Wet Firearms: How to Keep Rust at Bay

Not every range day or hunting trip is dry and sunny; sometimes guns get wet. Some competitions and training events can even be wet on purpose, and hunting season on the British Columbian coast is not exactly a...

Do’s and Don’ts of Firearm Cleaning

Cleaning your firearm is an important task but it needn’t be a complicated one. The amount of cleaning your particular firearm requires depends on a couple of things; the action type, and how often you shoot...

Improve Your Trigger Control At Home!

Trigger control - or perhaps the lack of it - is one the main contributing factors to shooters missing their mark and, as with everything in life, the only way to get better is to practice. The good news is ...

Firearm Fundamentals Part 2: Before The Shot

We have been imagining Firearm Fundamentals as a tree, and in the last article we began with the roots of the tree; Firearms Safety. Now we climb up the trunk of Marksmanship and into the branches of Before the...

Firearm Fundamentals Part 1: Safety

Although it is a tad cliché, I like to think of Firearm Fundamentals as a tree. Firstly, and most importantly, there are the roots: Firearm Safety. Next comes the trunk: Marksmanship. Then, Marksmanship branche...
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...