Tag Archives: .45/70

A Texas Deer Hunt

Last Wednesday afternoon I rolled into the Jack Baggett Ranch down south of Ozona, in Crockett County. A group of us were hunting as the guests of Uberti, Burris, and Realtree. I would be hunting with a Uberti Hi-Wall rifle, … Continue reading

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An American Classic

Making my living as a gun writer, it is my privilege to hunt with a broad assortment of rifles. I’ve taken game with just about every sort of rifle that is manufactured, including those nasty “black” rifles. However, when left … Continue reading

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The .45/70… Why?

The .45/70 is one of those cartridges that it is hard to explain why they are still around. Now, calm down! I didn’t say that I didn’t like the cartridge; I just said that it’s hard to explain its continued … Continue reading

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Garrett Cartridges

A while back I received the sad news that Randy Garrett, of Garrett Cartridges, was closing his business after some 26 years of building some of the best cast-bullet .44 Magnum and .45/70 loads that were available. The good news … Continue reading

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