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An Even Faster 26 From Weatherby

Hunting • 17th Oct, 15 • 0 Comments

 

The date is 10 October 2015. Earlier this year, a few of us were visiting about the 26 Nosler, as well as the even newer 28 Nosler. The 28 Nosler is a full-bodied beltless magnum case that could be described as a somewhat shortened 7mm Remington Ultra Magnum, or perhaps as a cartridge very similar to the 7mm Dakota....

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26 Nosler

Hunting • 8th Oct, 15 • 0 Comments

 

Since the turn of the last century, 6.5mm cartridges have been popular and efficient game-getters in Europe, but not so in the U.S. until after World War II. Even then the 6.5s were slow to catch on here, due to a lack of good expanding bullets for hunting. The most popular of the bunch was the 6.5mm Swede (6.5x55)....

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