British SS109 5.56mm Ammunition: Cartridge, Caliber 5.56mm, Ball, L2A2 (United Kingdom) Under STANAG 4172 (standardization agreement)5.56x45mm NATO is the standard intermediate cartridge chambering for NATO forces.  SS109 NATO (known as M855 in the United States) is the 62 grain cartridge with a copper jacket, lead …

Countouring a Rifle Barrel Blank

January 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

When I posted How to taper a rifle barrel, I had worked on a barrel that had been previously chambered. Normally, if someone was tapering a barrel, it would be an unturned blank that has not been chambered or threaded.  In this post, I’ll be contouring …

Introduction I cut back a 28″ barrel 308 Winchester one inch at a time, to 16.5″, and recorded velocity data for four different cartridges.  The data was summarized in 308 Winchester / 7.62x51mm NATO: Barrel Length versus Velocity (28″ to 16.5″).  This post provides Rifleshooter.com’s readers …

Introduction I cut back a 28″ barrel 308 Winchester one inch at a time, to 16.5″, and recorded velocity data for four different cartridges.  The data was summarized in 308 Winchester / 7.62x51mm NATO: Barrel Length versus Velocity (28″ to 16.5″).  This post provides Rifleshooter.com’s readers …

Introduction I cut back a 28″ barrel 308 Winchester one inch at a time, to 16.5″, and recorded velocity data for four different cartridges.  The data was summarized in 308 Winchester / 7.62x51mm NATO: Barrel Length versus Velocity (28″ to 16.5″).  This post provides Rifleshooter.com’s readers …

Introduction I cut back a 28″ barrel 308 Winchester one inch at a time, to 16.5″, and recorded velocity data for four different cartridges.  The data was summarized in 308 Winchester / 7.62x51mm NATO: Barrel Length versus Velocity (28″ to 16.5″).  This post provides Rifleshooter.com’s readers …

First impressions of the Modular Driven Technologies (MDT) HS3 Chassis system. I’ve been using Modular Driven Technologies Chassis systems for nearly four years.  Their first model, the TAC21 houses a Remington M700 in an aluminum chassis, adds a detachable magazine, 20 MOA continuous top rail, and …

Shooting the FBI Pistol Qualification Course

January 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

Shooting the FBI Pistol Qualification Course I take shooting seriously.  I go to the range for a purpose.  When I shoot a precision rifle it may be to develop a load or prepare for a match; but for pistol, carbine and shotgun, I am trying …

Brownells AR-15 10 Round Magazines

January 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

For shooters living in areas limited to 5 or 10 round magazines for their AR-15/M16, Brownells has answered the call with 5 and 10 round capacity,223/5.56mm magazines, equipped with an extended floor plate that has the same profile as the 20 round GI magazine. According to …

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