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The Enduring and Ever-Popular .4


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We’ve all seen the bumper stickers: .45 ACP: Because a 9mm might expand, but a .45 will never shrink. .45: Because shooting twice is wasteful. .45: It’s like a 9mm for adults. And so on and so forth. Whenever the 9mm crowd and .45 fans begin debating the merits of each caliber as a defensive […]

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Like The Phoenix, The .264 Will Rise Again


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You’ve heard how some things appear “ahead of their time?” The .264 Winchester Magnum was one of those. These days 6.5mm cartridges are all the rage, and that’s the metric dimension of the .264-caliber. The 26-caliber bore diameter is just below the .270 and just above the 25-caliber. It’s the perfect size for whitetails, mule […]

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Melissa Bachman

Choosing The Right Caliber For The New Hunter


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One question I’m asked over and over, is what is the best caliber rifle to start a new hunter on? I’m a firm believer there are a lot of opinions, however I always recommend a .270 Winchester. The reasons are simple. This is usually plenty of gun to ethically take down most North American big […]

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North American Big Game – Is There One Perfect Caliber


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Over the past 30 years I have been fortunate enough to hunt over 40 US States, almost all the Canadian provinces, 6 Mexican states, and 12 other countries around the globe in pursuit of a large variety of big game animals. While not claiming to be the world’s foremost expert, I have learned a thing […]

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