Allowing the shooter to only focus on one plane when shooting, red dot sights, long established on carbines, are gaining in popularity on pistols.  A Glock equipped with a Trijicon RMR red dot sight seems to be the most commonly encountered configuration.  The combination has …

Front cocking serrations are popular with some pistol shooters.  Once the hallmark of custom 1911 builders, these cuts were quickly adopted to production 1911 pistols, and then to other production guns.  They have become so prevalent on factory pistols, that some custom 1911 makers have actually …

Charter Arms Pitbull .45 ACP Review

July 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Charter Arms Pitbull .45 ACP: Big Boy is in the House We don’t do very many handgun reviews here at rifleshooter.com, despite the fact that some of us do more pistol shooting than anything else. The few reviews we post tend to start out …

Understanding shotgun back bore

July 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

What is back boring? Most shotgunners are familiar with the phrase back boring.  Often it is advertised as a way to reduce recoil and improve shot patterns.  A shotgun with a back bored barrel has its bore opened up to a larger diameter than when it …

If you frequent Rifleshooter.com, you’ll know, I often write about shotguns.  It’s no surprise to my regular readers that my shotgun of choice is the Remington 870 equipped with Wilson Combat’s Trak-Lock II ghost ring sights. Predominantly known for their 1911s, Wilson Combat also makes custom …

When I bed my rifles I don’t use bedding screws or blocks, instead I use the actual bottom metal and the action screws. While I prefer this method, I typically end up with bedding compound stuck inside the stocks aluminum pillars in. Note the Marine-tex …

Shooting a firearms qualification course is a great way to benchmark your proficiency.   Pistol qualifications are among the easiest to replicate on your own.  Typically taking places at distances of 25 yards and less, the qualification experience can be simulated at most facilities. As …

Creedmoor Sports, located in Anniston, Alabama, is a company well known in the high power rifle competition circuit.  Recently, they began producing their own line of ammunition.  While there are plenty of companies offering loaded cartridges; what makes Creedmoor unique, is their line of ammunition …

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