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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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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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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 […]
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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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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The popularity of 20 gauge shotguns has risen in recent years, largely thanks to how much easier it is to handle and maneuver than its 12 gauge counterpart. They are still highly dependable and plenty powerful, and can also be less intimidating to people just starting out. So, what is the best 20 gauge on […]
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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 […]
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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Deer season is finally here, so we’re naturally starting to gear up for the most anticipated months of the year. No piece of hunting gear is as vital to your success as a reliable firearm. It won’t be long before deer hunters are headed afield, rifles in hand in pursuit of whitetails and mule deer. […]