OBSOLETE? A CRITICAL LOOK AT THE .30/30 WINCHESTER CARTRIDGE

Is there room for the .30/30 Winchester cartridge in this modern day? A close up look at the cartridge itself will answer that. Let’s examine the classic .30/30 Winchester cartridge and see why it still is alive and well today. Back in 1895 the rifle (and yes sometimes handgun now) cartridge affectionately now called “the […]

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REMINGTON’S PAST MYSTERY CARTRIDGES: THE .22 ACCELERATORS

Ever hear of the Remington Accelerator rifle cartridges? Think about a .22 caliber saboted bullet fired from a .30 caliber rifle. Let’s dive into history and examine what the Remington Accelerator cartridges were all about. The idea of saboted sub-caliber projectiles fired out of conventional weapons has always intrigued me. The increase in velocity and […]

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SAD STORY OF THE OBSOLETE .22 LONG CARTRIDGE

1871 was a good year for the .22 Long cartridge. Just released and loaded with black powder this rimfire was the cutting edge of technology. After that it was all down hill for the .22 Long cartridge. When 5 grains of black powder and a tiny 29 grain bullet carried over from it’s father, the […]

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