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Practicing With Dangerous Game Rifles

When you hunt dangerous game, the rifle you carry is one in which you want absolute confidence—confidence that’s gained through plenty of handling and shooting practice. Whether you pursue dangerous game or whitetail deer, this is some of the best advice on shooting that a professional hunter has to offer.

The .416 Rigby: History and Performance

Designed from the ground up by William Rigby of the British firm John Rigby & Co., the .416 Rigby matched the power of the .404 Jeffery while also being compatible with bolt-action feed systems.

The U.S. Model 1855 Pistol Carbine

Adopted alongside the U.S. Model 1855 Rifle and Rifle-Musket, the Model 1855 Pistol Carbine mated a shoulder stock to a big-bore handgun. While soon rendered obsolete by better carbines, such as the Sharps, the M1855s saw service against the Apache and Cheyenne and in the American Civil War.

The .458 Lott: A Dedicated Cartridge for Dangerous Game

The .458 Lott, legitimized as a factory proposition by Ruger and Hornady, is a task-specific cartridge made for the business of taking on the world’s biggest—and most dangerous—game.

Big-Bore Pistol Build: Lone Wolf's TWL-S Frame

Build a big-bore Glock-pattern pistol from scratch or put unused components back to work with Lone Wolf's affordable TWL-S frames and parts kits.

Ballistic-Gel Test: Magnum Research 'Thunder Snub' In .45-70 Gov't

After the first round of shooting, this Magnum Research "Thunder Snub" revolver chambered in .45-70 Gov't. underwent a round of gel testing.

Top-Selling Lever-Action Rifle of 2019: Marlin 1895

The numbers are in, and the best-selling lever-action rifle sold in 2019 by GunBroker is the Marlin 1895.

Review: Magnum Research Desert Eagle

Nearing 40 years of continuous production, the Magnum Research Desert Eagle has become one of the most iconic firearms in existence.

Smith & Wesson 460XVR Revolver Review

This X-Frame big bore gets tuned up and trimmed down for potent protection against dangerous game. Check out our experience with the Smith & Wesson 460XVR from the company's Performance Center.

Review: Magnum Research 'Thunder Snub' BFR In .45-70 Gov't.

A snub-nose revolver chambered in .45-70 Gov't.? Is such a thing possible? With Magnum Research's customizable BFR line, it is. Check out our results here.

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