Are Glock Guns Centerfire or Rimfire?

Are Glock Guns Centerfire or Rimfire?

With so many different models, manufacturers, and caliber offerings available, it can be confusing to know the difference between different guns. In this article we are going to talk about Glock handguns, what models they make, and if those models shoot centerfire or rimfire cartridges. Almost all Glock handguns are centerfire, but it does make…

Montana Antelope: 5 Tips for a Successful Hunt on Public Land

Montana Antelope: 5 Tips for a Successful Hunt on Public Land

Hunting american pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) is an experience every big game hunter should try at least once. Of the U.S. states with antelope, Montana is one of the best to hunt these animals. One of the main advantages of choosing the “treasure state” is the large amount of public land that is open to hunting….

Weaver vs Picatinny Rails: How to know which you have

Weaver vs Picatinny Rails: How to know which you have

At one point, I didn’t know the difference between the two and ran into trouble trying to put a scope on my rifle. I’ll help you understand the differences. Picatinny accessories generally don’t fit on a Weaver rail, but Weaver accessories do fit on Picatinny rails. The civilian design of a Weaver rail has .18-inch…

Best Hunting Rifle Under $750: We bought 7 rifles for testing

Best Hunting Rifle Under $750: We bought 7 rifles for testing

Here at Backfire, we bought seven different rifles and spent over 100 man-hours testings them in seven different categories. After way too much time in the sun, the results are in on these various rifle models. While no rifle was best at everything, we were still able to pick two winners. The best overall rifles…

.30-06 Springfield vs .308 Winchester: Ballistic comparison

.30-06 Springfield vs .308 Winchester: Ballistic comparison

If there has been one constant in the gun world, it’s Americans’ love for .30 caliber. This relationship even predates smokeless powder with the 30-40 Krag first being produced way back in 1892! While the Krag cartridge had a short service life, Americans saw the potential for this caliber and continued developing better cartridges around…

What is the difference between NRL22 and NRL22X?

What is the difference between NRL22 and NRL22X?

Like many gun owners, I have an interest in precision shooting. However, the entry costs for centerfire competitions are often prohibitive. The cheap alternative is rimfire, specifically the National Rifle League’s 22LR competition series. For a basic overview of what NRL22 is, please take a look at beginner’s primer article written back in June. NRL…