Federal’s Efficient .338 Are you leery of painful magnum recoil? Wish you didn’t have to carry a 10-pound rifle with a barrel longer than your leg? Shocked by the price of a box of new Super Magnum ammo? Try the new 338 Federal. (Photo, L. to R. 308 Winchester, 338 Federal, … [Read more...] about .338 Federal Cartridge
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What happens when you fire the wrong cartridge in the right rifle? Usually nothing good. If you found the empty case shown in this photo, would you know what happened to create it? Sherlock Holmes would know immediately. Someone chambered a .300 … [Read more...] about Right Rifle, Sherlock. Wrong Cartridge
The 300 WSM, or Winchester Short Magnum, is magic. Or so goes the advertising hype. This short, fat case is supposed to match the ballistics of the old, long 300 Win. Mag. while burning 10 percent less powder; cycling through shorter, lighter rifles; being inherently more … [Read more...] about 300 WSM Snake Oil or Solid?
Ballistics Magnum Madness By Ron Spomer Magnums can be fun or madness. I shoot magnums. But I shoot non-magnums better. And the deer don't know the difference. This is the big truth about magnums, whether rifle or shotgun: they aren't mandatory for cleanly and … [Read more...] about Magnum Madness
Introduction 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 … [Read more...] about Cartridges