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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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Remembering Mr. Bill

I’m working on a story about Bill Jordan for my column in Shooting Illustrated. And, thinking back on our time together, I remembered a hunting yarn about Bill that I thought I would share with you. We were hunting turkey … Continue reading

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The Scout Belt

The Scout Belt is an interesting piece of equipment that has its origins in the American Southwest. The first bottleneck rifle cartridges, the .30/30 & .30/40 Krag, were introduced about 1895, along with the production of the Winchester Models 1894 … Continue reading

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The .30/06: My Two Cents Worth

Well, the boys from the East Coast are at it again. Of course, I’m talking about Richard Mann and Bryce Towsley. Fresh from their superficial debate about the 9mm vs. .45, they are now pontificating magnificently about the .30/06. Naturally, … Continue reading

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