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Why Are Glocks So Popular?

  These days Glock pistols have a serious reputation, and whenever there is a conversation about the best handguns, Glock almost always comes up. Yet some may wonder what makes Glocks so special? Why do most people choose Glock over the other quality brands out there? While there are some …

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Exploring the Use of Force: Part 2 – After The Fact Actions

  By Seth Nadel In part 1, I defined what Use of Force, “Castle Doctrine,” and “Stand Your Ground” mean from a layman’s point of view. As I am not a lawyer, questions must be directed to a lawyer in your state. Here in part 2, I want to go …

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Exploring The Use Of Force: Part 1

  The last thing you ever want to do. By Seth R. Nadel People want to be left alone, to live their lives, make their living, and enjoy life as they wish. No rational person desires to use force against another human. But at times, the actions of others leave …

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List Of Popular Ammo Brands

  The selection of the right ammunition brand is and always will be a matter of personal preference. Some shooters will try a brand, absolutely despise its performance, and never touch it again. Others will be a little less picky and shop based upon current availability and price. That said, …

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The History Of The Shotgun

  By Luke Brandenburg Did you know that the first ancestors of the modern-day shotgun were developed over 450 years ago? The powerful shotguns we know and love today have a very long and interesting history behind them. The modern shotguns we know today come from a long, proud history …

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Give 10 Minutes This 4th Of July

  By Seth R. Nadel JULY! The real summer time is here. Time for picnics, barbeques, hikes, swimming, and all the vacation things you have been thinking of all winter. And the month kicks off with the grand holiday, the three day weekend of the 4th of July! Parades, hot …

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Five Reasons You Shouldn’t Reload Your Own Ammunition

  By Kip Staton It’s nearly the summer of 2015, and by now even the most casual of shooters are familiar with the economically harsh realities of being an American gun owner during tumultuous legislative times. Ammunition in all calibers is expensive, and it’s not getting any cheaper, or easier …

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Mossberg vs. Remington: Which is Better?

  By Luke Brandenburg The debate between the Mossberg 500 and Remington 870 has been raging for decades. Join us as we dive in to some of the details, similarities and differences of these two popular pump-actions shotguns! When anyone starts looking for a shotgun, the names of Mossberg and …

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Five Outdoor Activities To Do With Dad

  By David Link Father’s Day is a great chance to get out and enjoy the outdoors. While some families have a set tradition that they celebrate year after year, those that don’t have an opportunity to try something new or revive an old activity. In case you’re still not …