In my opinion, there aren’t many guns cooler than a short bolt action rifle.  I think my fascination started back in the 90s, before the proliferation of precision rifles, with an advertisement in the Shotgun News showing a Steyr SSG69 PIV with its 16.1″ barrel.  I …

Barrel a Remington 70o without a lathe?  With a short chambered barrel, no lathe, no problem! Pre-threaded short chambered barrels allow a gunsmith to replace the barrel of a rifle without the use of a lathe.  A vise, action wrench, depth micrometer, reamer and headspace set …

Bedding an HS Precision Stock

January 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

HS Precision stocks are well known in the bolt action rifle world.  Often encountered as OEM stocks on  rifles from various manufacturers, they are a step up from the injection molded plastic stocks found on entry level rifles. HS Precision was the first company to …

Customizing a Mossberg MVP 5.56

December 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Mossberg MVP rifles have been extremely popular since their introduction.  The compact action, short barrel and ability to feed from standard AR-15/M16 M4 magazines makes a nifty package.  Take a look at our review: Review: Mossberg MVP Patrol 5.56mm NATO (223 Remington) and 7.62 NATO …

Facebook refuses to Boost corn muffin post for gun blog! I don’t normally write posts like this, but here we go… Rifleshooter.com is new to Facebook.  Facebook has a boost option to allow companies to promote their page through what is known as a sponsored …

I first heard of the U300 back in February when Ultimatum Precision approached me about reviewing their new, three-lug action.  Looking at the CAD drawing they provided, I was impressed and couldn’t wait to get my hands on one.  It took nearly a year, but here …

5 Great gift ideas for shooters and reloaders!

November 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

Considering how technical the shooting sports can be, shooters and reloaders can be demanding people to shop for.  With over twenty years in the sport, I decided to weigh in with my gift ideas.  Hopefully this guide will help give you the perfect gift this …

223 Ackley Improved: A better 223? Whether it’s simple curiosity or a desire to increase performance, exploring different cartridges is part of being a shooter.  One way to accomplish this is to purchase a new firearm.  Another, more economical option, is to convert a rifle you …

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