rifles

Rifle sight alignment

Rifle sight alignment

A bullet’s flight towards a target is not a straight line. Instead, gravity, air resistance, and energy loss all have an effect on its flight, creating a slight curve along the way. A hunter must always take these effects into consideration when sighting-in. A bullet...

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How a centerfire cartridge is fired

How a centerfire cartridge is fired

Rifle bores have grooves and lands that spiral down the entire length of the barrel. These are what gives the bullet or projectile a spin. The spin stabilizes the bullet as it travels down the barrel, much like the way that a football spirals when thrown by a quarterback....

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Rifle and shotgun actions

Rifle and shotgun actions

With the many kinds of firearm styles available, it can be difficult to choose the right one for your hunting needs. Speed, weight, and accuracy are all key factors to consider, no matter your level of hunting expertise. To help sort out what firearm makes the most sense...

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Tagged as: HUNT101, rifles

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