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Category: Product Reviews

Armalite AR-50 Review

  By Trampas Swanson All too often firearms get way too glamorized by Hollywood with unrealistic performance such as endless magazine capacity, “one shot kill” and cars exploding after one shot from the hero’s Glock. In reality, if you want that amount of sheer force and effectiveness, you have to …

Trijicon Miniature Rifle Optic (MRO) Review

  By Kip Staton One niche that remained unfilled within Trijicon’s rather diverse product line for quite some time was a red dot that could fill the role of a primary optic on a long gun, that was also price-competitive with offerings from the competition. In order to address this …

Glock Gen 5 Review

  By Trampas Swanson Fact: Glock firearms are without a doubt, the most popular and bestselling handguns of our time. Whether you consider yourself a 1911 guy, diehard SIG shooter or Colt collector, the numbers don’t lie. Over 80% of all Law Enforcement agencies in the nation carry some model …

Gifts For Hunters

  By Pete Rogers In talking with hunters across the country, one common theme arises. That is the benefit of Christmas arriving at or near hunting season. The desire for the next greatest thing is at its peak. We want and need more gear to help us become more successful …

Sig Sauer P320 Review

By Vic Laboy In a growing firearms market, finding the perfect handgun may be a more daunting task than you may think. With a wide array of options available, from a smaller, pocket-carry sized .380 auto, to a full size .45ACP, you are given the arduous task of finding the …

MY HOLIDAY PICKS: Women’s On-Body Concealed Carry

By Linda M. Gilbertson I’ve always been an advocate for off-body carry. Concealed carry purses and briefcases are readily available, fashionable and necessary for those whose professional uniform may not allow on-body carry. Even for those of us without that professional uniform, I touted off-body carry as supreme because …

Mossberg 590 Shockwave Review

  By Trampas Swanson As a retired Law Enforcement Officer and current NRA firearms instructor, I can tell you firsthand, there is no other readily accessible close-range powerhouse firearm on the market as devastating as the shotgun. Although mainly thought of as a sporting platform, it’s role in self-defense cannot …

Best Hunting Knives For Your Trophy

  By Pete Rogers As the morning light eased away the darkness. Small shadows gradually grew longer by the second. When there was enough light in the oak ridge I picked up my rattling antlers and began attacking the antlers with force. Everything happened so fast. I am still not …

Mossberg 500: Thunder Ranch Edition

  By Trampas Swanson Regardless if the discussion is about duck hunting, skeet shooting, or Military / Law Enforcement duty, the 12 gauge pump shotgun has undoubtedly played the largest roll, across the board, than any other firearm platform in history. As we began to cover late last year, two …