Most shooters say they like more power in their rifles and handguns, but their buying habits show they overwhelmingly prefer less power — that is, in total rounds sold, 22-caliber firearms and ammunition dominate cartridge sales figures. Likewise, in the Shooter’s Log many of the most popular articles we’ve published covered firearms and ammunition of the various 22-caliber chamberings, including the 5.7×28 FN (.220), .22 LR (.223), .22 WMR (.224), and 223 Rem. (.224). Here are the most popular items:
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The biggest fixed expenses when getting into the gun game are usually firearms, then optics, or sometimes the other way around. But over the lifetime of a platform — rifle, shotgun, handgun, doesn’t matter — the biggest expense is almost always ammo. Accordingly, stories focusing on ammunition use, tuning, and suitability are favorites of the Cheaper Than Dirt! Chronicle community. Herewith, then, are the most-read articles we’ve run in the Shooter’s Log that have to do with ammunition choice and performance:
Pistol articles are a hands-down favorite of readers who visit The Shooter’s Log. It’s easy to see that shooters want to know more about handguns of all types and sizes — carry guns, competitive models, high-cost pieces, budget items — it doesn’t really matter. Here our Top-Ten most-read items about sidearms.
I recently had a chance to handle and fire three rimfire revolvers I may buy: the Smith & Wesson 617 No. 160584, Taurus 94B2UL Ultra-Lite Nine .22 LR, and the Ruger New Model Single Six Convertible No. 0623. Here’s how this trio performed at the range.
Chiappa is going back to its roots with the 1873-22 SAA. Unlike the other thing (RHINO) they had last year this one is an ageless classic. Built with the look of the Colt SAA, the gun that one the west.
If you want to know more about buying, shooting, maintaining, and accessorizing Kel-Tec firearms, check out our top-10 most-read articles on care and feeding of the company’s products.
With that nostalgia feel, Rossi has made an affordable, modern-day version in a .22 LR /.22 Mag. convertible.
The call came late on a Saturday afternoon. I’d asked an FFL friend to be on the lookout for a Kel-Tec PMR-30 at a reasonable price, and after three months of no-news-is-bad-news, this was it.
The argument about the relative merits of these two pistols has gone on for years. Let’s take a look at…Read More >