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All you need to know about hunting rifle calibers

300 Winchester Magnum

The 300 Winchester Magnum made its debut in 1963.  Designed to fit standard length actions, this caliber is a blown out [...]

April 30th, 2015|Categories: Hunting Rifle Calibers|0 Comments

30-06 Springfield

The 30-06 caliber was born around the turn of the 20th Century in response to European military forces’ turn to the use [...]

April 16th, 2015|Categories: Hunting Rifle Calibers|0 Comments

308 Winchester

  The 308 Winchester is a commercial caliber derived from the 7.62x57 NATO military caliber, and made its debut in [...]

April 2nd, 2015|Categories: Hunting Rifle Calibers|0 Comments

458 Winchester

Designed with big game hunting in Africa in mind, the 458 Winchester Magnum provided the United States’ answer to the E [...]

March 19th, 2015|Categories: Hunting Rifle Calibers|0 Comments

416 Rigby

Very popular, highly favored and extremely effective big game hunting rounds, 416 Rigby’s were designed in 1911 by John [...]

March 3rd, 2015|Categories: Hunting Rifle Calibers|0 Comments

375 Holland & Holland Magnum

During the early years of the 20th century, Holland and Holland designed the 375 caliber to compete against Europe’s de [...]

February 19th, 2015|Categories: Hunting Rifle Calibers|0 Comments

270 Winchester

The 270 Winchester is a a necked-down version of the 30-03, and was introduced in 1925.  Reportedly, this caliber gained [...]

February 6th, 2015|Categories: Hunting Rifle Calibers|0 Comments

243 Winchester

The 243 Winchester was first introduced in 1955. The 243 Winchester made a ground breaking impact, as a lightweight, lo [...]

February 5th, 2015|Categories: Hunting Rifle Calibers|0 Comments

22-250 Remington

Used primarily to hunt varmint and small game, the 22-250 Remington is a very high velocity caliber.  Despite its somew [...]

January 22nd, 2015|Categories: Hunting Rifle Calibers|0 Comments

Popular Hunting Rifles: CZ 550

A muscular, rugged bolt-action hunting rifle, the CZ 550 owes its design and manufacture to the Česká zbrojovka Uherský [...]

January 8th, 2015|Categories: Hunting Rifle Calibers|0 Comments