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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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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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Scent Control – Do You Smell Invisible?

  By Tony Martins Sight, sound and smell – these three senses are critically important for animals to live and thrive in the wild. Each is highly refined in both game and predatory animals, whose survival depends on the effective use of these senses virtually everyday of their lives. Hunter …

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Concealed Carry Choices

  By Seth R. Nadel This is the male version of Linda Gilbertson’s piece – To Be Or Not Be Concealed. Men and women are different in a lot of ways. We think differently, dress differently, and look different. And our choices vary as well. Women have curves, and like …

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Why (and How) I Go to the Range Every Day

  By Kip Staton kipstaton.com For most people, myself included, handguns are difficult to shoot. Check out my Generation 4 Glock 19 Review that I did a couple years ago. I sort of glossed over actual group sizes in that review, because they were embarrassing (that was wrong of me, …

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American Military Marksmanship

  An overview of the All Army Small Arms Championships hosted by the Army Marksmanship Unit at Fort Benning and how it benefits military personnel as well as what civilians can learn from it. by John M. Buol Jr. A wise commander once noted there are two types of troops …

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NRA Annual Meeting – Atlanta 2017

  By Pete Rogers peterogersoutdoors.com After attending the NRA annual Meeting in Atlanta, two things really stand out with the experience. First, why would I ever go to Atlanta again? With a long history of some of the worst traffic in the nation, it proved it once again when it …

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The Danger Of “Small Of The Back” Carry

  By Linda M. Gilbertson www.ladiesdayllc.com I have been under Chiropractic care since I was 22 years old.  I was a uniformed police officer.  It was either my exercise routine or the utility belt I wore when on duty or the general stress of the job that caused a pinched …