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.300 Win Mag Rifle on the range
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.300 Win Mag vs .300 WSM – Cartridge Comparison

In this article, we’ll look at two rifle cartridges: the .300 Winchester Magnum and .300 Winchester Short Magnum. Although their names are similar, they’re both different, with some interesting performance characteristics. We’ll delve into an extensive data set in this in-depth comparison. The similarities in their names can confuse those not familiar with these cartridges. ... Read more
Shooting Range
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Rimfire vs Centerfire – What is the difference?

Many hunters like myself use rimfire ammunition nearly as often as centerfire ammunition. But do I prefer one over the other? And what is the main difference between centerfire and rimfire ammunition anyway? Big spoiler…. powder, and power. Firearm Design and Function When reviewing the debate for rimfire versus centerfire ammunition, you must consider more ... Read more
Sniper Rifle
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MRAD Vs. MOA Rifle Sighting: The Only Article You’ll Need

Sighting in or “zeroing” a rifle is the art of aligning iron or telescopic sights with the barrel, thus allowing the shooter to place bullets predictably at a given distance. In this article, we will focus on telescopic sights or “scopes” because they offer significant advantages over open sights, especially at longer distances. Scopes have ... Read more
All rails (two weaver two Picatinny)
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Weaver Vs. Picatinny [Mounting Systems Explained]

Slotted rail mounting systems, like Weaver and Picatinny, come standard on nearly all modern rifles. These rails play a big role in the modularity of AR-15s, and like many great firearm advancements, are a blend of military need and civilian ingenuity. Based on appearance alone, it can be difficult to distinguish between the two. This ... 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
.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
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

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