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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 …

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The Guns of a Federal Agent – Long Guns And Custom Guns

  Continued from The Guns Of A Federal Agent – Pistols. By Seth Nadel Early on, before I worked on the Southern border, Agents carried a lot of different long guns. These included WWII M3 .45 caliber “grease guns” and Thompson Submachine guns, M1 carbines, and early AR15’s. Even personal …

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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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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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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 …

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Scout Rifles Part 2 – The Savage Option

  By John M. Buol Jr. Continued from Scout Rifles Part 1. The Scout Rifle concept has been in development for several decades now. Initially, obtaining these features was a custom-only proposition. However, as the word spread manufacturers were slowly wrangled into producing purpose-built equipment. The most notable of the …