NRA Editorial Director John Zent recently sat down with the president of Weatherby Inc., Ed Weatherby, to discuss guns, the company's history and the "Weatherby Mystique." Son of company founder Roy Weatherby, Ed has worked in the industry for more than 50 years, giving him unique insight into the evolution of the company's firearms and his father's legacy. On behalf of today's generation of riflemen trending toward long-range shooting, Zent posed the question: What would Roy Weatherby tell them? Watch the video to find out.
Ed Weatherby on Weatherby
Watch American Rifleman staff on the range with a centerfire rifle built on the famed Browning X-Bolt action and loaded with cutting-edge features for hunters and enthusiasts who shoot at longer-than-usual distances.
I have an old box of Winchester-Western Super X .38 Colt hollow-point ammo. On the side of the box is “Lubaloy coated Bullet special dry wax lubricant.” It seems to me that most modern ammunition is not coated. Why is it (or was it) necessary to put some form of wax on ammunition?
A recent celebration at Gunsite Academy recognized American Rifleman Field Editor Wiley Clapp for his many accomplishments in the firearm industry.
Based off the earlier magnum cartridges like the .375 H&H Mag., Winchester developed a shortened magnum load for short-action rifles and introduced it in 2001 as the .270 Winchester Short Magnum (WSM).