If you want something a bit unique with a definite cool factor, give the .280 Ackley Improved a long look. While it doesn’t have the popularity of the .30-06 Sprg. or .270 Win., it blends the best attributes of the two, with better velocities than the .30-06 can offer, and heavier bullet choices than are available in the .270.
Between the .280 Remington and the .280 Ackley Improved, which better suits a hunter? Contributor Philip Massaro examines the pros and cons of each.
Which of these cartridges represents the wisest choice for hunters, and why should you prefer one over the other? Contributor Philip Massaro examines the pros and cons of each.
Grand old cartridges like the .30-06 Sprg. and the .270 Win. still kill game just as well as they ever have, but many of the new cartridges out-perform them, especially at extended ranges. Here are a few reasons why.
Based upon the success of the initial developments, Hornady has added nine new calibers to its Precision Hunter line.