I’ve worked my way through shooting groups with six different factory hunting loads with the goal of selecting a hunting load to go hunting with my latest hunting rifle and I’ve learned quite a bit along the way. Before I get into the results, I want to get […]
I’m a big proponent of trying before buying a firearm as it tends to eliminate the chance of buying a gun that is just going to end collecting dust. Trust me, it does happen. I have at least three firearms that I would be happy to get rid […]
As you may know, I recently started a project to build a 6.5mm Creedmoor based hunting rifle and discussed my rationale for selecting the 6.5mm CM cartridge. What you may not know (unless you follow me on twitter), is that I ordered several different types of factory hunting […]
I recently purchased a new bolt-action rifle chambered for the 6.5mm Creedmoor cartridge and some friends have been asking why I specifically selected that cartridge. So I will attempt to answer that.
The 6.5mm Creedmoor cartridge has been around for some time now. It’s been the all the range among competitive precision rifle shooters (although it seems like 6mm based cartridges are the current rage) for some time now. At least long enough that the ammunition market in the USA […]
Went on my third hunt this past weekend and just like the previous hunts, it didn’t quite go as planned. But that’s part of the adventure. Some times one comes home empty handed and other times one comes home with less harvest than intended. This time I came […]
Getting ready to hog hunt for the first time. Not sure what to expect, but I am looking forward to the possibility of some wild boar jalapeño sausage while helping out the hog problem in Texas.
Beware of over-confidence; especially when you only get one chance.
Aerosmith should write a song about that