Choosing a 1911

HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR BEST 1911

Let’s get this out of the way: if you don’t have at least some love in your heart for the 1911, you’re a godless commie heathen.  Also you won’t find this entire series of articles very interesting, so we’re co...

HOW TO ZERO A RIFLE

Choosing the best zero for your rifle Here at Calibre we see a lot of information on how to zero your rifle. That’s important information, of course, but a lot of the time we notice that the articles on zero...

MDT PROJECT: WRAP-UP

For the longest time, we've been building up this project rifle, and our expectations alike. It started off awkwardly enough, with a used Stevens 200 purchased sight unseen in what was advertised to be .308, bu...

MDT PROJECT: PART 4

Up until now, Calibre's project rifle; a value-loaded used Stevens action we found online for $350 and mated to a precision Shilen stainless select match barrel before dropping into an MDT TAC-21 chassis system...

5 SIMPLE RELOADING TIPS!

Shooting is, as most enthusiasts will tell you, not a cheap hobby. In fact, for the serious shooters out there, just about the only thing going faster than the rounds downrange is the rate at which cash is flow...

GUN CLEANING BASICS

  I have a tendency to like things neat and orderly; so, as you can imagine, I can't tolerate a dirty gun. And to keep my guns spotless, I have a substantial investment in cleaning gear. But then I have...

HANDGUNNING MISTAKES

A few years ago, on a sunny long weekend, I took a couple of young fellows to the local outdoor shooting range. The objective was to teach them about handguns through a balance of shooting and coaching. As expe...

MDT PROJECT GUN: PART 1

While we here at Calibre are obviously appreciative of the opportunities this unique job grants, we haven't forgotten what it's like to nurture a penchant for fine firearms on an SKS budget. And unless Time or ...