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The Perfect Lady’s Rifle

  By Linda M. Gilbertson www.ladiesdayllc.com With rare exception, women are smaller boned.  We have figures. Our cheek bones are higher. Our necks are proportionately longer. The length of our arms corresponds to our heights which are generally shorter.  We’re not as strong nor do we have the muscle mass …

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Finish Your Training

  By Seth R. Nadel Many have written about finishing the fight – but we also need to finish our training. By that I mean we need to train in what we are going to do immediately after a shooting, as well as in the long term. It’s not enough …

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Sniper Training For Better Hunting

  By John M. Buol Jr. Snipers and sniping carries a mystique among many gun owners, hunters included. Given this glamour assessed to sniping (whether it’s justified or not), it’s natural for folks to want to emulate this. The reality behind sniper training is much more mundane than some people …

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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 …

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CCW Tips

  By Seth R. Nadel Over the past 50 years, I have carried every type of handgun in almost every type of holster, all over my body. Along the way, I learned some good ideas while making lots (and lots) of mistakes. Why should you endure the embarrassment I have …

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Best Pistol Drills 2 – Live Fire

  By John M. Buol Jr. Continued from Best Pistol Drills 1 -Dry Practice. Sustained Fire Once you can slow fire without flinching, as proven by dummy rounds in the Skip Loading drill, and you can shoot three-inch groups at 10 yards slow fire from a standing, unsupported, two-handed stance, …

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Best Pistol Drills 1 – Dry Practice

  By John M. Buol Jr. Handguns are the most difficult small arm to learn to shoot well. Even if you don’t carry one by choice or profession, improvement with pistol shooting will have positive carry over to shooting other firearms well. It’s been noted for decades that successful pistol …

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Best Rifle Drills – Part 2

  By John M. Buol Jr. Continued from Best Rifle Drills – Part 1. Offhand Position Start with group shooting slow fire from offhand. Note this isn’t the hip-slung, backwards-leaning standing position found in conventional competition. Using High Power as an example, the SR target engaged at 200 yards has …

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Best Rifle Drills – Part 1

  By John M. Buol Jr. Rifles are common and generally useful firearms. They can be learned to be used well enough for most basic purposes easier than handguns, however, any knowledgeable marksman observing typical gun owners realizes most people never get there. The frequent availability and use of the …