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.

Top 5 European Hunting Cartridges

Contributor Barb Melloni gives readers an overview on the favored cartridges of our hunting cousins across the pond.

An Ode to the 7mm-08 Remington

Released in 1980, the 7mm-08 Remington would go on to be considered one of the best deer cartridges ever conceived, and the gamut of 7mm bullets available make it extremely flexible.

Head to Head: .308 Winchester vs. .300 Winchester Magnum

Between the .308 Winchester and .300 Winchester Magnum, which is the better all-around choice for the hunter? Contributor Philip Massaro examines the pros and cons of each.

Behind the Bullet: 27 Nosler

Nosler took the venerable .270 caliber to a new level with the introduction of the 27 Nosler. Conceived as a 21st century upgrade, the cartridge delivers previously unobtainable downrange ballistics by pairing the ultimate combination of case capacity with modern long-for-caliber bullets.

Head to Head: 6.5 Creedmoor vs. 6.5 PRC

Between the 6.5 Creedmoor and the 6.5 PRC, which is the better choice for the hunter? Contributor Philip Massaro examines the pros and cons of each.

Behind the Bullet: .257 Roberts

The .257 Bob certainly has lost popularity of late, but those who still take him afield each fall quietly go about their business, accurately placing shots and taking game without destroying any more meat than is necessary.

Top 5 Predator Cartridges

While there are many great predator cartridges to choose from, these practical choices rise to the top.

Head to Head: .22 LR vs. .22 WMR

Between the .22 LR and .22 WMR, which is the better choice for the hunter? Contributor Philip Massaro examines the pros and cons of each.

SAAMI Announces Acceptance of New Rifle Cartridges

The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute Inc., (SAAMI) has announced the acceptance of three new rifle cartridges for SAAMI standardization.

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