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Bore Sight Options

  By David Link There are many different ways to deploy a bore sight when zeroing your scope, laser sight or iron sights. The wise shooter knows that it’s best to zero your scope at home before you head out to the range, and there is no better way to …

Five Reasons You Shouldn’t Reload Your Own Ammunition

  By Kip Staton It’s nearly the summer of 2015, and by now even the most casual of shooters are familiar with the economically harsh realities of being an American gun owner during tumultuous legislative times. Ammunition in all calibers is expensive, and it’s not getting any cheaper, or easier …

Airguns: They’re Not Just For Kids (Anymore)

  By Tony Martins For generations boys and girls have learned valuable lessons from the BB-gun. Those who didn’t have one wanted one. Despite the famous Hollywood narrative “… you’ll shoot your eye out” in the classic 1983 movie “A Christmas Story,” millions of kids continue to learn personal responsibility …

Mossberg vs. Remington: Which is Better?

  By Luke Brandenburg The debate between the Mossberg 500 and Remington 870 has been raging for decades. Join us as we dive in to some of the details, similarities and differences of these two popular pump-actions shotguns! When anyone starts looking for a shotgun, the names of Mossberg and …

Five Outdoor Activities To Do With Dad

  By David Link Father’s Day is a great chance to get out and enjoy the outdoors. While some families have a set tradition that they celebrate year after year, those that don’t have an opportunity to try something new or revive an old activity. In case you’re still not …

Tools To Practice Your Shot At Home

  By David Link Like it or not, you can’t always practice at the range. Gas costs, soaring ammo costs, and range fees can really add up, and there isn’t enough time or money in the week to match up recommended practice time with the time you actually get to …

How To Choose An AR Stock

  By David Curtis I believe at this point it’s safe to say that the AR-15 is the most modular firearm of all time. It was probably already true at the beginning of the global war on terror, but its popularity and the dazzling variety of accessory options has absolutely …

Timed Shooting And The Big Game Hunter

  By John M. Buol Jr. Anyone with a brain realizes hunters need at least a basic level of marksmanship competence. Despite the fact that organized conservation hunting has been conducted in this country for over a century and hunter safety programs have been proffered for over six decades, there …

Parallel Thumb Placement

  By Guy Sagi It may be the result of a death grip on a precision rifle’s wrist, sympathetic movement as the trigger finger begins its press or torqueing during the process, but your famously opposable digit could be doing you a disservice at distance and there’s a scientific reason. …