Hunting & Shooting
Axiom Ocularis Slingshot Review (With Pictures and Video)
With easy-to-change bands that don't require extra tools to install, this is one of the best slingshots around. The imitations even sell well, though they have two fewer stars than the original.
The Charles Daily Superior II: The One That Came Back
Looking back on the Charles Daily Superior II that I traded away and then got back.
Help Farmers With Game Damage Hunts and Get More Venison and Elk Meat
If you hunt and enjoy the meat, chances are you'd love a chance to fill your freezer and help farmers save their crops. "Game damage" hunts, or deer/elk depredation hunts, are designed to remove unwanted deer or elk from grazing farmers' fields. Learn about these hunts and what to expect.
The Best .38, .357, .44 Snub Nose Revolvers Ever (Epic Carry Guns)
In this article, we tell you what are the best .38, .357, and .44 caliber snub-nosed revolvers—ever.
Top 10 Firearms for Home Defense
Want to defend your home, but not sure what firearms to start with? Whether you're looking for a good selection to choose from for your first home defense firearm purchase or have a collection of home defense firearms you're looking to expand, this list will help.
Your Battery: Cartridges and Firearms to Handle Most Any Situation
The average person in the Lower 48 can satisfy all conceivable gun needs with about 8 different cartridges and about 9 or 10 different guns.
Ammunition Review: Winchester Super-X .300 Win. Mag. 180 Grain Power Point
Here's why Winchester's 180 grain Power Point .300 Win. Mag. scores an epic win.
Crossbow Broadheads: A Buyer's Guide
Crossbow broadheads have a massive impact on your hunting style. How big is the game that you're hunting? Over what distance are you hunting? In this article I discuss all of the variables to take into account so that you choose the best broadhead for you.
Everything You Need to Know About Remington Ultra Magnums
Wondering about Remington Ultra Magnums? Here's what you need to know. We analyze the 7mm RUM, .300 RUM, .338 RUM, and .375 RUM to find out which is best for you.
Modifying a Ruger 10/22 for a Squirrel Hunting Project
Borne of of a need to control extensive damage caused by burrowing rodents, this rifle mod project turned out better than I expected and has application in the small game hunting arena as well as in ranching.
10mm Auto Vs. .45 ACP+P (Thor's Hammer Takes on G.I. Joe)
Can the .45 ACP+P match the powerful 10mm Auto for hunting as well as defense against humans and bears? Learn the surprising answer!
Mouse Guns: Your Last-Ditch Shootout Survival Tool
Are pocket pistols viable self-defense weapons or just feel-good gimmicks? We compare a few.
All About Mule Deer Hunting (the Best Guns, Gear, and Tactics)
Are you a hunter? Here's what you need to know about hunting America's premier deer, the mule deer. Here's some must know info on guns, gear, and tactics to help you bag your best mulie.
Top 5 Military Surplus Rifles for "Grid Down" Survival
Today’s rifle market offers the prepared person near-infinite choices. There is one type, however, to which they should give serious consideration: military surplus. Violence and lawlessness almost always accompany tumultuous events, so be prepared to defend your family in times of crisis.
.44 Remington Magnum (Still the Best Big-Bore Magnum)
The iconic .44 Magnum lost its title as "The Most Powerful Handgun in the World" over a decade ago, or did it? Here's why Dirty Harry's favorite cartridge is still the one by which all others are judged.
10 Reasons Why the .357 Magnum Is the Best All-Round Handgun Cartridge
The .357 Magnum is the real “do it all” handgun cartridge. From self-defense to hunting it gets the job done. Here are 10 reasons why.
Rimfire Roundup (Best Hunting Loads for .22 LR, .22 WMR, .17 HMR)
Every hunter needs a rimfire rifle (or twenty). Which is best, though; the .22 Long Rifle, .22 Winchester Magnum Rimfire, or .17 Hornady Magnum Rimfire? This must-read article gives you the answer.
Point Shooting (Must-Know Shootout Survival Skill)
Did you realize that point, or instinctive, handgun shooting techniques could potentially save your life in the right circumstances? Learn more about these old-school methods so you can increase your survival odds in a shootout.
Should You Hang Your Game Meat?
You've been told by others that you should hang your game meat. But maybe you've heard you shouldn't, or maybe the meat you've had after you've hung it tasted "gamey." In this article, I deal with hanging meat and when you should -- and more importantly, shouldn't -- age your venison.
Nosler's AccuBond (Still the Do-It-All Hunting Bullet)
Is Nosler's AccuBond the best, all-round hunting bullet? Here's one hunter's opinion based on years of testing and field experience.
All-Time Best Pronghorn Cartridges (Fast Bullets for Fast Critters)
Tested, eleven great pronghorn cartridges: .243 Winchester, .25-06 Remington, 6.5 Creedmoor, 6.5-284 Norma, .270 Winchester, .308 Winchester, .240 Weatherby, .257 Weatherby, .264 Winchester Magnum, 7mm Remington Magnum, and .300 Winchester Magnum.
Defensive Handgun Cartridges Are All the Same (Facts Vs. Hype)
Research by the FBI and other law enforcement professionals, along with gunfight analysis, proves all self-defense handgun cartridges do the same basic things and have the same limitations. When you cut through the hype and myth, the facts say there is no such thing as "The Best Handgun Cartridge."
Why Buy the Cold Steel Tim Wells Signature Blowgun
Interested in hunting with a blowgun? You came to the right place to find out about a wonderful hunting blowgun.
Old-School Guns: .45 Colt, .44 Special, .38 Super
Want an older gun? These three great handgun cartridges have defended life and limb, plus put venison on the table, for a century and a half. The .45 Colt, .44 Special, and .38 Super are effective, accurate rounds with a long, distinguished history. Here's why you must give them a try.
6.5 PRC vs. Its Nextgen Competition (New 6.5mm Cartridge Fight)
Hornady's new 6.5 Precision Rifle Cartridge takes on the 6.5 Creedmoor, 6.5-284 Norma, 26 Nosler, and 6.5-300 Weatherby Magnum in this winner take all virtual shootout.
.41 Remington Magnum (The Perfect Revolver Cartridge?)
The .41 Remington Magnum is the best revolver cartridge. Period. It does what the others do, but better in many ways. Here's how.
Top 5 Most Versatile Hunting Cartridges
There are many (perhaps too many) hunting cartridges on the market. What makes any particular one versatile? A versatile cartridge has three main qualities: power, reach, and flexibility. This article breaks down the most versatile rifle caliber on the market.