Survival of the Fittest

Survival of the Fittest

Leupold optics are built for performance at the highest level. The company offers a lifetime warranty on its scopes and tests them for the most ruthless conditions, but what exactly can a Leupold scope stand up to? These four examples prove just how unlikely it is for...
Hornady Superformance Ammo Tested

Hornady Superformance Ammo Tested

  Psst! Hey, buddy! Wanna buy a .300 magnum, cheap? Just shoot some Hornady Superformance ammunition in your .30-06 Springfield. A typical .30-06 rifle should throw a 165-grain (just about the optimum weight for this round) about 2,850 fps from a 24-inch barrel....
Watch: The Veteran Rookie

Watch: The Veteran Rookie

  “No one is born out of the womb as a sharpshooter. I’m fine to make some kills and to do some hunting, but I still have a lot to learn to do. It’s like a new chapter in my life. You can’t just say, ‘I’m going to shoot targets...
A Bullet Too Fast

A Bullet Too Fast

  Can you shoot bullets too fast to expand when they strike game? Some folks seem to think so.   BULLETS TOO FAST FOR BEARS I was in a bear camp where our Canadian guide, a capital fellow, was doing his best to make sure his clients were properly prepared...
Watch: The Build, Pt. 3

Watch: The Build, Pt. 3

  This is the last in a three-part video series in which Remington, Leupold, KUIU, Proof Research, Barnes Bullets, and Manners Composite Stocks join forces to create the Ultimate Sheep Rifle, the embodiment of KUIU founder Jason Hairston’s vision of the perfect...
The Long and the Short of It

The Long and the Short of It

  You might be thinking you need to buy a short-action rifle so you can shoot one of the vastly superior short-action cartridges, especially the .308 Winchester and 6.5 Creedmoor. Think again. There’s nothing wrong with short-action rifles and cartridges, but...

Holdover, BDC Reticles, or Turret Dialing

  There’s a new myth starting. It says that riflemen no longer have to deal with holdover thanks to BDC reticles and turret dialing. Let’s nip this one in the bud, shall we? In the shooting world, holdover is commonly understood to mean aiming over your target in...

.25-06 Remington Beats 6.5 Creedmoor?

  You’ve probably heard of the .25-06 Remington but have probably never seen or shot it. More’s the pity. This .25-caliber offshoot of the .30-06 is, like its cousin the .270 Winchester, a wonderfully effective hunting cartridge. It’s been around longer than the...
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