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A Classic Returns in .257 Bob

Often overshadowed by the 6 mms, the .257 Roberts is a .25-caliber round that started as a wildcat, but is now being reintroduced in the Model 70.

A Worthwhile Wildcat: The .250 Savage Ackley Improved

The .250 Savage Ackley Improved offers remarkable downrange performance from a small package.

Wildcat Cartridges That Went Legit

Hundreds of wildcat cartridges have come and gone through the years-some with ridiculous names and others with little ballistic benefit over factory offerings. But a few have offered real advantages and gone mainstream. Here, a veteran handloader reminisces about some of his favorites.

Ruger No. 1: Best-Selling Single-Shot Rifle of 2019

Introduced more than 70 years ago, the Ruger No. 1 continues to top the charts of single-shot rifles.

What About the Other 6 mms?

One of America’s most popular cartridges is the .243 Win., however, the 6 mm Rem. and .240 Wby. Mag. actually deliver better ballistics.

Handloading the 6.5x54 mm Mannlicher-Schoenauer

The previous owner of my 6.5 carbine bought another cocking piece and had a gunsmith screw a Williams aperture sight on top, making the rifle more friendly to older eyes.

America's Favorite Deer Rifles

New calibers, modern materials and the progress made in bullets powders and manufacturing continue to create new favorites for deer hunters, but the classics remain as popular as ever.

Where Has All The Ammo Gone?

In case you hadn’t noticed, we are in the midst of an ammunition, primer and propellant shortage. Stories are making both local and national news, and rumors abound on the Internet. I understand there have been large Federal contracts, but those cannot come close to explaining the increased demand for ammunition and components.

Handloads: 6.5x54mm Mannlicher-Schoenauer

The previous owner of my 6.5 carbine bought another cocking piece and had a gunsmith screw a Williams aperture sight on top, making the rifle more friendly to older eyes.

Weaver Super Slam

Like all Weaver riflescopes, the Super Slam is waterproof, fogproof and shockproof.

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