Big bore rifles were vital tools for any dangerous game hunt where stopping power was essential. However, as propellants evolved to provide higher velocities and longer ranges, “more lead” became less important.
While big bore guns aren’t as widely used today, there are still a handful of master craftsmen and manufacturers keeping the art alive with modern versions of these massive stopping rifles. RIAC’s Rick Henley takes us through a few from the old school and a few from the new.
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