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Exploring the Performance Potential of the .17 HMR Rimfire Cartridge

Recently we posted a review about two rifles chambered in .22 Mag and .223 Rem. Originally that article was going to cover the .17 HMR as well. After delving into its interesting background, currently available platforms and load options, it seemed like a good idea to give the .17 HMR an article of its own with plenty of room to explore various loads and work with two test rifles instead of just one.

Same Gun, Different Opinions: Why Firearm Pros Disagree

One of the most challenging aspects of joining the shooting community is sorting out which sources of information are best applied to your particular pursuits.

2018 American Rifleman Golden Bullseye Awards

And the envelope, please … . Now in its 16th year, the NRA Publications Division’s Golden Bullseye Awards, selected by American Rifleman’s editors, represent the best in innovation and value within the firearm industry.

Tested: The 22 Nosler

Nosler’s latest—and smallest—cartridge redefines the capability of a .22-cal. center-fire in the AR-15 platform. Here’s what you need to know.

Unsung Hero: The Mk 248 MOD 1

The .300 Win. Mag. cartridge was a veritable game-changer in the military sniping community—especially in its latest incarnation, the Mk 248 MOD 1. Here’s how it was developed, and what handloaders can learn from it.

Exceeding Expectations: Smith & Wesson's X-Frames

Since the early 2000s, Smith & Wesson has been designing and building some of the most powerful production revolvers available with its line of mighty X-Frames, chambered in .500 S&W Mag. and .460 S&W Mag. The author recently had a chance to test the guns, both on the range and in the field, and form impressions about the state of the X-Frame today

.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.

Lehigh Defense .30-06 Sprg.

Aaron Carter says this load maximizes its potential with Lehigh Defense ammo.

ARTV: Making the Weatherby Mark V

In this 2012 ARTV segment, Aaron Carter visits the Weatherby plant in Paso Robles, Calif., to see how the renowned Mark V rifle is built.

Bushytails, Bunnies & Birds

Managing Editor Aaron Carter selects a .410 bore load that's best for bushytails, bunnies and bird hunting.

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