H2H 243 Winchester Vs 6.5 Creedmoor Lead

Head to Head: .243 Winchester vs. 6.5 Creedmoor

The .243 Winchester and 6.5 Creedmoor short-action cartridges are both very efficient and manageable, but which is the better choice for a hunter? We take a closer look at the pros and cons of each.

Head to Head: .375 H&H Magnum vs. .416 Rigby

The .375 H&H Magnum and .416 Rigby are both capable of taking the entire spectrum of game animals, in any climate, on any continent. But which is the better choice for the hunter? We investigate.

Head to Head: .270 Winchester vs. .308 Winchester

Both the .308 Winchester and .270 Winchester are popular chamberings, and ammo is readily available from nearly every manufacturer. Which comes out on top? We take a closer look at the pros and cons of each.

Head to Head: 6.5 PRC vs. 6.8 Western

Between the 6.5 PRC and 6.8 Western, which is the better choice for the hunter? Contributor Philip Massaro examines the pros and cons of each.

Head to Head: Common vs. Obscure Hunting Cartridges

What is it that makes a cartridge ideal for your hunting scenario? Perhaps it is ammo availability, or the individual connection with a particular cartridge. We take a closer look at the pros and cons of common and obscure loads.

Head to Head: 7mm PRC vs. 300 PRC

There’s no doubt that Hornady’s Precision Rifle Cartridge family has caught on well, and both the 7mm and 300 PRC are solid all-around choices for hunting. Which comes out on top? We take a closer look at the pros and cons of each.

Head to Head: 6.5 PRC vs. .308 Winchester

We put two short-action gems up against one another: the .308 Winchester, a time-proven veteran with 70-plus years of hunting experience, and the 6.5 PRC, a relative newcomer that is quickly gaining favor in the hunting fields and target range.

Head to Head: 350 Legend vs. 360 Buckhammer

Both the 350 Legend and 360 Buckhammer adhere to the parameters set by the straight-wall-only states, and both can be highly effective in the deer woods—much more than the vast majority of shotguns with slugs. Here's a look at the pros and cons of each.

Head to Head: 6.5 Creedmoor vs. 6.5x55 Swedish

Why would the Creedmoor gain acceptance, when we had such a similar level of performance in a cartridge released at the end of the 19th century? Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of each.

Head to Head: 6.8 Western vs. 7mm PRC

Both the 6.8 Western and 7mm PRC are designed for long range work and are solid all-around choices for hunting. Which comes out on top? We take a closer look at the pros and cons of each.

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