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NAA .22 Revolver Review

  By Trampas Swanson It’s been a long day and you are returning home for the evening. You are approached by a knife wielding assailant walking across the front yard demanding your wallet and keys. You reach back for your trusty .45 Auto 1911 located just behind your hip to …

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Henry Big Boy Steel .357 Carbine

  By Craig Reinolds We have all heard the old saying: “When the going gets tough, the tough get going,” and from my recent experience with the Big Boy Steel Carbine from Henry Repeating Arms, they must have been talking about this rifle. When it comes to reliable and accurate …

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Nikon Monarch 7i VR Rangefinder Review With Alpha Dog Down

Heath Baker with Alpha Dog Down tackles the canyons and ridges of eastern Colorado to test out Nikon’s newest rangefinder, the Nikon Monarch 7i VR. This revolutionary device provides vibration reduction to provide more accurate readings in the field, and it ranges up to 1000 yards for powerful performance in …

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Henry All Weather 45-70

  By Trampas Swanson In today’s shooting industry, it is easy to get caught up in lasers, lights, magazine capacity, tactical rails, etc. and lose sight of what makes shooting sports exciting in the first place. The skill, patience and discipline of using iron sights and making that first shot …

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Vortex Razor HD 27-60×85 Spotting Scope Review

  Vortex’s new top of the line spotting scope is powerful, vivid, and easy to use, and it edges out similarly priced competitors spotting scopes in its class. By David Link In late 2016, Vortex Optics unveiled their redesign of the popular Vortex Razor HD model. The name is the …

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Silynx Clarius Pro Review

  By Pete Rogers Hunters and shooters have largely been reluctant to add hearing enhancement and protection to their array of gear. Many of us have witnessed moments at the shooting range where someone believes they are more macho or seen as weak if they wear hearing protection. Even members …

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Nikon BLACK X1000 4-16x50SF Illuminated X-MRAD Review

  By Kip Staton kipstaton.com Unless you’ve been living under a rock in the gun blog landscape for the past few years, you know that long-distance rifle games have never been more popular. From matches like the Mammoth Sniper challenge to the somewhat more “domesticated” Precision Rifle Series and casual …

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Nikon BLACK X1000 Scope Review with Alpha Dog Down

  YouTube producer and hunting personality Alpha Dog Down specializes in predator hunting, especially in long range hunting scenarios. An important part of his hunting setup is a good long range scope, and the new Nikon BLACK X1000 Scope is perfect for the job. Check out his video review below, …

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SIG Tango 6 Scope Review

  By Trampas Swanson As with most things within the firearms industry, training, equipment, and tactics are always evolving. Optics are not immune to these trends. To financially survive in the industry, traditional companies such as Leupold, Burris, and Nikon have tried to stay on top of these growing trends. …