Dec 04, 2017 by Rob Endsley
How Much Should I Pay for a Scope?

By Wayne Van Zwoll Accuracy follows precise aim. But useless features are a money pit. Maybe you should spend less! Many of the biggest animals in B&C records fell to rifles with iron sights. Jim Jordan’s whitetail. John Plute’s elk. Zack Elbow’s Quebec-Labrador caribou, Ed Broder’s mule deer. You might...

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Jun 21, 2017 by Jason Brooks
Gentle Rifles For Africa?

By Wayne van Zwoll Dozens of recoil-sensitive hunters return from safaris with the same verdict on rifles and tough game. When Hemingway and Ruark brought Africa to the page, you’d have taken two or three rifles on safari. A heavy double or bolt-action, perhaps in .500 NE or .416 Rigby,...

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Mar 26, 2017 by Rob Endsley
Making Lightweight Hunting Rifles Behave

By Wayne Van Zwoll If your bullets wander about the target, and game inexplicably runs off, maybe you lack ounces.The lighter your burden, the more you enjoy walking, climbing, hunting. Many early bolt-action hunting rifles weighed over 8 pounds. In the 1950s Winchester introduced its Featherweight Model 70 at 6...

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