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The .500 Cyrus is a serious big-bore cartridge with serious recoil.

Kicked To The Curb: Tales Of Recoil And Pain

Some take it as a sign of manhood others of unnecessary punishment. One thing is for certain, nobody gets a kick out of excessive recoil.
Author Massaro built a custom .318 Westley Richards (very popular a century ago), but the ammunition must be handloaded. Roberson Cartridge Company and Woodleigh Bullets offerings fit the bill.

The Rare Pleasure Of Obscure Cartridges

Common vs. obscure cartridges: Sometimes it pays to paddle against the current. You might find the rarities the most fulfilling to shoot.
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6.5 PRC Vs 6.5 Creedmoor: What Does What Better?

So close to be kissing cousins, is there much to the 6.5 PRC vs 6.5 Creedmoor conversation?
Prairie Storm

First Look: Prairie Storm 28- And 16-Gauge Loads

Boasting Federal's cutting-edge shot and wad, Prairie Storm gives the classic bores a leg up.
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Ammo Brief: Going The Extra Mile With The .50 BMG

Originally designed for Browning's heavy machine gun, the .50 BMG more recently has become an extreme long-range wunderkind.
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Muzzle Velocity, Accuracy And The Variables That Matter

Desired muzzle velocity and downrange accuracy prove elusive goals off the reloading bench. What factors are you exactly dealing with in the chase for each?
The 6.5 PRC is quickly becoming a very popular long-range target and hunting cartridge. It’s like a better version of the .264 Winchester Magnum.

Best 6.5 PRC Ammo Available Right Now

Load up on the right 6.5 PRC ammo and you take your shooting to a new level.
Precision Rifle Ruger Hawkeye

8 Affordable 6.5 PRC Rifle Options For Precision Work

The 6.5 PRC rifle isn't only a hard-hitting, long-range hunting option, but also a capable and polite tool for precision work.
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First Look: CCI Maxi-Mag Clean-22 Segmented Hollow Point 22 WMR

Boasting an ultra-clean polymer-coated, segmented bullet, CCI Maxi-Mag .22 WMR provides a clean and hard-hitting option for the rimfire.
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Ammo Brief: .357 Remington Maximum

The nearly forgotten, ultra-fast, ultra-flat revolver round, the .357 Remington Maximum pushed the boundaries.
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.30-06 Ammo: Turn The Warhorse Into A Thoroughbred (2020)

Find out the .30-06 ammo that get the more than century old cartridge shooting with the best of them.
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Federal Premium HammerDown: Nailing Lever-Action Ammo

Terminal performance that hits like Thor's hammer, the Federal Premium HammerDown line of lever-action ammo gases up the classic long gun.
There are many other options in .45 ACP than just ball loads.

Fading Away? The .45 ACP Isn’t Going Anywhere

Don't believe the hype over the .45 ACP as some dusty relic of a bygone era. The cartridge is better than ever and is here for the long haul.
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.40-Caliber Cartridges: Marvelously In The Middle Big Bores

For the lovers of truly big bores, .40-caliber cartridges can provide the perfect balance.
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On The Hunt With Sierra Prairie Enemy

If Prairie Enemy varmint ammo is any indication of what's to come, shooters are very lucky Sierra Bullets has entered the ammunition manufacturing game.
Fusion 10mm

First Look: Federal Fusion 10mm Auto Hunting Ammo

Loaded to take full advantage of the 'Perfect 10's' ballistic potential, Federal's new Fusion 10mm hunting ammo is built to fill tags.
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