Category: Guns

9 Best .300 Winchester Magnum Rifles Big-Game Hunting


.300 Winchester Magnum Rifles

Since its inception back in 1963, the .300 Winchester Magnum round has earned a special place in the hearts of long-range hunters and shooters alike. Born of both the .375 H&H Magnum and the .338 Winchester Magnum, this cartridge is able to achieve muzzle velocities that exceed 3,000 feet per second, while simultaneously producing up […]

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12 Best Upland Hunting Guns Available on the Market in 2022


Best Upland Hunting Guns

Each American hunting season carries its own theme, whether that be the grit and determination associated with a backcountry big-game hunt, the preparation and patience of a whitetail deer hunt, or the spring fever of a turkey hunt. Upland bird hunting is no different, but seemingly falls into its own niche. The relationship between a […]

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6 Best .44 Magnum Rifles for Hunters and Ranchers


.44 Magnum rifles

Any list of iconic American handgun cartridges would simply be incomplete without the induction of .44 Remington Magnum. Although it was actually born in the 1950s, it wasn’t until two decades later that it benefited from Clint Eastwood’s famous “Dirty Harry” character and magnum revolver he wielded, which led to an utter explosion in popularity […]

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Best .30-06 Springfield Hunting Rifles, Chosen By a Seasoned Hunter


30-06 Springfield

When it comes to iconic firearms calibers, one can argue the .30-06 Springfield is in a class by itself. Having first been in service as a U.S. Military cartridge, it became a legend in hunting rifles, renowned for its range and stopping power. The cartridge is one of many 30-caliber rifle cartridges and has been […]

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The 10 Best Lever-Action Rifles Manufactured Today


Lever Action Rifles

There are a myriad of firearms with a legacy engrained in American heritage, many of which played a role in building America into the country we know today. Repeating firearms have become a timeless mainstay in our culture for various applications, but perhaps none has had the longevity or the consistency of the lever-action rifle. […]

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8 Best 6.5 Creedmoor Rifles On the Market


6.5 creedmoor rifles

No rifle round on the market today is more controversial than 6.5 Creedmoor, as so many shooters with already-established loyalties to other long-range calibers remain staunch with the rifles that have always served them. However, we won’t sort out that debate today. Instead we’ll focus on the the 6.5 Creedmoor as a cartridge, and more […]

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450 Bushmaster vs 45-70 Government: The Key Differences


450 Bushmaster vs 45-70

Many hunters love raw power in their firearms and there’s no question the iconic .45-70 Government and the slightly newer 450 Bushmaster deliver that in spades. Both straight-walled cartridges have been around for a while. In the case of .45-70, it’s been around since 1873, when it was first used by the U.S. Army. The […]

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The 8 Most Versatile Hunting Shotguns of 2022

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versatile hunting shotgun

As hunters, we want to ensure we have the best equipment possible. We invest so much into our gear. It’s nice knowing we can get the best return out of them. However, it surprises people that all hunting shotguns are not created equal, and some serve specific purposes. For example, the gun that I use […]

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