The Shootist

Many rifles have a recoil lug that fits into a hole in the stock, imparting the recoil to the wood. If this hole is uneven, the rifle can shift as it recoils against the stock, causing erratic grouping.

Proper bedding key to accuracy

January 04, 2010 at 8:11am
The Lapua Midas (upper left) priced out at $18 per box of 50. When shooters begin pursuing the perfect group, even ammo prices become unimportant.

Ruger 10-22: from caterpillar to butterfly

December 02, 2009 at 9:58am
This is Remington's entry into the AR hunting market. The rifle features a button-rifled barrel, crowned hunting muzzle and single-stage hunting trigger, and comes in .223 Remington and .204 Ruger. Shown is the carbine model with collapsible stock.

Remington 700 VTR has grown on me

October 23, 2009 at 8:55am

Don’t forward anymore false emails

September 30, 2009 at 10:40am
The new Ruger Lightweight Carry Revolver is a combination of aluminum, stainless steel and molded polymer — nothing new in handguns, except this is the first time anyone has used polymer to make a revolver frame.

Light Ruger .38 is smooth, dependable

September 01, 2009 at 6:32am
The PARA USA Companion with the light double action trigger brings safe hammer-down carry to the 1911 pistol.

Lots to like about PARA Companion

August 04, 2009 at 10:58am
Remington's new VTR has a patented triangular barrel and an injection-molded composite stock featuring “breather” holes to speed heat dissipation. The new triangular design of the barrel enhances stiffness while reducing weigh over a round barrel.

Remington 700 VTR the tacti-coolest yet

June 01, 2009 at 9:33am
If the Department of Defense had not backed down, the price of ammunition would have skyrocketed.

DOD changes course on military brass sale

April 30, 2009 at 10:14am
Citizens are flocking to buy guns and qualify for concealed-carry permits.

Election drives gun sales, carry applications

February 25, 2009 at 1:07pm
The Alpen Apex in 3.5-10x50 is only 12.5 inches in length, which allows it to fit well on new compact rifles designed to digest the short magnum cartridges that are all the rage.

Inexpensive scopes offer high quality

February 03, 2009 at 10:08am
An early Model 61 S&W .22 pocket pistol is shown here on top of a new Federal Form 4473. A transfer of a firearm from a licensed dealer to any recipient requires this form. The form is filled out, and the information on the recipient is called in on an FB

Registration not a fact of gun purchase

December 31, 2008 at 2:44pm