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Not what you’re looking for? Find more articles on hunting gear! Versatile and forgiving, the .30-06 is synonymous with North American big game hunting Over the years I’ve owned a fair number of rifles, in a variety of chamberings, but for some reason I’ve never had a .30-06 Springfield I could call my own. That’s not to say that I don’t have any experience with the venerable Springfield, quite the opposite in fact. Vanessa currently owns a Tikka T3 chambered in one that we took to South Africa this past spring and to Namibia in 2009. We took over a … Read more »

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Not what you’re looking for? Find more hunting articles! Today, there is entirely too much focus on the size and speed of bullets. Hunters are enamored with muzzle velocity, bullet weight and the foot-pounds of energy delivered on the target. This is nothing more than showy appendage measuring, as not a single one of these factors will kill an animal without the bullet hitting the vitals. Accuracy should be the paramount concern when choosing a hunting cartridge. A couple of factors that are all-too-often overlooked when considering a cartridge comprises what I like to call the shootability of a cartridge … Read more »

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