Category Archives: hunting

Savage 220Y rifled shotgun: new on AllOutdoor

A more compact deer-slaying option.

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Cheers!

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Camouflage Patterns on Guns: to Hide or to Flaunt? New on AllOutdoor

Various uses of camouflage patterns.

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.45 caliber rifles

  45LC | 45-70Govt

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The deerslayer

Natasha demonstrates her hunting bow.

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When “Too Much Scope” Isn’t Too Much: new on AllOutdoor

Lucid 6-24x and other high-magnification scopes for varminting

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Shorter Barrels for Defensive Rifles: new on AllOutdoor

How relevant is the velocity loss to non-military use?

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A rifle for grizzly?

Since a single shot rifle with .22 Long cartridge was enough to drop a record-size grizzly, does this mean thirty rounds of  22WMR would suffice for a whole herd of dinosaurs?    

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Update on 22TCM

While I hope to try a 5″ pistol, a bolt action rifle and a semi-auto carbine in that caliber, I do not have them on hand yet. What I have is a 4″ 1911. I brought it to the range … Continue reading

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Can we compromise with anti-gun activists?

Let’s look at one of the simplest, least powerful guns on the market, a Crickett Hunter. Manually cocked bolt action design dates back to 1820s, nearly two hundred years ago. Rimfire ammunition is uses postdates the action by only twenty … Continue reading

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A rifle for Valentine’s Day?

Henry Firearms says: “Consider this American Beauty as a present for your lady.” A pretty good thought, in my opinion. Just make sure to include some ammunition with it. See Henry site for the close-up of the receiver engraving. And … Continue reading

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Primary Arms 4-14x FFP scope

A long time ago, I acquired a Primary Arms 4-14x scope with a front focal plane reticle. Recently, a friend in his 70s needed better glass for his .270 TC Venture deer rifle, so it moved onto his gun locker. … Continue reading

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New on AllOutdoor: Factory military sporter rifles

Then and now.

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The smallest dragoon

“Dragoons ride to the scene of the battle, then fight dismounted.”

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Just got back from Pennsylvania

Spent a week with Crickett Rifle company, have many new photos. They also have a very interesting new product in the works to be announced later this year, a logical extension of their expertise in precision manufacturing.

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One way to handle switchable barrels.

This 455Lux rifle is in 22WMR. It also accepts a 22LR barrel — with its own sights — and appropriate magazines. Plink with cheaper ammo, bust tree rats with faster 22 Magnum. Don’t have to re-zero.

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Pointers on learning snipercraft

Sniping is a lot more than just shooting straight. Read a few suggestions for the direction of study for being a sniper. In addition to my post, read this excellent blog about long-range shooting.

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Why a CZ527 carbine

The original 7.62×39 M43 round was made for the SKS and later AK47 rifles. Since I have a vz58 compact rifle also chambered for it, why would I want a slower bolt action carbine? For one, it’s a work of … Continue reading

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New on AllOutdoor: Henry Arms survival kit

Henry Arms survival kit reviewed by my friend Frank and photographed by me.

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Light Barrel or Heavy on AllOutdoor

Selecting a hunting rifle.

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