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Building Skill With Dry Practice

By John Buol How much improvement can a shooter gain with just fifteen minutes of daily dry practice? Highly skilled capabilities are possible only to those willing to invest time in training and practice. In Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell spelled out the “10,000-Hour Rule” repeatedly stating that the key to success …

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Types Of Ammunition: Rimfire vs. Centerfire

  By David Link If you’re relatively new to shooting, it can be a great advantage to learn more about the different types of ammo available. You’ll be able to shop smart and select the best round and bullet for the job, but to get a full idea of the …

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David Link

  I grew up in the Midwest with a strong background in the outdoors. My father, grandfathers, and a whole host of uncles exposed me to hunting, fishing, and even some rarer outdoor activities like mushroom hunting. I feel fortunate to have grown up in small town America with such …

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The Most Recognizable Brand In the Outdoor Industry: Browning

By David Link The story of the Browning Arms Company is one of the Browning family. When John Moses Browning burst onto the firearm manufacturing scene in the late 1800s, his designs took the firearm world by storm, and he created a revolution in firearms technology that has never been …

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Sound Suppressors Explained

By Mike Searson One of the most misunderstood and controversial accessories for shooting enthusiasts in the United States are sound suppressors, more popularly known as silencers. Throughout most of the rest of the world they are as regulated as an automobile muffler and can be bought over the counter with …

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Mike Searson

Mike Searson grew up in New York City and fired his first rifle as a 17 year old Marine Infantryman. He has been collecting and shooting firearms ever since. Everything from relics of the old west to modern suppressors and black rifles. His love for firearms lead him to various …

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Jorge Amselle

  Jorge Amselle is the author of the “Gun Digest’s Shooter’s Guide to Concealed Carry” and blogs at www.GunsNTacos.com. He is an NRA certified firearms instructor, a military veteran, bullseye shooter, and full time professional firearms writer for various national gun magazines, including Combat Handguns, Guns and Weapons for Law …

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Luke Brandenburg

Throughout my youth, I always felt an enduring connection with the outdoors. Most of the best moments of my life have been spent camping, hunting and fishing with family and friends miles away from the nearest convenience store. I will never lose my relationship with the outdoors, and hope to …

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John Buol

I started shooting during High School, first by participating in local, unsanctioned Smallbore events. After graduating Army IET (basic training) I realized that the Army does not know how to train marksmanship and began competing seriously, primarily in USPSA Limited class (iron sight practical pistol) and National Guard-hosted combat matches …