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Long Beard XR – an Extreme Load for Turkey by Melissa Bachman

When you think of companies who are constantly trying to raise the bar and create a more effective product, Winchester is one of the first who come to mind.

Whether you’re using their Deer Season XP, Vamint X, AA TrAAcker, Razor Boar XT or the Longbeard XR this spring, you’ll realize that they have put a ton of time and research into helping you be a better more effective hunter in the field. These loads have all been specifically tailored to meet the needs of very specific demands in the field.

They didn’t just slap a turkey on the box and decide to call it Longbeard XR and market it to turkey hunters. In fact the engineers at Winchester decided exactly what they wanted to accomplish and created the technology to make it happen. For example, the Longbeard XR has taken the effective range of a common turkey load and extended it. This didn’t happen overnight, but once you understand how they created it, you will quickly see why it has become so effective. The results speak for themselves, but it’s always interesting to learn exactly what has been changed to make you a better, more effective hunter in the field.

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Melissa Bachman
Melissa Bachman
With a degree in broadcast journalism, Melissa set sights on a career in the outdoors. Traveling over 300 days a year to shoot for Winchester Deadly Passion, Bachman considers this her “dream job.” With a love for children, industry trade shows and the great outdoors, she films around the world for her adrenaline-pumped series.