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The Guns of a Federal Agent – Pistols

  Do you need a Custom gun, a Customized gun, or a Stock gun for personal defense? By Seth R. Nadel For 27 years I was a Criminal Investigator (Special Agent) for U.S. Customs Investigations (now I.C.E.). My career spanned the time from revolvers only to only semi-autos. Along the …

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New For 2017: Ruger Mark IV 22/45 Lite

  By Trampas Swanson Tradition has always held a very important role in the worldwide shooting industry. In the United States, tradition has helped the immortal 1911 semi-auto pistol and AR15 rifle continue to top sales year after year over new designs and concepts. Manufacturers such as Colt, Springfield, and …

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Walther P22 Review

  By Jason Herbert If you’ve read any of my gun reviews, you easily learned that they come from a “regular guy’s” point of view. So, here’s what I think of my new Walther P22. For a while now I’ve been eyeballing a .22 pistol. Why? I wanted something cheap …

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To Book, or Not To Book – The “Trophy” Hunting Controversy

  Continued from: To Book, or Not To Book… By Tony Martins The practice of “trophy hunting” came under international fire after “Cecil the Lion” was killed in Zimbabwe in July, 2015. Although no laws were broken by the hunter, “fake news” accounts of the incident fanned the fires of …

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To Book, or Not To Book…

  By Tony Martins Opinions vary widely on the topic of entering big game animals in record books. Some maintain these are systems to “honor the animal” or the hunt, while others argue they are simply a way for lucky hunters to brag about their conquests. In my opinion as …

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The Guns of Cowboy Action Shooting – Part 2

  Continued from The Guns of Cowboy Action Shooting – Part 1. Lever Action Force Multiplier Heralded as the “Gun that won the west,” the lever action rifle quickly became a military force multiplier during the American Civil War. The U.S. Army previously employed slow to reload rifles such as …

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The Guns of Cowboy Action Shooting – Part 1

  By Trampas Swanson Perhaps one of America’s most storied times in U.S. history is that of the fabled “Old West.” Wrapped in gallant tales of both fact and fiction of the 1800’s North American frontier, legendary figures such as Tom Horn, Wyatt Earp and Jessie James span both sides …

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Tom in the Field – Fanning And Stalking Turkeys

  By Jason Herbert This ghost tom lives out his days, taunting us from the middle of the field, running away laughing at us every time we try a stalk, rendering himself immune from hunters. Or is he? Many people are trying a new trick this spring. For western hunters, …

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Scout Rifles Part 3 – Accessories And Training

  By John M. Buol Jr. Continued from Scout Rifles Part 1 and Scout Rifles Part 2 – The Savage Option. Accessory Light The last improvement is the addition to an on-board light. If that seems odd, remember that Scout rifles are general purpose, meaning they can serve any function …