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Ammo: Does Case Shape Really Matter?

There have been a number of factory and wildcat cartridges that have played with case design. But has it had any real effect on ballistics?
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Gun Review: The Mauser Brothers and the Model 98

The Mauser Model 98 is a true classic when it comes to bolt-action rifles. And with the company return to this iconic design it is again turning out a highly engineered gem.
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Hot-Rodding the .45 Colt

Through the efforts of John Linebaugh and Ross Seyfried, the .45 Colt took the leap from the Old West to modern-day big-game hunting.
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Ballistics: Understanding Barrel Harmonics and Accuracy

The manner in which a barrel whips, torques and contorts is referred to as "barrel harmonics." The idea of accuracy is simply a set of repeatable barrel harmonics.
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Q&A: Zeglin on the Impact of P.O. Ackley

We talk with gunsmith and author Fred Zeglin on P.O. Ackley's incredible influence on the modern firearms world.
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Q&A with Winchester Product Manager Glenn Hatt

We get the inside edge on Winchester Repeating Arms' past, present and future with the man who should know.
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Blue Book Special Report: Gun Auction Analysis

Some research on the guns that are moving faster than hotcakes right now on online auction sites by the gun value experts at Blue Book.
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Which Firearms Price Guide is Right for You?

You wouldn't buy a rifle for concealed carry. Then why would you buy a firearms price guide that's not tailored to your needs?
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New Gun Digest Title Gets Reloaders Started the Right Way

Take the guesswork out of reloading ammunition by checking out Handbook of Reloading Basics from Gun Digest.
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Cartridge Identification: Start With the Headstamp

Cartridge identification is important to anyone who works with ammunition cartridges, whether it's reloading or collecting. While it isn't foolproof, often the easiest way to identify a cartridge is to look at the headstamp.
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Concealed Carry: Is Spare Ammo Necessary?

With the opportunity to expand on his previous work in Gun Digest Book of Concealed Carry, Massad Ayoob took the opportunity in "Gun Digest Book of Concealed Carry 2nd Edition" to talk about the issue of concealed carry and spare ammo.
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Reloading: What Do You Really Need to Get Started?

While the basics are simple when it comes to getting set up to reload ammunition for your handgun, there are still some critical choices that need to be made. Here's some advice from long-time reloader Patrick Sweeney, from "Reloading for Handgunners."
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Find Out Who Won: Reloading Essentials Giveaway

Thanks to everyone who entered for a chance to win two ammunition reloading essentials from Gun Digest. While there is a handful of partiers among us, it looks like the overwhelming majority will be staying home on New Year's Eve. Notable exceptions are those who will be out there working for our safety and security - A special "thank you" to all of you folks for your service.
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Giveaway: Ammunition Reloading Essentials

Whether you're a new firearms enthusiast, experienced cartridge collector or serious handloader, you'll want to get in on this chance to win two of the best reloading reference guides available.
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Editor’s Pick: Gun Digest Collector’s Set

This collection is specially priced for the holiday season, which makes this the perfect gift for every Gun Digest reader, whether you've just discovered us or have been with us for years and years.
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Editor’s Pick: 2013 Standard Catalog of Firearms

At gun shows I always noticed that many shoppers and booth keepers alike kept the Gun Digest Standard Catalog of Firearms close at hand. With this tome, arguments were started and settled, prices set and haggled over, bluing and rust and rifling conditions discussed ad nauseum, and deal after deal after deal made. Indeed, Standard Catalog of Firearms held near-Bible status.
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