Most Accurate Ammo for the 6.5 Creedmoor: My top 7 list

Most Accurate Ammo for the 6.5 Creedmoor: My top 7 list

At Backfire, we’ve tested most of the current production factory bolt-action rifles on the market. It means we do a lot of accuracy testing. We’ve seen huge variations in accuracy between ammo brands, and thought it’d be helpful to share what we’ve seen to be most accurate across a large swath of rifles. Hornady 147-Grain…

7 Most Popular and Versatile Rifle Reloading Powders

7 Most Popular and Versatile Rifle Reloading Powders

Reloading ammunition is a popular pastime, both to save money and tailor ammunition to a shooter’s specific needs. For rifle cartridges, it’s generally very easy to produce ammunition that is both better and cheaper than the factory offerings. There are dozens of gun powders available for the reloader to choose from. None of them are…

Can Regular Rifle Scopes Be Used on a Crossbow?

Can Regular Rifle Scopes Be Used on a Crossbow?

Crossbows are becoming a popular option for hunting. In most states, crossbows can be used during general big game seasons where rifles, shotguns, or straight wall cartridges are allowed. With crossbows becoming a more common option, many hunters would like to know if they can use a rifle scope on a crossbow. Rifle scopes can…

My Recommended Bag Setup for NRL22 Matches (with links!)

My Recommended Bag Setup for NRL22 Matches (with links!)

The National Rifle League’s rimfire series, NRL22 and NRL22X, are quickly growing in popularity across the U.S. Based around the .22 caliber Long Rifle cartridge, NRL22 provides a precision rifle series that can be enjoyed by a wide variety of people. To participate, competitors need to bring a list of items to matches. This equipment…

How Much Firewood to Bring for Camping (With a cheat sheet!)

How Much Firewood to Bring for Camping (With a cheat sheet!)

I split and sell firewood each winter to hunters heading up north and neighbors who run out of fuelwood before spring. Calculating how much wood you need is important to a good camping experience. Average Campfire Wood Consumption Chart Convenience store bundle (1 cubic foot) Approx. Hours Per Bundle Bundles for an average social campfire…