6.8 Western Candid Look Lead

6.8 Western: A Candid Look at the New Cartridge

Is the new 6.8 Western as good as it sounds? Here’s a closer look at its accuracy, velocity, aerodynamics and maximum lethal range compared to four popular, proven cartridges.

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.

#SundayGunday: Ruger American Rifle Standard

Get a closer look at the Ruger American Rifle Standard, the latest addition to our #SundayGunday series.

Top 10 Elk Cartridges of All Time

Here’s a look at the top 10 elk cartridges ever made.

Head to Head: .30-06 Springfield vs. .270 Winchester

These undeniably classic cartridges have been putting meat in the freezer and smiles on hunters faces for generations. Most of us have probably hunted with one or both of them at some point, but which is ultimately the better choice? Contributor Philip Massaro examines the pros and cons of each.

Head to Head: .270 Winchester vs. .270 WSM

Between the .270 Winchester and the .270 WSM, which offers the best performance for hunters? Contributor Philip Massaro compares the two and picks the winner.

Head to Head: .270 Winchester vs. .280 Remington

Between the .270 Win. and the .280 Rem., which offers the best performance for the hunter? Contributor Philip Massaro takes a closer look at what makes each cartridge tick.

Federal Premium Expands Edge TLR Ammunition Line

The .270 Winchester and .270 Winchester Short Magnum crowd can enjoy the 140-grain Edge TLR, while the multitude of 7mm Remington Magnum shooters can now use the famous translucent blue tip on a 155-grain 7mm bullet.

Opinion: Why I Hate the .270

Contributor Bryce M. Towsley explains why his quest to find love for the .270 has gone unfulfilled.

Choosing a Cartridge for North America's Big Game

North America has a wide variety of huntable species, inhabiting many different types of terrain. While there are a few cartridges that can truly be called all-around choices, there’s absolutely nothing wrong with picking a cartridge that perfectly suits the game at hand.

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