June 2004

Firing Line: 06/04

New York Times Reporting?
Re “Two .338 Winchester Magnums Vs. Remington’s .338 Ultra Mag,” March 2004:

Your .338 article reminded me of something I might find in the New York Times on the tenth page: Well hidden from the casual reader, yet possibly of some interest to a certain cadre of subscribers. The evaluation of the Ruger and the Winchester were good. I noticed a certain rough spot in a .25-06 Model 70 I purchased a couple years ago, in the same spot you mentioned as the bolt was pushed closed.

I wonder, though, if you had wanted a better looking firearm, why didn’t you just purchase one with the walnut stock and bluing, as it would have compared favorably with the R...

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