Guns

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...

BROWNING BUCKMARK CAMPER UFX

It's a fondly remembered image for some; the look of unwavering focus mingling with excitement on a young boys face, his hands firmly wrapped around the familiar shape a .22 Browning Buck Mark pistol pointed sq...

MDT PROJECT GUN: PART 2

It's a term we've all heard before: buyer beware. Maybe you first heard it from your father's unimpressed lips while looking over a particularly suspect first car as a youngster, or maybe you've said it to some...

BIG BORES… NOT BORING

There are big guns, and then there are big guns.  The former usually typifies those various forms of reasonably large magnum-calibre guns; Rem Mags, Ultra Mags, Super Short Mags, and even occasionally Norma Mag...

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 ...

FOUR AFFORDABLE .22 RIFLES!

Marlin XT-22 A relatively new addition to the bolt-action rimfire rifle marketplace, the Marlin XT-22 was only introduced to the world last year, but has already earned plenty of kudos from both customers an...

NORINCO TYPE 97 REVIEW!

In the 1970s and early 1980s, militaries around the world found themselves at  the forefront of an arms race the likes of which the world had never known. While the world's political climate remained muddled un...