Top 15 Most Popular Rifle Cartridges (2022 Edition)

Top 15 Most Popular Rifle Cartridges (2022 Edition)

I have been tracking the most popular rifle cartridges for the last several years, and it’s always fascinating to see what cartridges take off. The only problem, is defining what “popular” means. There are many different ways of deciding what is popular, so I’ll list them separately. Hottest Rifle Cartridges (Ranked by buzz) According to…

Best Rifle Scope Under $500: 10 scopes tested head-to-head

Best Rifle Scope Under $500: 10 scopes tested head-to-head

Here at Backfire, we tested ten different rifle scopes that sell for under $500.  These scopes were selected with a few different use cases in mind and were tested in a variety of ways.  With the testing now complete, we are ready to assign each scope the grade of recommended or not recommended. We purchased 11 scopes…

Springfield 2020 Waypoint: An owner’s unbiased review

Springfield 2020 Waypoint: An owner’s unbiased review

Being the first real bolt action hunting rifle offered by Springfield Armoury the 2020 Waypoint has more than exceeded expectations, to say the least. With excellent and well-thought-out features the 2020 Waypoint has quickly become a favorite of mine and continues to impress. If this rifle wasn’t on your radar it sure will be now….