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NAA .22 Revolver Review

  By Trampas Swanson It’s been a long day and you are returning home for the evening. You are approached by a knife wielding assailant walking across the front yard demanding your wallet and keys. You reach back for your trusty .45 Auto 1911 located just behind your hip to …

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NSSF Shooting Sports Camp

  Tips from the pros. By Guy J. Sagi Seven pros at the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) Fantasy Shooting Sports Camp in April offered different techniques, tips and perspectives to the shooters who attended. Here’s a little of their 3-gun wisdom, and how you can get better, faster and …

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Profiling Is NOT A Dirty Word!

  By Seth R. Nadel Profiling – reaching conclusions about a persons behavior based upon their dress, personal hygiene, setting, and actions. Today, it is proclaimed by many to be a bad thing, when it is not. We all do it all the time, and it protects us from harm, …

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Henry Big Boy Steel .357 Carbine

  By Craig Reinolds We have all heard the old saying: “When the going gets tough, the tough get going,” and from my recent experience with the Big Boy Steel Carbine from Henry Repeating Arms, they must have been talking about this rifle. When it comes to reliable and accurate …

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Nikon Monarch 7i VR Rangefinder Review With Alpha Dog Down

Heath Baker with Alpha Dog Down tackles the canyons and ridges of eastern Colorado to test out Nikon’s newest rangefinder, the Nikon Monarch 7i VR. This revolutionary device provides vibration reduction to provide more accurate readings in the field, and it ranges up to 1000 yards for powerful performance in …

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What IS the 4th of July?

  By Seth R. Nadel What, exactly, are we celebrating on the 4th of July? A famous battle? No, we do not celebrate battles, although we do celebrate those who fought and died in them for us. A great diplomatic move? Nope, not that either – in most part, we …

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Henry All Weather 45-70

  By Trampas Swanson In today’s shooting industry, it is easy to get caught up in lasers, lights, magazine capacity, tactical rails, etc. and lose sight of what makes shooting sports exciting in the first place. The skill, patience and discipline of using iron sights and making that first shot …

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Vortex Razor HD 27-60×85 Spotting Scope Review

  Vortex’s new top of the line spotting scope is powerful, vivid, and easy to use, and it edges out similarly priced competitors spotting scopes in its class. By David Link In late 2016, Vortex Optics unveiled their redesign of the popular Vortex Razor HD model. The name is the …

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Profiling – A Realistic Tool

  By Linda M. Gilbertson www.ladiesdayllc.com “There is an old saying that a man is known by the company he keeps: his reputation depends on what sort of people he is seen with. The saying holds a larger meaning: a man knows himself through the people, the companies, he feels …