Contributor Aram von Benedikt details the critical characteristics necessary for an effective deer, elk or moose round, and lists his own personal favorites.
Among the ’06 offspring are the .338-06 A-Square and the .35 Whelen, which give the shooter access to a larger frontal diameter and heavier bullet weights than are associated with the .30-06 Springfield. Which is the better choice for the hunter? Contributor Philip Massaro examines the pros and cons of each.
Winchester and Browning have collaborated to produce the 6.8 Western—a new take on the concept of the .270 WSM, using heavier bullets and a faster twist rate than previous iterations of the Winchester cartridges have used. Essentially, the 6.8 Western picks up where the .270 WSM leaves off, and delivers a whole lot more.
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.
Clarus Corporation’s subsidiary Sierra Bullets, L.L.C., the Bulletsmiths, was selected to acquire certain assets relating to the Barnes Bullets brand of specialty hunting bullets in a chapter 11 bankruptcy auction process conducted by Remington Outdoor Company, Inc. and certain of its subsidiaries.
It’s easy for anyone to be confused by what appears to be an unlimited number of bullet designs on the market today. Cast lead bullets, cup-and-core bullets, bonded bullets, monolithic bullets—what’s all this stuff mean? Here’s a cheat sheet to share with new hunters.