Huston

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Huston is a hunting enthusiast who believes your success in the field is directly correlated to the amount of preparation at home. With a degree in Microbiology and several years of doctoral work manipulating bacterial genes, he attempts to merge the rational and unbiased thinking of scientific research with the passions of hunting and fishing. With two decades of chasing all manner of upland game, hooved mammals, strutting gobblers, and any small game that can fit in his Dutch oven, he hopes to offer new ideas and viewpoints on hunting and firearm concepts and traditions.
Remington 700
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Best Remington 700s – A Complete Buyer’s Guide

Over the past 50 years, the Remington 700 series of rifles have built a strong reputation as being one of, if not the, best bolt-action rifle on the market.  What makes this rifle so popular?  There are many reasons that the Remington 700 series is chosen again and again. For one, it comes in a ... Read more
.308 Winchester Ammo
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7.62×39 vs .308 Win – Cartridge Comparison

In this cartridge comparison, we are going to look at two cartridges that many people probably have never thought about comparing; The 7.62×39 vs the .308. This is an interesting comparison for several reasons. The 7.62×39 round is most known for its use in the AK 47, but it is becoming more commonplace in the ... Read more
.50 BMG Ammo
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.338 Lapua Mag vs .50 BMG – Cartridge Comparison

In this cartridge comparison, we are going to take a look at two cartridges, the .338 Lapua and the .50 BMG, two rounds that separate the men from the boys. Seriously, these are heavy duty rounds that fill a very specific niche in the shooting world. These include heavy stopping power that can be carried ... Read more
.357 Magnum Ammo
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.357 Mag vs 9mm – Cartridge Comparison

Any conversation about cartridge comparisons, especially when talking about handgun cartridges, comes up there is a good chance that at least one of the two cartridges we are discussing in this article come up. The .357 vs 9mm is a comparison that features two of the more popular and well known cartridges. Both are entrenched ... Read more
9mm Luger Ammo
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9mm vs 10mm – Cartridge Comparison

When it comes to self-defense, there are several valid arguments for the 9mm vs 10mm handgun. Both are very popular and have their advantages and disadvantages. However, the 9mm is widely regarded as the ‘ideal’ handgun for self-defense and is one of the most highly used handguns in military and police forces. This goes for ... Read more
.458 SOCOM Ammo
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.458 SOCOM vs .50 Beowulf – Cartridge Comparison

In this cartridge comparison of the .458 SOCOM vs .50 Beowulf, we are going to take a look at how these two cartridges, which often compete in the same shooting niches, compare to each other in a variety of ballistic and other performance categories. Because these two cartridges share a lot of similarities, it can ... Read more
10mm Auto Ammo
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10mm vs .45 ACP – Cartridge Comparison

When looking at the 10mm vs .45 ACP, we are looking at a cartridge that has been proven over and over for over a century, and we are looking at a cartridge that came out hot in the 1980’s, tapered off, and has been surging back into the shooting world. Both of these cartridges offer ... Read more
.357 Magnum Ammo
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.357 Magnum vs .44 Magnum – Cartridge Comparison

The two cartridges we are going to look at in this article, the .357 vs .44 Magnum, are steeped in American culture and tradition. They both also serve some of the same shooting niches including hunting and self-defense. In this article, we will take a look at these high velocity and hard-hitting handgun cartridges by ... Read more
.270 Winchester Rifle
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7mm-08 Rem vs .270 Win – Cartridge Comparison

In this cartridge comparison, we are going to take a look two cartridges, the 7mm-08 Rem and the .270 Win. Both of these cartridges became popular in the shooting world because of their ballistic characteristics, especially the trajectory, and the low recoil while still can bring down medium and even larger sized game. Given the ... Read more
.30-06 Springfield Ammo
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7mm Rem Mag vs .30-06 Sprg – Cartridge Comparison

In this cartridge comparison, we are going to take a look at two cartridges that have been staples on the shooting and hunting circuit for some time. The 7mm Rem Mag vs .30-06 brings up some interesting talking points when diving into their ballistic and other performance characteristics. These two cartridges overlap in many hunting ... Read more
.243 Winchester Ammo
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.243 Win vs .308 Win – Cartridge Comparison

Gun nuts, hunters, competitive shooters, and people who are a mixture of all three are constantly looking at the wide selection of cartridges available and trying to determine which is more useful. All cartridges are going to have a specific niche in the shooting world where they excel compared to others, but it’s always a ... Read more
.30-06 Sprg M1 Ammo
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.300 Win Mag vs .30-06 Sprg – Cartridge Comparison

In this cartridge comparison, we look at two of the modern day big game hunter’s favorite cartridges, the .300 Win Mag vs .30-06 Springfield. Both of these cartridges offer the hunter tremendous performance in the field, including both ballistic performance and stopping power. Both of these cartridges are often used in the hunting community and ... Read more
.308 Winchester Ammo
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7mm-08 Rem vs .308 Win – Cartridge Comparison

In this cartridge comparison, we are going to examine two cartridges that behave very similar in the ballistics category. The 7mm-08 vs .308 argument is a newer one, relative to some other cartridge arguments that have now been raging for nearly a century, in the hunting and shooting world, as the 7mm-08 was introduced in ... Read more
30-06 M2 Ball Ammo
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7mm-08 vs .30-06 Sprg – Cartridge Comparison

For this cartridge comparison, the 7mm-08 vs .30-06, we are looking at two cartridges that often find themselves being compared to one another. While both have their suitors for multiple shooting applications, they are more often compared within hunting circles. While both the 7mm-08 and .30-06 possess the velocity and range for long range competitions, ... Read more
5.56×45mm Nato
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5.56×45 vs 7.62×39 – Cartridge Comparison

For tactical rifles used for home defense or out on the range in competitions, the 5.56×45 vs 7.62×39 is a common argument among shooters and a common decision made by potential buyers. Both cartridges have a rich history of military and civilian uses and also have their loyal followings. It’s an interesting comparison with the ... Read more