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Hornady Match Ammunition Review: 308 Winchester 168 Grain AMAX

  By Kip Staton Hornady is well known for their zero-compromise attitude when it comes to bullet design and construction. Does the same hold true when those same bullets are loaded into their Match Ammunition line? Let’s take a look. First, the details: Caliber: 308 Winchester G1 Ballistic Coefficient: .450 …

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Heckler & Koch SP5K Review

  By Trampas Swanson Throughout history, few firearms are ever created that transcend the shooting industry and become iconic symbols across the world. Colt’s Single Action Army, John Browning’s 1911, Kalashnikov’s AK-47 and Stoner’s AR-15 are just a few rare examples of this phenomena. For the German based company, Heckler …

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The Right Firearms Training For A Woman

  By Linda M. Gilbertson www.ladiesdayllc.com I believe in training, but only if it’s the right training.  If you buy a car you should know how to drive, understanding what you can and cannot do.  If you are a contractor you should know how to build, so that what you …

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The Beretta M9A3

  Beretta’s (now failed) bid for the U.S. military’s new handgun. by John M. Buol Jr. The U.S. M9, a Department of Defense specification Beretta 92FS 9x19mm pistol, has been in continuous service since 1985. For several years there has been a few claimed problems and plenty of programmed concern …

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Unconventional Shooting Positions

  By Guy J. Sagi Hunters often find themselves dealing with varied terrain and wrestling through thick brush that makes delivering an accurate, single-and-humane shot a challenge. Yet, many of us restrict our practice to a comfortably seated bench with the rifle anchored solidly in a rest or on sandbags, …

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Helping Wildlife Through the Winter

  By Jason Herbert Each year the rigors of the fall rut take their toll on any self-respecting buck. Sadly Mother Nature’s cruel timing of winter also doesn’t help either. When the bitter winds and piling snow start whipping in, especially right after these animals have just been through an …

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BEST OF SHOT 2017 – HUNTING: Part 2

By Tony Martins Continued from BEST of SHOT – HUNTING: Part 1 BENELLI Big news at Benelli is the full redesign of their venerable Super Black Eagle semi-auto shotgun. Although nearly 10 years of development have gone into the platform, Benelli engineers have nevertheless improved ergonomics and functionality while updating …

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Best of SHOT Show 2017 – Pete Rogers

  By Pete Rogers SHOT SHOW 2017 is a wrap for me and like always, I have put together a list of the items I saw that impressed me the most. Granted, I did not see everything, and I am sure I missed some excellent products. Next year, I will …

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Vortex Optics: Razor HD Gen II Rifle Scope

  By Trampas Swanson Perhaps the fastest growing name in the optics industry within recent years has got to be that of Vortex Optics. Everywhere you look in magazines and on TV, top names in shooting sports and tactical training are running products from this relative new comer to the …