Rifle Scope Mounting: How to mount a rifle scope — We will start from scratch here. A brand new remington 700 bolt action rifle, two piece windage adjustable scope bases, scope rings and a Leupold 3-9 scope–a fairly common hunting rig. Now let’s mount the scope on the rifle the right way to achieve the […]
Free Rifle Target Printable
Here are a couple of free rifle target printouts for your use. Need some info on rifle cartridge ballistics? That link goes to our in depth chart.
Shotgun Forcing Cones
The forcing cone in a shotgun barrel forces the shot charge or shot column down in diameter in transition from the shotgun chamber to enter the bore and then to enter the parallel section of the choke. The one we will concern ourselves with here is the chamber to bore forcing cone the other is […]
Shotgun Choke Tubes Interchangeability
A choke tube is a removable interior tube at the end of a shotgun barrel that controls shot dispersion. Choke tubes typically come in cylinder, improved cylinder, modified, improved modified, full, and extra full. A cylinder choke tube produces a very wide shot dispersion, whereas an extra full choke tube will provide a much tighter […]
Shotgun Pattern Improvement
After doing a thorough pattern test and analysis it’s time to focus on how to increase pattern density and consistency, as both are needed for a complete shotgun pattern tuning. There is some knowledge worth having first as to what you are dealing with. A True Shot Pattern Is, 100% Of The Shot In A […]
How to Pattern A Shotgun (And From What Distance)
Perhaps one of the most critical parts of shooting an imparticular load of shot out of your your shotgun at a patterning board is the fact you will also know its exact point of impact with your imparticular sight picture. You can have an excellent shot pattern but if it is not where your aiming then its not worth very much from a hunters or shooters perspective. Shot patterns are only part of the overall performance of a shotgun when shot patterning.
Free Printable Turkey Target
Here are a couple of free printable turkey targets for you to practice with. These targets were made by Kim Lockhart, the previous owner of GunnersDen.com and are meant to show kill zone vs immobilization zone.
Rifle Barrel Twist Rate
All about rifle barrel twist rate — Rifled Barrel Terms: Barrel – The part of the rifle through which projectiles pass in their travel from the chamber or breech to the muzzle. Bore – The interior of a rifle’s barrel excluding the chamber. Rifling – Spiral grooves in a gun’s bore that consist of lands (The highest part […]
Remington Core-Lokt 243 Winchester Ammunition Ballistics
Remington 243 Winchester Ammunition: Remington, .243 Winchester Premier Core-Lokt Ultra Bonded ammunition features a bullet in a class of its own. Developed and designed by Remington’s industry-leading R&D; staff. Core-Lokt Ultra Bonded offers hunters the unique combination of excellent accuracy, superb weight retention and expansion with overall superior terminal results. The bonded bullet retains up […]
Centerfire Rifle Cartridge Reloading Bullet Runout
Centerfire Rifle Cartridge Reloading: Correcting Bullet Runout: Bullet runout is the cause of most reloaded rifle cartridge inaccuracies. Most rifle cartridge case and bullet alignment is determined in the resizing die but there are other reasons and situations that will cause excessive bullet runout which are not readily seen with the human eye. Bullet Runout […]