How to check bullet uniformity

How to check bullet uniformity

As the bullet is the last thing to have contact with the barrel as it leaves and is the first thing that hits your quarry, the uniformity of the projectile is paramount in achieving good, consistent accuracy.

Where can I get 12-bore black powder cartridges?

I have been left an old side-by-side which was part of a collection and has not been shot for many years. A gunsmith tells me it has only black powder proof. However, I am assured it is safe to shoot. Where can I get 12-bore black powder cartridges?

Where can I get 12-bore black powder cartridges?

I have been left an old side-by-side which was part of a collection and has not been shot for many years. A gunsmith tells me it has only black powder proof. However, I am assured it is safe to shoot. Where can I get 12-bore black powder cartridges?

Can we use metal cartridge cases for reloading?

A friend and I are considering loading our own cartridges for pigeon shooting, and have acquired the equipment and components. Our early experiments indicate plastic cartridge cases can only be reloaded a few times, so has anyone ever tried long-life metallic cases for shotgun reloading, and are they available?

How can I stop shotgun cartridges going rusty?

I want to keep shotgun cartridges in the loft, which never drops below freezing but does get a bit damp at times. I am not talking about keeping the ammo for a long time, but maybe buying a year’s worth at a time.

How can I stop shotgun cartridges going rusty?

I want to keep shotgun cartridges in the loft, which never drops below freezing but does get a bit damp at times. I am not talking about keeping the ammo for a long time, but maybe buying a year or more’s supply at a time.

Scottish gunsmiths

Shooting Times heads north of the Border to meet the Scots who are producing British guns of the finest quality

Sound moderator maintenance

Sound moderator maintenance

When it comes to sound moderators, correct fitting and proper maintenance is vital, says Bruce Potts, as it is all too easy to ruin a good rifle by neglecting these tasks