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Bullets For Tough Critters

Richard Mann and I, among others, have been trying to point out the value of using premium rifle bullets when hunting really tough critters. Conventional soft-point rifle bullets are fine for deer hunting but simply won’t always get the job … Continue reading

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Skeeter Skelton, You Like to Got Me in Trouble

In 1968, I went to work for a 50-man police department up in North Texas. We had to buy our own leather and guns. And the guns had to be either Colts or Smith & Wesson revolvers. We could carry … Continue reading

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Moose Hunt: Part II

On our recent moose hunt, I flew to Philadelphia and then on to Halifax, Nova Scotia. The next day, we flew on into Newfoundland and landed at Gander. As often happens on an out-of-country hunting trip, my bags stayed in … 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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