Caliber to MM Conversion Chart for All Cartridges

Caliber to MM Conversion Chart for All Cartridges

Many shooters are confused because there are two different systems for measuring the bore diameter for a cartridge: (1) the caliber system measuring the diameter of the bore of the barrel in inches, and (2) the same measurement, but in millimeters. This page will explain the problem as clearly as possible. The manufacturers of ammunition…

Action lengths of all popular Rifle Cartridges

Action lengths of all popular Rifle Cartridges

Rifle actions come in different lengths to accommodate different lengths of bullets. Knowing the action length of a rifle is important to understand what length of bullet you can put in the rifle. In general, cartridges under 2.8″ in overall length are considered short action. Cartridges between 2.8″ and 3.6″ are long action, and cartridges…

Rifle Recoil Table: Updated for 2021 with all popular cartridges

Rifle Recoil Table: Updated for 2021 with all popular cartridges

I have spent literally hundreds of hours collecting the information in this blog post. I created it because other recoil databases I found online are dated and do not have the depth of research to truly compare cartridges apples-to-apples. For those of you who are new to firearms, let’s discuss the basics of what recoil…

Best Hunting Rifle Under $800: A head-to-head comparison

Best Hunting Rifle Under $800: A head-to-head comparison

We bought and reviewed the best hunting rifles under $750 and compared them in terms of practical accuracy, build quality, and more. We included guns like the Bergara B-14, Kimber, Tikka T3x, Weatherby Vanguard, and Howa. After spending our own money (because no one can buy a Backfire review) and spending a hundred man-hours out…

10 Best binoculars under $250: a hands-on real-world test

10 Best binoculars under $250: a hands-on real-world test

We have looked everywhere from local stores to Amazon to search for the best binoculars for under $250. After searching through Amazon reviews, asking employees at sporting stores, and looking into what other hunters and shooters prefer, and spending a lot of time reviewing them, we have come up with a list of the top…