The 6mm/.244 Remington traveled a twisting road on its way to gaining a foothold in the shooting world. Name changes were partly necessary for the cartridge to earn its place.
Legendary professional hunter Harry Selby launched the .416 Rigby into the limelight. The cartridge's performance in magazine-fed rifles and against dangerous game kept it popular.
Whether it's used to hunt elk or dissuade a motivated brown bear, the .338 Winchester Magnum has few equals. It is truly a cartridge for the last frontier.
When law enforcement officers discovered the standard-issue .38 Special didn't provide the stopping power they required, many turned to the hard-hitting .357 Magnum.
Starting its life as the main battle cartridge of NATO, the 7.62x51 (.308 Winchesters) has become a favorite of shooters of every stripe. Whether in competition or game field, the snappy .30 caliber is a thumper.
Since the invention of gunpowder there has been endless debate over the mythical “best all-around cartridge.” There are all sorts of contenders, but one can make a really convincing argument for the .30-06 as that cartridge.
The 9.3x62 Mauser came about as an affordable way to tackle Africa's dangerous game. And it continues to be one of the world's most versatile medium-bore cartridges.
The .270 Winchester is a red-hot round and has become one of the favorites of hunters. Building this cartridge's popularity was famed outdoor writer Jack O'Connor, who used and wrote extensively about the .270.
For years, the .30-30 was North America's most popular cartridge. It's acclaim, in part, was driven by its usefulness as a deer hunting round and as a top performing cartridge in lever-action rifles.