Remington’s Secret .260 Caliber Deer Slayer

The .308 Winchester is one of the most popular “mild” shooting cartridges sold these days, but for shooters seeking a deadly deer rifle with flatter trajectory and almost no recoil, I think Remington has a better option. Meet the .260 Remington. Never heard of it? You’re not the only one. But keep reading and you’ll be one of the new converts to this remarkably efficient little round.

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Defending The Hunt

We hunters spend thousands of hard-earned dollars on trips, guns and gear — but little or nothing on protecting our rights to use that gear. That’s a big mistake. Hunting is under attack as never before with various anti-hunting groups pouring literally hundreds of millions of dollars per year at propaganda, fund raising, legislation, lawsuits, and similar activity designed to end hunting. Counter this by educating yourself, conducting yourself ethically afield and becoming an ambassador for hunting. So get involved. Save wildlife and your right to hunt!

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Shotgunners: Track Your Shot

Miss a bird in the sky with a shotgun and you’re likely to be frustrated because you have no idea where that spread of shot
went. So buy some Winchester AA TrAAcker shells. These unique shotgun loads trap about 1/8-ounce of lead in a special wad so
that it travels with the shot charge, making it easy to see in flight. Out to about 40 yards you

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Use Too Much Gun?

“Use enough gun,” is good advice, but it can be overdone. Like, “You used TOO MUCH gun!” You used too much gun when you flinched and missed. Or when you got tired of carrying it and didn’t finish the hunt. Or when you couldn’t afford practice ammo, so you never learned how to shoot it well. By all means, use enough gun. Just don’t kid yourself and use too much gun.

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Mysterious Rifle Cartridges

Over the years myths and mystique have grown up around certain centerfire rounds. The .220 Swift eats barrels for breakfast. The 7mm Rem. Mag. shoots flat as a skillet to 500 yards. The .308 Win. is more accurate than the .30-06. The .270 shoots like a laser compared to the .30-06. The .300 Win. Mag. with a 180-grain bullet beats wind deflection better than anything else. Hogwash. Most of this is hogwash.

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All About Laser Rangefinders

Do laser rangefinders really work? Yup. Do you need one? Nope. Would you benefit from one? Probably. Better to not shoot than cripple. Better to sneak closer than to miss. Better to know the range than guess.

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Sweet Seventeens

No matter your age, you can have a love affair with Sweet Seventeen — if it’s a seventeen caliber rifle cartridge! What are .17s good for? How about fun, targets, varmints, and small
predators to the size of coyotes with minimum expense and virtually no recoil?

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Binocular Buying Basics

The trouble with buying a binocular is knowing how
to detect good, better and best. Most critical parts are hidden inside, and
subtle performance differences are difficult to detect. How do you choose
what’s best at a good price?

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