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Which Calibre For Alaska?

The only way to get around this is to load 45gn bullets for it.

Pushing the switch forward to "Fire" completes the circuit, allowing electricity to flow from the battery through the safety and to the trigger.

Quick Release scope mounts for a Ruger No 1.

Could you suggest a powder and loads for my 1886 BSA Martini-Henry Mk III in .577/450?

I owned a Mauser rifle in 9.3x62mm for many years and used it successfully hunting in Canada.

The 122gn Soviet round has a muzzle velocity of 2340fps and energy of 1483 ft/lbs

Why are my cases sooty?

I never found it necessary to crimp case necks as long as neck tension on the bullets was sufficient to resist recoil.

The .32 Winchester Special is a virtual ballistic twin to the .30-30 Winchester.

The Sako 85 is a fine rifle and renowned for its accuracy and performance.

The 6.5-284 Norma is my favourite cartridge in 6.5mm.

Choosing the .30-06 is never a mistake.

Every rifle is a law unto itself, not only as to the loads they'll digest, but dimensionally too.

There are disadvantages to using Magnum primers all the time.

Military loads fired a 480gn paper-patched, lead bullet at 1350fps.