27Nosler

The 27 Nosler: The New .270 Cartridge King?

Thanks to greater powder capacity and long, heavy-for-caliber bullets, the new .277-cal. cartridge from Nosler offers impressive accuracy and downrange performance. But can it dethrone the venerable .270 Win.?

The Versatile .270 Winchester: Handloading Tips & Recipes

I must move within social circles with those who are cognizant of effective ballistics, because hunters regularly tell me that their main big-game rifles are chambered in .270 Winchester.

6.8 mm Western: Winchester Charges Ahead

The Winchester 6.8 mm Western cartridge uses the longest and heaviest projectiles ever designed for the .277 caliber – while fitting in short actions – resulting in unprecedented efficiency in the field.

Lessons Learned From Col. Jeff Cooper

One American Rifleman contributor reminisces about his time with the Gunsite great, Col. Jeff Cooper. His lessons continue to live on today.

Handloads: .270 Winchester

Always searching for a step up in performance, I couldn’t help but notice that the Alliant Powder Reloader’s Guide (alliantpowder.com) lists some impressive velocities for the .270 Win. firing 150-gr. bullets handloaded using Reloder 26—Nosler Partitions, Sierra GameKings and Speer BTSP 150-gr. bullets managing slightly more than 3000 f.p.s.

NRA Gun of the Week: Winchester Model 70 Super Grade Maple Rifle

Watch as American Rifleman's Brian Sheetz checks out a super-grade variant of the "Rifleman's Rifle."

Back to Basics: Modern Rifle Optics

Today’s riflescope is tougher, more precise with its elevation and windage adjustments, and has much clearer optics.

A Look Back at the Weatherby Rifle

While businesses evolve with marketplace changes, Weatherby adapts modern demands to a remarkably successful product line.

A New Look at the Old .270 Winchester

With all the attention focused on relatively new cartridges such as the 6.5 mm Creedmoor, what about the venerable .270 Winchester? Perhaps Professor O’Connor was right all along.

The Continuous .270 Cartridge

Certain rifle cartridges come and stay, while others fade away. The .270 Winchester has been a sought after cartridge since it was introduced way back in 1925.

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