some Barrels More Accurate Than Others?

There are many factors that determine rifle barrel accuracy.
How Are Shotgun Barrels Made?

How Are Shotgun Barrels Made?

We know they're different from rifle barrels...so how different is the manufacturing process?
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