I was 12 years old in 1970 when my father was stricken with a brain aneurysm the day after Christmas. He had owned a 1950s-vintage Remington Model 722 chambered in .300 Savage, but, sadly, I was never able to hunt with him.
There are definitely things to know and things to look for when shopping for a used rifle. Here are a few tips, from a man that grew up as one of those friendly guys behind the gun shop counter.
It's "Deer Week" on Outdoor Channel, thus American Rifleman TV looks at the history of the "deer rifle." This week's "Rifleman Review" is the EAA Neo Shotgun, and "I Have This Old Gun" is the Winchester Model 94.
Although the 7 mm-08 Remington and 7x57 mm Mauser cartridges are very similar in performance, they are quite different in history. So, which one should you choose?