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First Look: Easton 6.5 Hunter Classic Arrow

Designed around Easton's proprietary Acu-Carbon Uniform Spine, which is a continuous-fed, single-die manufacturing method, Hunter Classic arrow shafts are consistent enough to eliminate the need for spine alignment and weight sorting.

Head to Head: 6.5 Weatherby RPM vs. 6.5 PRC

The 6.5mm craze shows no signs of slowing down; in fact, it’s looking to be the bore diameter of the 21st century. Which of these two new cartridges is the better choice for the hunter? Contributor Philip Massaro examines the pros and cons of each.

An Ode to the Classic Hunting Cartridges

Your chosen hunting cartridge may not be trending up, but that doesn’t mean these classic rounds aren’t effective and efficient on game.

Hardware: Hornady 6.5 PRC Precision Hunter

Built using all the knowledge ballisticians have gained over years of collecting data, the 6.5 PRC is one of the most perfect hybrid hunting/long-range target rounds ever conceived.

First Look: New Hornady 6.5 PRC Load

Hornady's new 6.5 PRC not only surpasses its 6.5 Creedmoor running mate, it out-punches the .270 Win., and delivers terminal energy in the same league as the .30-06 and 7mm Rem. Mag.

The Wonderful 6.5's

With the exception of the 7mm, American hunters haven't been crazy about metric-caliber rifle cartridges. The 6.5mm is helping to change that.

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