Apr 22, 2022
Is it better to hunt with a sledgehammer? Or a scalpel? This
episode explores two vastly different approaches to picking a
- Precision. In this approach, shot
placement matters above all else. Accuracy and high ballistic
coefficient are bullet priorities. Terminal performance is
secondary. A low-recoiling cartridge is considered key.
- Authority. In this approach, a powerful
cartridge with a hard-hitting bullet is paramount. Bullet frontal
diameter, weight, velocity, expansion, and penetration are key.
Accuracy and aerodynamics are important, but bullet performance on
impact is more so.
Ideal cartridges, bullets, and scenarios are proposed and
discussed for both approaches.
On the other hand... How 'bout the concept of one rifle and
cartridge for everything?
- How to mate authority and precision
- Boost your cartridge, lower your authority, meet in the
- 6.8 Western, 7mm SAUM, .280 Ackley, 7mm Rem Mag
- Bullets that do it all:
- Barnes LRX
- Nosler AccuBond
- Federal Terminal Ascent
Wrap: One man's idea of the ultimate all-around rifle
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