Category: Shooting

The under-loved middle-child mag: The .41 Remington Magnum

The under-loved middle-child mag: The .41 Remington Magnum

Sometimes a great idea never gets the attention and appreciation it deserves. It can be a matter of poor timing or poor execution, or sometimes just plain bad luck. Such is the origin story of the .41 Remington Magnum, a high-powered handgun cartridge that, on paper, appears to have all of the best features of

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Which is more important: caliber or accuracy?

Which is more important: caliber or accuracy?

These days, no matter which way the wind is blowing, civil discussions between two parties always seem escalate to bloody, knock-down, drag-out fights in the street. The hunting community is far from immune to this, but few topics will get us foaming at the mouth quite like this classic: Is caliber or accurate shooting more

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Relax in the shot: Tension only magnifies a miss

Relax in the shot: Tension only magnifies a miss

Written by David Maccar, this article was originally published by Free Range American on October 27, 2020. It happens to every hunter and every target shooter: A particularly difficult target presents itself, and the stakes are high. Naturally, you make an effort to try harder, to bear down and concentrate—to not screw it up. But those who

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The 6.5 Creedmore: Legitimate hunting round or cool trend?

The 6.5 Creedmore: Legitimate hunting round or cool trend?

As a culture, we’re always seeking out newer and better, our tastes constantly shifting. Every new model of phone prompts us to upgrade; every new fashion trend inspires a change of wardrobe. This constant drive to adapt has led to some incredible innovations—not only in pop culture, but in the world of hunting, too. New

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Try this rifle sight-in trick for point-and-shoot hits

Try this rifle sight-in trick for point-and-shoot hits

Ask a group of hunters how they sight in their rifles and you will get as many answers. “An inch high at a hundred.” “As long as it hits a pie plate.” “Nuts on at 200.” Although some of these are better than others, none of them are technically wrong—and all of them can be

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Tricks for saving even more money when handloading your own ammo

Tips to save even more money when handloading your own ammo

It’s no secret that you can create extremely accurate ammunition, save a boatload of money, and all but guarantee your ammo supply during shortages by handloading your own cartridges. But if you’re just getting into handloading, here are a few surefire tips for squeezing some extra savings out of the process, driving your price-per-round down

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