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Savage’s Impulse in 300 Winchester Magnum Part 2 Pick a bullet, any bullet, but don't tell me what it is...

05/30/2021 In part I, the Savage Impulse was checked out with Winchester Superformance 180 grain ammo, rated at 3,130 fps and clocked 3,162 fps and Remington Express Core-Lokt 150 grain ammo, rated at 3,120 fps that clocked 3,261 fps.  The largest group shot was 0.8″, the smallest was 0.3″. Excellent performance, but not necessarily ammunition…

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Winchester’s XPR – Stealth SR The 350 Legend continues... The pragmatic hunter

05/03/2021 It is that time of the year again. Lots of rain, moderate temperatures and the Lowe’s home improvement shuttle is in operation. My wife knows the proper nomenclature for the pictured flowers. She selected them from aisles and aisles of potted flowers and shrubs. She mapped the planting arrangement, defined the soil mixture, metered…

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Winchester’s Model 1894 Carbine Greatest inventions? Fire, the wheel and lever action rifles

03/07/2021 If only someone would design a compact, lightweight, high capacity, fast shooting rifle that would take deer, cleanly, at 200 yards? That statement addresses the needs and application of at least 80% of the deer hunts in the United States. Yet the current trend is the long range rifle; long barrel, heavy weight, often…

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Ruger’s New Model Blackhawk Part 2 No, not Long Colt, Just Colt... 45 Colt

02/21/2021 The extra step of cocking a single action barrel is not so different than cycling a bolt action rifle or working the slide on a pump action rifle, or flicking a lever, etc., etc. All things in life are not automatic or even semi automatic. But is there a payday associated with the small…

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223 Remington – Bolt Action Rifle Handload Data

Warning: Bullet selections are specific, and loads are not valid with substitutions of different bullets of the same weight. Variations in bullet length will alter net case capacity,  pressure and velocity. Primer selection is specific and primer types are not interchangeable. These are maximum loads in my firearms and may be excessive in others. All…

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