Norma USA 22 rimfire ammunition might not eliminate our seemingly chronic 22 Long Rifle shortage, but it could solve some accuracy problems. Norma, the famous Swedish premium ammunition manufacturer, has introduced 22 rimfire cartridges to the U.S. market. If you like parking … [Read more...] about Norma USA 22 Rimfire Ammunition Accuracy
Rifle cartridges have a history all their own, and serious shooters want to know it. Where did the .308 Winchester come from? Can the .300 Weatherby Magnum fire a .300 Winchester Magnum cartridge? Is the .280 Remington Express the same as the .280 Remington or the 7mm-08 Remington? Is the 6mm Remington the same as the .243 Winchester?
Learn about the following: .204 Ruger & .270 Winchester & The Federal .338
I just made it through airport security with a 130-grain "dangerous bullet" in my carry-on — and TSA okayed it! That means one of two things: 1. TSA no longer cares or 2. Bullets are no more dangerous than stones of the same size. The correct answer, of course, is #2. … [Read more...] about Why Bullets are not Dangerous
What’s faster than a speeding bullet, able to zip over windy prairies in a single bound and more powerful than a pachyderm? Swift cartridges! Okay, I stretched the truth a bit about that “faster than a speeding bullet” part. The new Swift Cartridge Company produces … [Read more...] about Swift Cartridge High Grade Ammunition
Former military snipers at the famous FTW Ranch in Texas are wise enough to tell their students: “We don’t teach THE way, we teach A way.” That’s a realistic philosophy born of experience. The right technique for one shooter may not work perfectly for another. But I’m … [Read more...] about A New, Better Way to Shoot Prone
While most game expires from bullet wounds due to hemorrhaging, shocking bullet performance sometimes drops it like a bolt of lightning. Such a shocking event happened in front of my 30-30 Winchester M94 way back in 1968. A whitetail “button buck” dashed past about 50 … [Read more...] about Shocking Bullet Performance
Any fair-minded shooter interested in clever cartridge design and efficient performance must respect the rarely seen 284 Winchester. This “short-fat” case pushing high B.C. bullets was decades ahead of its time. In practical terms, the 284 Winchester is no … [Read more...] about Mysterious, Magical, Disappearing 284 Winchester
Here is part four and the final installment of our performance review of elk rifles, cartridges and bullets I’ve worked with over the years. Our intent is to determine if there are any clear differences in killing efficiency among the variety I’ve used. General … [Read more...] about Bull Elk, Bullets and Rifles, Part 4
The 6.5-284 Norma is the best balanced, all-round, do-everything, short-action centerfire rifle cartridge on the shelf. You can sell your 308 Winchester’s now. Your 7mm-08 Rem. and 7x57 Mauser, too. 6.5-284 Norma shoots flatter, deflects less in wind, and retains more … [Read more...] about 6.5-284 Norma Best All-Round Cartridge?