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.17 Mach 2
The .17 HM2, or 17 Mach 2, was a joint venture between Hornady and CCI in 2003. A CCI Stinger case, which measures 0.100-inch longer than a standard .22 LR case, was necked down to take a 17-grain, 0.172-inch-diameter bullet. The result was a .17 tha
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Rifles
Savage has succeeded with semi-auto rimfires where most others have failed, thanks to their innovative delayed blow-back action. Most semi-auto .22 LRs have a direct blow-back action. That is, the detonation primer and powder sends the bullet down th
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Rimfire Barrel Conditioning
I shot my first IPSC match in the fall of 1977. I won it, and that was that; I was hooked. By 1986, I had been on a roll for a few years. I attended three U.S. IPSC Nationals and had a slot for a fourth. I shot in local matches in two states and the
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High Velocity Vs. Heavy Bullets
BY ROY E. WEATHERBY “In Africa we learned that if we used smaller-caliber, high-velocity bullets, the animal had to be close enough so that the bullet would not lose enough velocity to keep it from disintegrating inside the animal’s body … but if you
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Glock P80
The term “retro” is all the rage lately, with some gun companies making “retro” versions of their most popular models. The term also has different meanings for everyone. For me, it means something that’s modern yet brings back memories of yesteryear.
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Rimfire Redux
When’s the last time you sent a .22 LR bullet downrange? Seriously. Ease your finger off the 9mm, .5.56 NATO or .30-06 trigger for just a moment and think about that question. Has it been a while? I presume I’m in the majority that, when I have the i
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.17 Winchester Super Magnum
Winchester Ammunition, in conjunction with Savage, introduced the .17 Winchester Super Magnum rimfire rifle cartridge at the 2013 SHOT Show. A Winchester Ammunition announcement called this “the most revolutionary rimfire cartridge in the company’s a
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It’s Always About The Trigger
Instructors have been preaching it for years, and in my 2013 book, Handgun Training for Personal Protection, I called it “the secret.” The single, most important skill you must master with a handgun is the ability to operate the trigger—make the hand
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Lending A Third Hand
Back when I was in martial arts, we worked hard to improve hand strength. Knuckle push-ups, fingertip push-ups and tossing bags of sand back and forth were standard practice, and we were dedicated. Not everyone can do that, and not everyone has the o
Gun Digest4 min. leídosCrime & Violence
Unlawf Ul Display
On June 28, 2020, in response to a riotous mob breaking through an iron gate into their St. Louis gated community, with a mass of approximately 300 people coming down the road toward their house, attorneys Mark and Patricia McCloskey grabbed firearms
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Play Ball!
A couple decades ago, I bought a rifle which would become—and remain—my dedicated varmint rifle. It’s a Ruger Model 77 MKII in .22-250 Remington, with a sporter-weight 22-inch barrel, a Hogue over-molded stock and Timney trigger. While the accuracy w
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Itching To Upgrade
I look at my rifles like a 350 Chevy—tons of aft ermarket parts and the ability to modify it to my heart’s content. I have no problem replacing, modifying and adjusting the weapon system to meet my personal needs. After all, everyone is different; ou
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Rimfire Requirements
A longtime coming, the Glock 44 was one of the Austrian gunmaker’s most significant releases in recent years. Though, even among diehard fans, the .22 LR pistols did have nits to pick, primarily with the hybrid polymer-steel slide (done for proper we
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Tiny Terminal Performance
With regard to the terminal performance of centerfire rifle and handgun ammunition, the written word has probably used up enough paper to deforest a national park. Not only is it a favorite topic for gun writers to pontificate on, it fuels a lot of g
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Upgrading Your Rimfire Expectations
For decades, .22 LR rifles fell into three categories. There was the “grandpa’s squirrel gun” class of rifles from Marlin, Ruger and the other big American manufacturers. Then, there was the Europeans—the Olympians—with hard-to-pronounce names like A
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Playing The Stock Market
I was on an African hunt with a .404 Jeffery set up over shooting sticks with a wildebeest bull nearly 200 yards away. My PH, Cornus du Plooy, gave the green light. I broke the trigger, heard the bullet’s impact and, after recoil, saw the bull fall.
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The Corona Cartridge
If you consider the evolution of the rifle, the goal has always been—and remains—to shoot with extreme precision, as far as possible, while experiencing the least recoil and influence from wind and gravity. Just look at the evolution of .30-caliber r
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One Piece At A Time
You should be aware that the AR-15 is an incredibly popular rifle platform in America, and for good reason. Relatively inexpensive, light recoiling, reliable and easily adaptable to a particular role are all huge factors in why it’s grown to be crown
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That One Special Gun
At one time, the .50-caliber Hawken was America’s general-purpose rifle. About 70 years later, it was replaced by the Winchester 94 in .30-30 Winchester, and after World War I, the bolt-action .30-06 became America’s one-rifle answer. It remained so
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The Carbon Conundrum
Across the thousand years that people have been using guns, there have been innumerable materials used to achieve the goal of launching a projectile at a target. In the grand scheme, carbon fiber is just another material applied to that end and not s
Gun Digest2 min. leídosAutomotive
FORM & FUNCTION
A few weeks back, I was somewhere in the middle of a 14-hour road trip when my mind began to wander, as minds tend to do when the hum of the tires turns into a lullaby. The topography of central South Dakota didn’t offer much visual distraction at th
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GROUP PUBLISHER GLEN CASTLE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF LUKE HARTLE MANAGING EDITOR LAURA PELTAKIAN SR. ART DIRECTOR GENE COO ART DIRECTOR KATIA SVERDLOVA COLUMNISTS FRANK GALLI, RICHARD MANN, PHIL MASSARO, PATRICK SWEENEY NATIONAL ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE MATT JOHNSON
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.338 Winchester Magnum
Announced in 1958, the .338 Winchester Magnum is another of the series based on the .458 Winchester necked down. Initially available only in the Winchester Model 70 Alaskan bolt-action rifle, Remington adopted it for the 700 Series bolt action. Some
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Pushing For Perfection
In the firearms world, perfection doesn’t exist. Thank goodness. After all, how boring would perfection be the next morning? Most people know things can always be better, and the best of us know they should be. That quest to make things better every
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Shifting Focus
“Somewhere in your gun is the bullet that will solve your problem. It might be the first one, or it might be the last one,” says David “Boon” Benton. There’s a lot of wisdom in that quote, and there are several lessons to be learned from it. I think
Gun Digest2 min. leídosTechnology & Engineering
Huh? Say, What?!
“Custom-molded earplugs, 31 NRR rated, for $30.” Standing at a booth on range day at the SHOT Show and hearing this, I was certain either my hearing was finally calling it quits after decades of shooting—or I was having a stroke. “You mean $300, righ
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Scrub-a-dub Time
Spoiler alert: I’m not the neatest guy in the world. While not technically a slob, most of my guns could use a thorough cleaning, and so could my reloading gear. I find cleaning rifles a necessary but mundane chore. Sometimes we need to turn an eye t
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GREAT GUNS & GEAR
With its first bolt-action rifle, Springfield Armory provides a top-shelf option to upgrade your next hunt. Like any rifle worth its salt, the heart of the Model 2020 Waypoint is a strong action. Constructed from stainless steel and kept to exceeding
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