What exactly is a trench gun? It’s a shotgun, typically a twelve gauge. The name came from the fact they were designed and used in the trenches of World War 1.
Annealing Brass Cases & How to Do It OR What Those Colors on Rifle Casings are & How to Recreate Them.Updated: May 15, 2022
If you have been reloading or researching reloading for any length of time, you have probably heard of the term “annealing”. If you haven’t, then you have seen evidence of it before. If you look at the necks of some ammunition, you’ll see some almost-rainbow colors somewhere just down from the shoulder of the case. That is evidence of annealing. There are some advantages for reloaders to use this process as well, and the purpose of this article is to familiarize you with the concept and demonstrate a simple way to anneal your cases.
This year at SHOT Show 2022, Frankford Arsenal introduced their X-10 Progressive Reloading Press, chock full of features at a great price!
I have rifles chambered in both 6.5 and 6mm Creedmoor (CM) but the 22 CM has captured my attention. I first heard of it from a friend that said the 22 CM came in the top 3 in a first-round hit capability study he had read.
Airguns are not limited to what they used to be: guns for training children on gun safety. These days, airgun technology is advancing to the point where we can shoot heavier projectiles faster than ever before out of production rifles. Because of this, they are a great option to take out hunting! This Texan LSS .50 CF will produce up to 750 ft./lbs of energy, which is as much as a .357 Mag or 44 Mag in some cases. Yes, this is hard to believe, but not when you are holding a 600 grain slug in your hand.
With everyone stuck at home, and the supply channels short of ammunition, a lot of folks are turning to reloading.
Because of the unique design of the “Flow Baffle,” the expanding gasses are slowed and routed radially, between the outer tube and the core to then exit out of vent holes at the muzzle. This high pressure flow carries with it a ton of lead and carbon into the open atmosphere, keeping the inside much cleaner than traditional cans.
Match Accuracy + Hunting Ballistics? Sierra’s New GameChanger Bullets Deliver the Goods (and the Bacon)Updated: September 5, 2023
Accuracy is crucial in a self-defense situation, of course, but the odds are small that you’ll ever need a firearm for self-defense. Hunting, on the other hand, combines the frequency of competition with the ethical import of life and death.
Your relatives might not know the difference between wet and dry tumbling, or the benefits of a carbide sizer die, but that doesn’t mean you should leave reloading supplies off your list to Santa. Now, I can’t help you explain to your grandma how an overall length gauge works, but I can tell you what I’m asking for this year, so at least we can confuse our relatives together.
The FLIR PTS736 Thermosight Pro delivers ultra long range thermal detection and comes loaded with new features.