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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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The Importance of Extra Ammo?

  By Jason Herbert Recently while reading James Wesley Rawles book “Patriots” I got to thinking… about a lot of things. The book details in very realistic fiction how fragile the U.S. economy is, and how quickly it could collapse. At that point our paper currency as we know it …

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Turkey Hunting Tips And Tactics From The Pros

  By Nancy Jo Adams With turkey hunting being my passion, I have had the opportunity over the years to talk with some of the industry’s most popular turkey hunters. I sought out two of these notorious turkey hunters, Eddie Salter and Preston Pittman, to give us their tactics on …

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Nancy Jo Adams

Nancy Jo Adams is an avid accomplished huntress, owner/founder of Ladies in Camo, freelance and staff writer for several print publications and online media sources. Nancy Jo enjoys being active in social media and penning her blog, Shenanigans From the Field. Among various skills, she is known in the industry …

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Essential Checklist For Firearm Maintenance

  By David Link Any substantial investment deserves protection, and this is certainly the case for those valued firearms that you store in your gun safe. Even if you’re a first time firearm owner, a good collection of maintenance tools and cleaning materials is something you should always have around …

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How the Right Choke Tube Can Help You Grab More Gobblers

  By Luke Brandenburg Choke tubes represent one of the most important tools for getting the results you want, especially for turkey hunters. Those who understand how they work and how to use them will have an advantage over other turkey hunters this season! To anyone who hunts with a …

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The Monolith of Mediocre: Benchrest Considered Harmful

  By John Buol There is never a practical need for a field or hunting rifle to touch a benchrest. Never. True, you often see benchrests used on ranges (in America, at least) and discussed in gun literature, but this is a result of institutional inertia and not based on …