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Ron Spomer

Light Bullet Verses Heavy Bullet – Which to Choose?


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Winchester, for instance, offers 30-06 ammunition with six different bullet weights. The little 308 Winchester gets six, too, and the 223 Remington is offered in nine! Why so many options? And which should you choose for what kind of shooting? As a general rule, the heavier the game you hunt, the heavier your bullet should […]

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What are the Four Top Tactical Rounds?


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5.56/.223: These loads are basically the same size—the .223 Rem. Being the civilian version of the 5.56mm NATO—thought he 5.56 is ever so slightly larger and typically chambered to produce higher pressures. (You can shoot .223 from your 5.56 rifle, but probably want to avoid shooting 5.56 through a .223, at least for an extended period.) […]

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Winchester’s Favorite Hunting Loads


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Since that time, many centerfire (and rimfire) rounds have borne the Winchester name. Following are some of the most popular ones still used for hunting today. .243 Win. – Sitting at the lower end of the big game rifle spectrum, the .243 is relatively flat-shooting and light recoiling. For this reason, it is a great […]

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How to Properly and Safely Store Ammunition in the Off-Season


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  Keep it Dry – Humidity or seeping water, such as in some garages or basements, can be a real problem, particularly when moisture is allowed to soak into boxes and hold water against primers, cartridges and the shotgun shell brass. This can lead to rapid corrosion that can render shells inoperable and even dangerous […]

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