Rifle Barrel Free-Bore: What Is Free Bore: Free bore (aka: leade) is just that, it is the area ahead of the bullet ogive (throat) in a rifle barrel to which there is no rifling lands, once the cartridge is fired the bullet travels freely in the barrel until the bullets ogive contacts the lands of […]
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 […]
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.
How to Make High Quality Black Powder: Mixing proportions by weight are 75% potassium nitrate, 15% charcoal, and 10% sulfur. Potassium nitrate, sulfur, and carbon react together to form nitrogen and carbon dioxide gases, these expanding gases provide the propelling action for projectiles. Did you know that brown charcoal makes the best black powder and […]
Centerfire Rifle Cartridge Reloading Bullet Selection: Rifle bullets have to form a seal with the rifle’s bore. If a strong seal is not achieved, expanding gasses from the ignited powder charge leaks past the bullet, thereby reducing efficiency and accuracy. The bullet must also engage the rifling without excessively fouling the rifle’s bore, and without damaging the bullet, […]
Zoning: The first step in applying for a federal firearms license is you should check your location to see if there are any zoning laws that apply to your new gun business. Federal Firearms License Type: The second step is you must determine the type of federal firearms license that will fit your gun business model or […]