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Modern Big-Game Bullets

Understanding the wide world of modern big-game bullets requires understanding how they are made, what they are made of and what they are made to do. Oh, and then you need to factor in accuracy, expansion and penetration, too.

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.

.270 Wby. Mag.: The Original Weatherby

Seventy years after Roy Weatherby unveiled his namesake company, his first big-game offering, the .270 Wby. Mag., remains among the best long-range cartridges to date.

America’s Rejected Caliber

Look at the numbers and you will see there is a lot to like about cartridges with bullets measuring 0.358" across. Some are well-loved and respected, but seldom do shooters vote for them with their pocketbooks. Bigger is better, right? So why not .35?

Review: Bergara Long-Range Hunter BCR15

Bergara’s production manager is former Marine Dan Hanus, who before retirement served at Quantico as the Production Chief and Chief Instructor for the Marine Corps Precision Weapons Section. The Long-Range Hunter rifle certainly reflects his background, fitting right into the present American style of such specialized guns.

A Century of Brass and Bullets

Today, Norma offers match load and hunting bullets with performance that is nearly unrivaled.

No Ordinary Rifle

For a half-century, a Remington Model 721 in .30-’06 Sprg. proved accurate and rugged, and became one of the most trusted rifles for professional hunter Harry Selby.

An Analysis of Game Bullets

In honor of the 125th anniversary of American Rifleman, the following is an excerpt from the February 15, 1924 issue: An Analysis of Game Bullets.

The Adaptable .22-.250 Rem.

The .22-.250 Rem. is an adaptable round that can be loaded to cover any shooting situation from long-range varmints to casual plinking.

What I’m Shooting Now-Sako 85 Brown Bear

Since returning from the Annual Meetings two weeks ago I have been putting myself through a crash familiarization with a newly introduced model—the Sako 85 Brown Bear.

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