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Shun Classic Chef’s Knife Review

  By David Link I enjoy cooking, and although I’ve never had any formal culinary training, I’m always trying new techniques and working new ingredients into my dishes. I’m certainly not a “follow the recipe exactly” type of guy either, and I prefer to think of cooking as a fluid …

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Walther Creed Review

  By Trampas Swanson Over the past 5 years, the shooting industry has seen a definite trend in the market when it comes to preferred choice of calibers for concealed carry and duty use. The 9mm now seems to reign supreme on the retail market by being offered in every …

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New For 2017: Ruger Mark IV 22/45 Lite

  By Trampas Swanson Tradition has always held a very important role in the worldwide shooting industry. In the United States, tradition has helped the immortal 1911 semi-auto pistol and AR15 rifle continue to top sales year after year over new designs and concepts. Manufacturers such as Colt, Springfield, and …

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Walther P22 Review

  By Jason Herbert If you’ve read any of my gun reviews, you easily learned that they come from a “regular guy’s” point of view. So, here’s what I think of my new Walther P22. For a while now I’ve been eyeballing a .22 pistol. Why? I wanted something cheap …

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The Guns of Cowboy Action Shooting – Part 2

  Continued from The Guns of Cowboy Action Shooting – Part 1. Lever Action Force Multiplier Heralded as the “Gun that won the west,” the lever action rifle quickly became a military force multiplier during the American Civil War. The U.S. Army previously employed slow to reload rifles such as …

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The Guns of Cowboy Action Shooting – Part 1

  By Trampas Swanson Perhaps one of America’s most storied times in U.S. history is that of the fabled “Old West.” Wrapped in gallant tales of both fact and fiction of the 1800’s North American frontier, legendary figures such as Tom Horn, Wyatt Earp and Jessie James span both sides …

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Nikon Monarch 7 (2.5-10×50) Advanced BDC XR Turret

  By Craig Reinolds This month, I wanted to take a look at the Monarch 7 Advanced BDC series of scopes recently released by Nikon. The specific model I was shipped for this review was the Nikon Monarch 7 Advanced BDC 2.5-10X50. When I received the scope for testing and …

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Nikon Prostaff 5 3.5-14×40 FFP Scope Review

  By Trampas Swanson In the optics market, there seem to be specific categories of scopes and common misconceptions about them. On the bottom of the spectrum, there are your “plinker” or “starter” scopes that come in blister packs hanging on peg hooks in your local sporting goods store. These …

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TrackingPoint – Part 2

Continued from TrackingPoint Part 1. By John M. Buol Jr. In Practice A rifle that zeroes, adjusts sights, and fires itself? What sorcery this be? No sorcery here, just a very creative application and careful integration of many existing technologies. Software computing ballistics has been with us for years and …