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  • The .280 competes with the .270 Winchester, yet hunters pass it by for the .270 Winchester, the .30-06 Springfield, or the .280’s big brother, the 7mm Remington Magnum. Here's what happened when it took on the three most popular cartridges in the world.

    .280 Remington: The Rodney Dangerfield 7mm

    .280 Remington: The Rodney Dangerfield 7mm

    by LJ Bonham1

  • Does your venison taste "gamey?" Did you know that it doesn't have to taste that way? You may be doing something to make your venison taste bad. Here are five reasons why your game meat may taste awful.

    5 Reasons Why Your Game Meat Tastes Awful

    5 Reasons Why Your Game Meat Tastes Awful

    by Maggie Bonham0

  • Research by the FBI and other law enforcement professionals, along with gunfight analysis, proves all self-defense handgun cartridges do the same basic things and have the same limitations. When you cut through the hype and myth, the facts say there is no such thing as "The Best Handgun Cartridge."

    Defensive Handgun Cartridges Are All the Same (Facts Vs. Hype)

    Defensive Handgun Cartridges Are All the Same (Facts Vs. Hype)

    by LJ Bonham2

  • Has the pistol replaced the revolver? Should we scrap every S&W Model 19, Model 29, or Colt Python? Here's the case for the revolver. As long as we have guns, we will have wheel guns.

    Is the Revolver Dead?

    Is the Revolver Dead?

    by LJ Bonham2

  • This virtual shootout tells you which .30 caliber cartridge is best for whitetail deer, elk, moose, bear, or African game hunting. The results are surprising.

    Best Non-Magnum .30 Caliber Cartridge

    Best Non-Magnum .30 Caliber Cartridge

    by LJ Bonham4

  • As a hunter, you may have already heard about CWD or Chronic Wasting Disease. But you may not know how CWD started and where is has spread, nor how it will affect hunting in the future. As a hunter, it's your job to understand this disease and minimize the possibility of spreading it.

    Why Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Is Every Hunter's Nightmare

    Why Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Is Every Hunter's Nightmare

    by Maggie Bonham0

  • Twelve gauge shotguns make excellent weapons for deer hunting. In some environments the large shotgun can make for a superior hunting weapon to the high calibre rifle. Shotguns can use either buckshot or slugs for bringing down large herbivorous game. It's important to get a shotgun with a rifled barrel, however, and especially should you be a slug shot hunter.

    Twelve-Gauge Shotguns For Deer Hunting

    Twelve-Gauge Shotguns For Deer Hunting

    by Wesman Todd Shaw31

  • Tested, eleven great pronghorn cartridges: .243 Winchester, .25-06 Remington, 6.5 Creedmoor, 6.5-284 Norma, .270 Winchester, .308 Winchester, .240 Weatherby, .257 Weatherby, .264 Winchester Magnum, 7mm Remington Magnum, and .300 Winchester Magnum.

    Pronghorn Cartridges (Fast Bullets for Fast Critters)

    Pronghorn Cartridges (Fast Bullets for Fast Critters)

    by LJ Bonham0

  • You've been told by others that you should hang your game meat. But maybe you've heard you shouldn't, or maybe the meat you've had after you've hung it tasted "gamey." In this article, I deal with hanging meat and when you should -- and more importantly, shouldn't -- age your venison.

    Should You Hang Your Game Meat?

    Should You Hang Your Game Meat?

    by Maggie Bonham2

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