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Head to Head: .270 WSM vs. 7mm Rem. Mag.

The .270 WSM and 7mm Rem. Mag. are the most popular magnums among the .270 and 7mm cartridges, and with good reason; both offer sensible ballistics which can be managed by most shooters without being overly hard on your barrel. But which makes the better choice for hunters? Contributor Philip Massaro takes a closer look at the pros and cons of each.

Head to Head: .22-250 Remington vs. .204 Ruger

Between the .22-250 Remington and the .204 Ruger, which is the better choice for the hunter in the market for a cartridge capable of handling shots varying from bobcats in thick timber to coyotes across windy, open fields? Contributor Philip Massaro examines the pros and cons of each.

Head to Head: .25-06 Remington vs. 6.5 Creedmoor

With a sleek bullet, both cartridges maintain over 1,000 ft.-lbs. of energy out the 500-yard mark, and both offer a trajectory any hunter can quickly adapt to. What makes or breaks the deal in choosing one over the other? Contributor Philip Massaro takes closer a look at the pros and cons of each.

Head to Head: .444 Marlin vs. .45-70 Government

Both are cartridges are suitable for nearly any big-game animal, save the African dangerous heavyweights, and both have fervent, passionate followers. Contributor Philip Massaro takes a closer look at the similarities, differences and applications of each.

Head to Head: 7x57mm Mauser vs. .280 Remington

These classic 7mm cartridges are both excellent designs with long histories of great field performance. What makes or breaks the deal in choosing one over the other? Contributor Philip Massaro takes closer a look at the pros and cons of each.

Hardware: Federal Premium HammerDown

Federal’s new HammerDown ammo line has been ideally adapted to feed, cycle and function in lever-action rifles while also delivering the best level of terminal performance for hunting that can be extracted from each cartridge.

Head to Head: .300 Win. Mag. vs. .300 Wby. Mag.

Both cartridges are fully capable of taking the full range of North American game, and are a solid choice for a light rifle on safari. Therefore, which is the better choice for the hunter looking for a .300 magnum? Contributor Philip Massaro takes closer a look at the pros and cons of each.

Head to Head: .375 Ruger vs. .375 H&H Magnum

Is it worthwhile for the hunter looking for a .375 to choose the Ruger over the older, timeless .375 H&H Magnum? Contributor Philip Massaro examines the pros and cons of each cartridge.

Head to Head: 7mm-08 Remington vs. .280 Remington

Between the 7mm-08 and the .280, which is the better choice for the hunter in the market for an all-around rifle that can best handle a wide range of species across North America, Europe and Africa? Contributor Philip Massaro examines the pros and cons of each.

Head to Head: .280 Remington vs. .280 Ackley Improved

Between the .280 Remington and the .280 Ackley Improved, which better suits a hunter? Contributor Philip Massaro examines the pros and cons of each.

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