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Firearms

Range Report: Henry .30-30 WCF

Henry has supplied us with excellent quality .22 rifles at a fair price for some time. While Henry offers a diverse number of rifles, it is best known for lever action rifles. Henry offers distinctively-styled rifles in calibers from .22 to .45 Colt. Offerings include stainless steel, blue, case-hardened and brass-frame rifles. One of my favorites is a .30-30 version

Firearms

Winchester Model ’94—The Rifle That Won the West

The Winchester ’94 proved the perfect design for the USA’s first smallbore sporting rifle cartridge. Well over century later, the ’94 in its famous .30-30 cartridge is still a favorite of thousands of shooters and hunters. Here’s the story and modern offerings of this piece of western history.

Ammunition

Has the .30 Caliber’s Time Passed for Deer?

Some hunters believe that deer such as the smaller Texas whitetails, can be humanely harvested using smaller caliber ammunition while larger and heavier game such as mule deer should only be harvested with more powerful ammo capable of penetrating more deeply. From personal experience, I can tell you a .223 neck shot will drop a deer in its tracks. However…