BTB 400 Legend Lead

Behind the Bullet: 400 Legend

The 400 Legend takes the 350 Legend concept a step further, giving hunters a straight-walled cartridge fully suitable for both bolt-action rifles as well as the AR platform, conforming to the collective statutes set forth by a number of Midwestern states.

Behind the Bullet: .17 Winchester Super Magnum

If velocity is your thing, and you want the speediest rimfire cartridge currently available, look no further than the .17 WSM.

Behind the Bullet: 350 Legend

The 350 Legend is designed specifically for hunters to deliver massive downrange energy transfer with improved penetration from a modern straight-walled cartridge.

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.

Behind the Bullet: .270 Winchester Short Magnum

Loosely based on a shortened .404 Jeffery case with the rim rebated to the .535-inch case head of the H&H family, the .270 WSM was the third commercial cartridge using the .277-inch bore diameter, and betters the velocity of the .270 Winchester by 200 to 250 fps.

Behind the Bullet: 360 Buckhammer

Remington’s new 360 Buckhammer straight-wall cartridge is optimized for lever-action rifles, deadly and accurate out to 200-plus yards.

Head to Head: .17 HMR vs. .22 WMR

Contributor Philip Massaro examines the pros and cons of two of the most popular magnum rimfire cartridges. Which comes out on top?

Behind the Bullet: 30 Nosler

If you’re a velocity hound, the 30 Nosler is among the fastest .30-caliber cartridges housed in a long-action receiver.

Head to Head: .280 Ackley Improved vs. 28 Nosler

The 7mm cartridges are a fantastic all-around choice for any hunter pursuing our most common species. Between the .280 Ackley Improved and 28 Nosler, which comes out on top? Contributor Philip Massaro takes a closer look at the pros and cons of each.

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