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The Superior Tactical Rifle

Defense • 24th Mar, 15 • 0 Comments

 

Tactical rifles have taken on imposing dimensions over the years. Back in the 1960s, we were issued Remington Model 700 Varmint Rifles in 308 Winchester (12 twist) that had quite the gap (an eight of an inch) between the forend and barrel. The walnut stocks were soaked in oil like other military rifles of the past, rather than lacquer...

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Most Accurate Load

Target • 15th Mar, 15 • 0 Comments

 

Some reloading manuals provide information as to what the researchers who assembled the data found to be the most accurate load for a specific bullet or bullet weight for that cartridge in the rifle they tested. Gets kind of specific, doesn't it? Think about it... It was the most accurate load in their rifle, with that bullet (or bullet...

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Brush-Bucking Bullets? Don't Believe It!

Hunting • 15th Mar, 15 • 0 Comments

 

Again today, March 4, 2015, I read yet another article that referred to a cartridge as being good for wooded areas because the bullets "bucked brush" so very well. This is pure crap; nothing more than incorrect imagination forming in the writer's mind, followed by so many other writers who blather the same bunk.

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