Less common in game fields and ranges now than ever in the past, the modest-pressure .303 British nonetheless remains a phenomenal cartridge for dropping animals, ringing steel targets and punching paper. Consider this: When using the recipe below, the economical, flat-base, Hornady 150-gr. InterLock bullet has a trajectory similar to a 180-gr. projectile from the .30-’06 Sprg. Would anyone question the virtue of that all-American cartridge? I think not. And, Hodgdon’s CFE-223 has an additive that deters copper fouling, which keeps your Brit spiffy. Cheers!
Latest Loads: .303 British
Riton Optics offers a variety of riflescopes, red-dot optics and a complete line of accessories and was founded in 2013 in Tucson, Ariz., by Brady Speth, a U.S. Air Force veteran and former Capitol Police Officer. For 2023, Riton optic is celebrating its first decade doing business.
As most anyone who is married knows all too well, failing to remember a significant anniversary is a mistake best avoided. In view of that, we always strive to point out important milestones as they pertain to the world of firearms—and in this issue we mark two.
Six years after his tape primer’s appearance, Dr. Maynard debuted a unique drop-barrel carbine. It was light, simple and easy to operate. One merely lowered a lever to permit the gun’s barrel to tilt downward off the frame and expose the chamber.