A Better 264

When I was 14 I took every ammunition catalog I could find, devised a complex formula, and crunched all the numbers. My goal as to determine the best all-round rifle cartridge suitable for everything from groundhogs to elk. The numbers – as they say – don’t like, and the answer was th
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New Cartridges, New Guns, and Not Shooting

I just completed finished an article detailing all the new guns, ammunition, and cartridges for 2018. Shooters will be happy to learn you will have lots to choose from, and no, I cannot tell you what they all were. I like new cartridges, guns, and ammunition introductions – I am not a
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The Problem with Gun World

  In 1973 the movie Westworld depicted an android populated world where want-to-be cowboys or gunslingers could live out their wild west fantasies. The price of admission was high but the potential satisfaction of being John Wayne for a week was alluring. Like all apparent perfec
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THE SHOT

We had already called seven coyotes from the stand we were on. I had shot three of them. One of which, after dropping like a rock, got up and ran off three minutes later. I did not see the dog get up, I was busy engaging another coming in on a string to my direct front. We were about
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The 257 Wildcat or 25 Somethinganother

I need your help – but more on that in a moment. (See poll at bottom of post.) I’ve always been a quarter-bore kind of guy. The allure of the 257 Roberts hit me early and lasted long. However, of the near dozen Bobs I’ve owned, I’ve never had one that I really liked. Some would
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Christmas Gifts from $ 10 to $ 1000

It’s that time. Time to buy the gun loving, outdoor living, knife wielding, whiskey drinking person in your life something special. I know, you have no idea what to get them. Well, I’m here to help, with eight gift suggestions from $ 10.00 to $1000.00. Less than $ 10 ($ 9.99) Hornady
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General Purpose Guns for Kodiak

When my best friend Johnny Walker moved to Kodiak, Alaska to run the Baptist Mission on the island, he was not ideally armed for that geographic location. We talked several times about what he could most affordably secure to be properly equipped. In the end we settled on slightly modi
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Four Degrees of Freedom from Hornady

For years shooters have relied on ballistic coefficient (BC) to help them hit at long-range. The thing is, BC is nothing more than an educated guess. It’s a good guess; its just not a perfect guess. By using Doppler radar and actually shooting bullets at long-range, Hornady has essent
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