A 243 Winchester versus 7mm-08 Remington match-up will cause some readers to raise the "apples to oranges" red flag, but that doesn't mean this comparison is out-of-bounds. The 243 Winchester and 7mm-08 Remington are often recommended as low recoil “starter” big game rifles for … [Read more...] about 243 Winchester Versus 7mm-08 Remington
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A subscriber to my You Tube Channel (Ron Spomer Outdoors,) requested a 270 Winchester and 7mm-08 Remington comparison. We can shorten the gentleman's wait time with a quick ballistic comparison right here, including some handling, weight, and recoil differences between these two … [Read more...] about 270 Winchester and 7mm-08 Remington Race
Yes, the 7mm-08 defeats 308. Still. Again. Always. Nothing personal against the 308 Winchester. It's just that the 7mm-08 Remington a more ballistically efficient cartridge. Perhaps I should apologize for pointing this out so often (like in this blog.) It ticks people off, as … [Read more...] about 7mm-08 Defeats 308 Again
In a recent blog, manly man Richard Mann indulged in a weak embrace of the 308 Winchester as his choice for all-round, do-everything rifle cartridge. Like the groom at a shotgun wedding, he says “I do” more out of a sense of self preservation than conviction. Well, I can’t blame … [Read more...] about 7mm-08 Beats 308 Win!
I have a confession to make. A 308 Winchester confession. Brace yourself: The 308 Winchester is still one of the most overly-hyped cartridges in the stable, exceeded only by the 6.5 Creedmoor. But I still respect them both. 308 Winchester cartridges and fired cases. … [Read more...] about True 308 Winchester Confession
Can a 260 Remington really outperform a 308 Winchester? A viewer of one of our You Tube videos on the 308 Winchester compared to the 7mm-08 Remington and 260 Remington raised some good points about the fairness of such comparisons. This is the ammo tested and compared in the … [Read more...] about 260 Remington Beats 308 Winchester? Maybe
Comparing the 45-70 and 7x57 cartridges will raise eyebrows. Might even turn the air blue on some social media sites (apples to oranges!) I’ll be called everything from a dumb #$&*%! to an ignorant #+=$^@*. But we shall know the truth, and the truth shall set us free. (That’s … [Read more...] about 45-70 and 7×57 Mauser Compared
To be Ackley Improved or not to be Ackley Improved? With sincere apologies to the ghost of Shakespeare, that is today’s question. Or at least one of them. Which Cartridge Benefits Most from Ackley Improved Treatment? Reader K. Akins recently wrote to ask which cartridge I … [Read more...] about Best Ackley Improved Cartridge?