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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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Scent Control – Do You Smell Invisible?

  By Tony Martins Sight, sound and smell – these three senses are critically important for animals to live and thrive in the wild. Each is highly refined in both game and predatory animals, whose survival depends on the effective use of these senses virtually everyday of their lives. Hunter …

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Concealed Carry Choices

  By Seth R. Nadel This is the male version of Linda Gilbertson’s piece – To Be Or Not Be Concealed. Men and women are different in a lot of ways. We think differently, dress differently, and look different. And our choices vary as well. Women have curves, and like …

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Nikon Black Force 1000 Review

  By Trampas Swanson While attending the firearms industry’s largest event known as the SHOT SHOW in Las Vegas, NV earlier this year, I discovered the newly released Black Force series of scopes from Nikon Optics. Having used Nikon products for over 30 years, I have always associated the company …

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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 …

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Smith & Wesson M&P® Shield 9mm Ideal for Concealed Carry

  By Nancy Jo Adams When the idea of a concealed carry came full circle with the need for one, I found myself the new owner of a 9mm semi-automatic. I quickly learned that I was not near as accurate with a pistol as I was with my other firearms. …

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To Be or Not to Be – Concealed

  By Linda M. Gilbertson www.ladiesdayllc.com William Shakespeare had a way with words.  Take those words and apply them to the concealment of pistols on one’s body and it opens a myriad of possibilities.  Is the pistol to big, to small, to light, to heavy or is the individual wishing …

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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 …