Stretched pistols

Rifles chambered for handgun cartridges ideal for deer

Posted: February 4, 2018 at 2:40 a.m.

A lever-action rifle chambered for magnum pistol cartridges makes an excellent deer-hunting package for places where shots are 75 yards or less.

Bolt-action rifles are the standard for accuracy, but the lever-action rifle emblemizes American deer hunting.

The .41 Remington Magnum is well-suited for deer hunting from a rifl e. The author loads 210-grain wadcutters for practice and 210-grain hollow points...

For popular pistol cartridges such as the .44 Remington Magnum, reloading manuals show remarkably greater muzzle velocities for rifles vs. handguns wi...

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