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The Ultimate Predator Podcast: Episode 2

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In this show, editor-in-chief Nate Granzow chats with the founder of the site, Karl Hylle, to discuss the veracity and applicability of the Taylor Knockout Factor, the two men’s most miserable hunting experiences, and the elk behavioral study conducted by Idaho Fish and Game that resulted in the culling of hundreds of wild elk.

The Taylor Knockout Factor: A way to rank the baddest calibers, or just B.S.?

The Taylor Knockout Factor: A way to rank the baddest calibers, or just B.S.?

Big-game hunter John “Pondoro” Taylor developed a formula he claimed codified the “knockout” power of rifle cartridges. Is it a reliable measure of a round’s efficacy, or an antiquated theory with dubious origins? The study of ballistics has filled numerous textbooks through the ages and remains a contentious topic full of conflicting theories and mathematical

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