Rifling Twist Rates & Bullets

We all understand that a rifle barrel has spiral grooves (rifling) in order
to impart spin to bullets. This stabilizes them so they fly true, like a
well-thrown football. But what’s all this talk about twist rates like 10-inch
or 1-in 14? What’s that all about and how important is it?

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Why Not Lever-Action?

Lever-action rifles went from America’s favorite to “also-ran”
about mid-20th century. Why? Accuracy and efficiency. The core difference between a lever-action and bolt-action is merely the
mechanical device that cycles the action and ignites the cartridge. But that does contribute to some performance differences. Let me explain … .

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Practice Without Firing A Shot

You know the difference between bowhunters and rifle hunters? Bowhunters practice. The good news is that not all practice has to be expensive, loud or elaborate. The following are techniques that can help anyone improve their rifle shooting skills with minimal hassle and often no expenditure of ammunition.

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Prone Position Shooting Tips

Every shooter knows the steadiest field position for precise rifle shooting is prone. Fewer know how hard prone is to achieve. You don’t just flop down and shoot. Here are just some potential problems … .

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