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  • 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 Shaw29

  • 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 Bonham1

  • The possibility a hunter may need a backup firearm is real. Whether to dispatch a wounded animal, hunt small game, or for self-defense against man and beast, a hunter needs a backup.

    Best Backup Guns for Hunters

    Best Backup Guns for Hunters

    by LJ Bonham0

  • Interest in long range hunting launched a search for efficient, accurate rifle cartridges, and the 6.5’s are just that. So which one is best? We put them to the test. The results may surprise you!

    6.5mm Cartridge Virtual Shootout: Which is Best?

    6.5mm Cartridge Virtual Shootout: Which is Best?

    by LJ Bonham5

  • Thanks to modern ammunition, the 9mm is now the premier self-defense pistol caliber. Gun writer LJ Bonham shares decades of firearms experience to show you why the "Nine" is now tops.

    Why One Gun Writer Went Back to the 9mm

    Why One Gun Writer Went Back to the 9mm

    by LJ Bonham0

  • .338 magnums are powerful, versatile, and accurate. They're popular for whitetail deer, mule deer, elk, moose, brown bear, and African plains game hunting. This test pits 6 .338s against each other.

    Best .338 Magnum: Showdown at the High-Power Corral

    Best .338 Magnum: Showdown at the High-Power Corral

    by LJ Bonham0

  • 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 Bonham2

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