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World’s Finest Trimmer Review

To put it plainly, trimming cases is a pain. Many people start on the LEE system because it’s very inexpensive. That system works just fine for less than 50 cases at a time, but going further starts to get ridiculous even with running the head in a drill. The Little Crow Gunworks “World’s Finest Trimmer” […]

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Flattest Shooting Hunting Calibers

Yeah, yeah, I know they’re cartridges and not calibers, but lots of people call them calibers so I thought I’d roll with it. I thought I’d run an article on the flattest shooting rifle cartridges to compare and contrast both what’s popular, as well as a few of the high performance options out there. The […]

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Reloading for 270 Winchester

It’s hard to imagine today with our magnums and short magnums, but the 270 used to be the king of high speed. It’s is still a very potent deer and elk rifle today and my personal favorite of the most common calibers. Not only does it offer enough power to take a deer in the […]

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The 26 Nosler

Shot Show 2014 is going on right now, and Nosler just released a new cartridge, the 26 Nosler. It’s a screaming fast 6.5mm cartridge, throwing a 129 grain bullet at 3,400 fps and a 140 at 3,300. Those are some very fast speeds in a very slippery, popular with target shooters 6.5mm size. Conveniently, the […]

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RCBS ChargeMaster Combo Review

Reloading can be slow. Reloading that box of 50 rounds is awful once you start looking at how much time you had to put into it. So, on any step in the process, if you can automate or reduce time without sacrificing quality, it can make reloading a lot more enjoyable. Volume vs Weight Charges […]

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338 Lapua vs 50 BMG

From a hunting perspective, this is completely silly, but after I wrote my original article on 338 Lapua, I had multiple people contact me and ask that magical question, “what if you go bigger?”. Well, 50 BMG is about as big as you’re going to get, and while 338 Lapua is capable of taking all […]

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Popular Hunting Cartridge Ballistics Shootout

Looking at getting a rifle in a different caliber, or looking at getting your first rifle? The array and names of the cartridges can be confusing. Is a 308 bigger than a 30 “ought six”? Is a 7mm bigger than a 9mm pistol? The makers of these different cartridges sure haven’t made it easy to […]

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338 Win Mag vs 338 Lapua Mag

I’ve found a lot of people finding my site when searching for differences between the 338 winchester magnum and the 338 Lapua Magnum and I wasn’t too pleased with some of the other results, so I thought I’d lay out all the differences in one spot. Performance The primary difference between the 338 Win mag […]

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Reloading for 7mm-08 Remington

The 7m-08 achieved factory adoption in 1980, but a lot of its popularity has seemed to be within the last 10 years. It really seems to be in its element as an accurate, very reasonable deer round. You’re pretty likely to find 7mm-08 in a medium sized hunting shop, but finding it within a smaller […]

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Reloading for the 338 Lapua Magnum

Reloading for the 338 Lapua is much like reloading for any other cartridge, but certain exceptions are out there. As with any reloading information you find on the internet, you assume your own risk. Use your head and a few reloading manuals. The Best Hunting Bullets for the 338 Lapua Mag Most of the bullets […]

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