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7mm Remington Magnum: The Velvet Hammer (LocaCarnivore Expert)

The year is 1962.  American shooters and hunters are gripped by a mighty force—Magnum Fever.  This syndrome, characterized by a never satisfied desire for greater and greater bullet velocity, stalked the land since 1956 when Winchester introduced the .458 Winchester Read More

Top 10 Low-Recoil Hunting Cartridges (The LocaCarnivore Expert)

Recoil. The word conjures bruised shoulders, scope smacked eyebrows, and severe flinches which make accurate shooting impossible. Recoil has plagued shooters from the earliest harquebuses. No one (if they’re honest) likes recoil. Some may tolerate and compensate for it better Read More

Lever-Action Deer Gun Shootout: .30-30 v. .44 Magnum [Video]

Lever-action carbines, among the most popular deer guns in America, have been around since the 1860s.  Despite more modern options on the market, many hunters still prefer this classic.  Lever guns are quick to the shoulder and have a rapid Read More

The .30-30 Winchester: More Than You Think [Video]

The underappreciated .30-30 Winchester has, in all likelihood, taken more deer for more years than any other center-fire rifle cartridge in history.  Introduced in the late 19th century, it used the then new smokeless powder to produce velocities beyond what Read More

The .375 H&H Magnum: When Everything is on the Menu, Including You

“Why do you drag that heavy African safari gun around the Rocky Mountains?” My hunting partners asked, incredulous anyone would bring such a powerful caliber on a mule deer and elk hunt. Why indeed? My memory flashed back to the Read More

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