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Nikki Boxler

Check out the 6.5 Creedmoor


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The Nitty Gritty  If you are anything like me, you can tell me about numbers and ballistic coefficients. But what I really want to know is how the gun and ammunition actually perform and feel when shooting it.  So here is what I personally experienced and picked up on while using my rifle this hunting […]

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The Enduring and Ever-Popular .45


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  It was created by arguably the most prolific gun designer in the history of firearms—John Moses Browning. Browning designed the handgun as the answer to the .38, which had failed the U.S. Army on multiple accounts during its campaign against the Moros in the Philippines as part of the Spanish American War. The issued […]

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Like The Phoenix, The .264 Will Rise Again


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With about 57 grains of slow burning powder fueling it, the .264 Win Mag spits a 140-grain bullet 3030 fps and shoots impressively flat. Winchester introduced the original clear back in 1958 when Elvis was dancing to the Jailhouse Rock and Explorer 1, the first U.S. earth-orbit satellite, was circling the globe. In those “bigger is better” […]

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Melissa Bachman

Choosing The Right Caliber For The New Hunter


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1.) Recoil. Explain the level of recoil they the new hunter is going to experience & shoot it first so they can watch. This is great for young kids, but really nice for anyone trying out a new gun first. Even if they don’t say they need this I believe it’s a great idea to help alleviate […]

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North American Big Game – Is There One Perfect Caliber


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In recent years though I have switched my pick to the .223 Rem. I still like the larger 55-grain Ballistic Silvertip because it is like a grenade when it hits a coyote, and many times has turned my less than pinpoint accurate shooting into a quick kill. This load is traveling at 3240 fps and […]

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