The 6.5 PRC: Complete Cartridge Profile and Ballistic Data

The 6.5 PRC: Complete Cartridge Profile and Ballistic Data

The 6.5 PRC was released by Hornady in 2018 and has recently become very popular. Its large-diameter .300 Ruger Compact Magnum parent case was necked down to 6.5mm, creating an excellent short-action powerhouse. So what is the 6.5 PRC? The 6.5 Precision Rifle Cartridge is a short-action magnum centerfire rifle cartridge. The 6.5 PRC was…

Chart of all Rifle Calibers In Order, And Their Power

Chart of all Rifle Calibers In Order, And Their Power

If you’re just getting started in learning about firearms, it can be really complicated to understand all the different calibers and what each cartridge is capable of. Let’s begin with understanding what caliber actually means. “Caliber” is the measurement of the internal width of a firearm’s barrel, and consequently the width of the bullet. A…

The Best Long-Range Hunting Cartridges On the Market

The Best Long-Range Hunting Cartridges On the Market

Over the last decade, long-range hunting has taken the sport by storm. Entire businesses and many competitions have sprung up dedicated to furthering the sport. The most popular long-range hunting cartridge is the .28 Nosler. Its speed and bullet weights are capable of downing large game from long distances. The 7mm Rem Mag, .30 Nosler,…

The Flattest-Shooting Rifle Cartridges: A handy table

The Flattest-Shooting Rifle Cartridges: A handy table

Right now, shooters are obsessed with flat-shooting rifle cartridges. The advent of precision rifle competitions and the laser rangefinder has increased the public’s desire to go long. But what are the flattest shooting rifle cartridges? The flattest-shooting popular rifle cartridge at 1,000 yards is the 6.5-300 Weatherby Magnum, followed by the .26 Nosler, the .28…