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Exploring Different AR Setups

  By Seth R. Nadel America’s Rifle, the AR15, is the most widely distributed rifle in the nation. They can be assembled in an infinite number of configurations, for a nearly infinite number of purposes, in a wide array of calibers. They can also be used for a vast number …

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Bad Taxidermy And How To Avoid It

  By Tony Martins It’s been more than a year since you killed the biggest buck of your life, and the taxidermist just called with news that your long awaited mount is ready for pick up. Excitement grows as you walk into the shop, anticipating the first look at your …

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Three Rifles From Three Countries: Australia F90

  By John M. Buol Jr. Continued from: Three Rifles From Three Countries: UK – L852A. Australia: F90 The AUG (Armee Universal Gewehr or universal army rifle) started as a 5.56mm bullpup assault rifle designed in the early 1970s by Steyr that was adopted by the Austrian Army as the …

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Three Rifles From Three Countries: UK – L85A2

  by John M. Buol Jr. NATO and Commonwealth militaries consolidated to common ammunition types after World War Two as a means to help mutual allies with supply. Despite this, each military uses different rifles to launch this ammo. Here are examples of rifles used from three different countries. United …

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The History of ATF Form 4473

  By Linda M. Gilbertson The author was an ATF Agent during the late 70’s early 80’s. www.ladiesdayllc.com Adam Winkle a professor at UCLA School of Law, wrote in Gunfight:  The Battle of the Right to Bear Arms in America, that Franklin D. Roosevelt was the father of gun control.  …

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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 …