Gun Review: Winchester XPR Rifle

Budget rifle alert! While we never pass up an opportunity to play with the fancy stuff, your humble TTAG scribes are always on the lookout for affordable performance. With retail prices starting around $469, Winchester’s new-for-2017 XPR line certainly gets the “affordable” part right. So . . . how ’bout that performance? Already available in a dozen calibers […]

3 Tips for Choosing a Duck Hunting Load

As is the case with brass-cased cartridges for personal defense, there will always be, uh, “discussion” about which soft-shell load kills ducks the best. Marketing tactics pushing the newest shot formulas or wad designs will surely tempt even the most seasoned waterfowler. But a 12 gauge cartridge that dropped ducks during the Dust Bowl era […]

Three Ways to Start Preparing for Next Duck Season Now

Duck hunting season has come to an end for most throughout the country and the inability to drop a limit of drakes means the onset of Duck Depression (yes, it’s real) for many. For those of us who practically live to hunt waterfowl, duck season never really ends…it just bleeds into the preparation period for […]

BREAKING: Winchester Recalls Lots Of .22 Long Rifle Ammo

If you were one of the lucky few guys who found any .22 long rifle on the shelves in the last thirteen months, Winchester needs you to check your stockpile. It turns out they double-charged two lots of their M22 plinking/target ammo, and these accidental .22 Super-Duper Magnums can blow your gun up and ruin your […]

Media Day At The Range Preview: Winchester Model 1873

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijfb2kqCqQ0 I’m the resident lever-gun geek at TTAG, and this stunning reproduction of the classic Winchester Model 1873 is just my cup of tea steel and walnut. If you’ve never handled an 1873, its smooth action and mirror-bright bluing will show you why it’s always been considered one of the most elegant lever-action carbines ever […]

The Revenge of the Lead-Free Bullet

When the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) and a few of its tree-hugging pals submitted a petition to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) calling for a ban on lead ammunition, you’d be forgiven for thinking that the feds were about to go house-to-house seizing the stuff. Once again, the pro-gun guys played Chicken Little. The […]

Win! 10 Boxes of Winchester PDX1 410 Ammo

Thanks to the good folks at Winchester, TTAG has ten boxes of PDX1 410 personal defense ammunition to give away. One lucky reader will be able load up their Taurus Judge (you DO have a Taurus Judge don’t you?) with ammo designed to ruin a bad guy’s day. Specifically, the PDX1 shell combines three plated […]

Winchester PDX1 410 Ammo Not for Shotguns?

Winchester developed their PDX1 410 ammo for the Judge. Although TTAG has yet to test the ammo in Taurus’ big ass revolver, we’ve heard nothing but good things about it performance in that application. But we wanted to know how Winchester’s combo of three plated cylinder projectiles and 12 plated BBs would perform in a .410-firing […]

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