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Pistons & Bullets Part 2; Bullet Trajectory, How Far Can a Bullet Travel Before it Falls, Minie Ball During the American Civil & Crimean War

Earlier we explored round ball and black powder and compared the bullet to a piston. Early firearms were smoothbore weapons firing a sub-caliber bullet. The bullet was smaller to accommodate the fouling that would build up in the bore. Wadding was placed over the powder, the bullet dropped in and rammed with a over-wadding covering…

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Pistons & Bullets Part 1; How Does a Gun Fire a Bullet & How Does the Formula for Potential Kinetic Energy Come Into Play?

Ever pondered the fact that a firearm like an automotive engine is a heat engine? A heat engine simply converts heat energy created from chemical energy to mechanical energy. In the car, the engine ingests air containing oxygen, and combines with a hydrocarbon fuel, ignites and uses the resultant heat to create expanding gas that…

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Combat Pistol Tritium, Fiber Optic & Laser Gun Sights; Shot Placement Aim, Shooting in Low Light Conditions

Many rifle shooters use optical sights for long range shots, or some sort of reflex sight for closer engagements. The concealed carry weapon is a sidearm and pretty much restricted to iron sights or laser devices. Ranges for handgun engagements are fairly short. Sighting radius and other concerns seldom factor into handgun employment in self…

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2017’s Top Rated Ear & Hearing Protection for Shooting Ranges; Impact Sport Electronic Ear Muffs & More

One of the most important protective gear any shooter must have is good ear protection. The most common health related problem associated with firearms is eardrum damage. For those who don’t use good ear protection, hearing loss is a common consequence. There are many types of ear protection used today. Shooting Range Industries will share…

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