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Shooting Innovations Recoil Reducing Device Review

  By Mike Burchett I had the chance to try something new this past weekend. I’ve had this idea for a while and it all started when I began watching The Walking Dead. My mind often wanders to a post apocalyptic time where I must find sanctuary with minimal gear …

How To Determine Your Best Field Shooting Positions

  By John Buol Shots afield are always freestyle. Provided the hunter hits, there is no wrong approach. In contrast, shooting positions are dictated in many forms of organized shooting. In some competitions, specific distances and strings of fire will direct what position to use and when. Little variability is …

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How To Select A Gun Safe

  By David Link The selection of the right gun safe is an important choice, and one that requires research and forethought. A gun safe is a significant investment just like the firearms it will hold, and it is prudent to choose a quality safe that will protect your cherished …

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Shooting Sports 101: An Overview of Trap, Skeet, and Clay Shooting

  By Luke Brandenburg Shotgun shooting sports have been growing in popularity for over a century in the United States. They offer an excellent way to practice your skills or simply to enjoy your shotgun with friends. Each shooting sport offers its own unique way to shatter some clay! For …

Magpul PMAGs – Everything You Wanted To Know

  By David Curtis Magpul Industries Corp makes two different 30 round AR magazines that do almost exactly the same thing. Why would they do that? And which one is right for you? We’ll explore the differences and similarities of the two designs together so that you’ll be able to …

Magazines: Understanding Capacity Restrictions

  Magazine capacity restrictions are a hotly debated topic today, and like it or not, you have to factor them in when you’re shopping for a variety of firearms including rifles and pistols. We take a second to examine many of the bans in place today as well as the …

How To Evaluate High-End AR-15 Triggers

  By Trampas Swanson The AR-15: Perhaps the most widely sold firearm in American history; truly today’s modern musket in all sense of the term. It’s not uncommon for the average AR-15 enthusiast to own not one, but multiple rifles of this design. As the industry develops new and better …

Youth Turkey Hunting Tips

  By David Link Has your son or daughter expressed interest in hunting this year? Or is there another young hunter out there who wants to get into the sport but doesn’t have anyone to take them under the wing? Well this year is the year to initiate another young …

Springfield Armory XD-S Single Stack .45ACP – Noticeably Unnoticeable

  By Tony Martins Recall is an interesting phenomenon. Some experiences can be recalled from one’s gray matter vault into consciousness almost instantly with exacting detail, while others emerge with vagueness and only after considerable pondering. I remember my first experience with the then spanking new XD-S handgun from Springfield …