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A guide on how to pair .223 and 5.56 NATO rifle barrel twist rates with bullet weights. Conventional wisdom says slower twist rates wouldn't properly stabilize a heavy bullet. On the other hand, faster rates could over-stabilize lighter bullets. This is correct in theory, however, modern ballisticians have all but debunked the over-stabilization theory. All things being equal, it is better to have too much twist than not enough.Pairing Barrel Twist Rates with Bullet Weights for .223 and 5.56 NATO

Pairing Barrel Twist Rates with Bullet Weights for .223 and 5.56 NATO

A guide on how to pair .223 and 5.56 NATO rifle barrel twist rates with bullet weights.

Keith Wood

Arnold Schwarzenegger (a Terminator) and Linda Hamilton (Sarah Connor) team up and return to the silver screen in the new movie ‘Terminator: Dark Fate,' scheduled to hit theaters November 1, 2019.Terminator: Dark Fate – Movie Preview

Terminator: Dark Fate – Movie Preview

Arnold Schwarzenegger (a Terminator) and Linda Hamilton (Sarah Connor) team up and return to

Jeremy Stafford

The new Trijicon VCOG 1-8x28mm scope retains many of the features that made the first VCOG such a success.Trijicon VCOG 1-8x28mm Scope Review

Trijicon VCOG 1-8x28mm Scope Review

The new Trijicon VCOG 1-8x28mm scope retains many of the features that made the first VCOG

Tom Beckstrand

The BCM Recce-­11 MCMR pistol is ideal for anyone in the market for a highly portable, self-defense pistol.BCM Recce- 11 MCMR Pistol Review

BCM Recce- 11 MCMR Pistol Review

The BCM Recce-­11 MCMR pistol is ideal for anyone in the market for a highly portable,

Tom Beckstrand

Did New Zealand draw a blueprint for a gun ban in the United States? New Zealand's Gun Ban

New Zealand's Gun Ban

Did New Zealand draw a blueprint for a gun ban in the United States?

Keith Wood

Ever wonder where the idea for the first red dot came from? Here's a look back at the genesis of today's electronic sight technology and the science behind the first occluded eye gunsight (a.k.a., the OEG).Single Point Dot Sight

Single Point Dot Sight

Ever wonder where the idea for the first red dot came from? Here's a look back at the genesis

Ilya Koshkin

Things were looking uncertain for gun owners in many states in 2018 thanks to a successful push in otherwise pro-gun states to enact gun control legislation. Things seem to have stabilized, and we've created our annual ranking list of gun-friendly states; here are the best states for gun owners - worst (New York) to best (Arizona) - for 2019.Best States for Gun Owners (2019)

Best States for Gun Owners (2019)

Things were looking uncertain for gun owners in many states in 2018 thanks to a successful

Keith Wood

The SIG Sauer P365 XL is no better or worse of a 9mm pistol than the standard model. Whether it's right for you will largely depend on handsize and your ability to conceal the grip without printing.SIG Sauer P365 XL 9mm Pistol Review

SIG Sauer P365 XL 9mm Pistol Review

The SIG Sauer P365 XL is no better or worse of a 9mm pistol than the standard model. Whether

Eric R. Poole

Smith & Wesson's Performance Center enhances a 4-inch-barrel M2.0 Shield and gives us the goods.Smith & Wesson Performance Center M&P9 M2.0 Shield Review

Smith & Wesson Performance Center M&P9 M2.0 Shield Review

Smith & Wesson's Performance Center enhances a 4-inch-barrel M2.0 Shield and gives us the

Chris Cerino

Given that the .224 Valkyrie is a very polite cartridge to reload, judicious handloading can just about create what factory loads are alleged to perform. Here's the .224 Valkyrie load data we found that works well with reloads.224 Valkyrie Load Data: Everything You Need to Know

224 Valkyrie Load Data: Everything You Need to Know

Given that the .224 Valkyrie is a very polite cartridge to reload, judicious handloading can

Joseph von Benedikt

We like everything about 1911s, especially 1911s with all the features we expect right out of the box. That's what you get with Devil Dog Arms' new DS1911.Devil Dog DS1911 Review

Devil Dog DS1911 Review

We like everything about 1911s, especially 1911s with all the features we expect right out of

Yamil Sued

The new Winchester Wildcat 22 is a rimfire autoloader that perfectly utilizes today's design and production techniques. It's one of this year's best buys.Winchester Wildcat 22 Review

Winchester Wildcat 22 Review

The new Winchester Wildcat 22 is a rimfire autoloader that perfectly utilizes today's design

Robert W. Hunnicutt

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