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The “Rise” Challenge for Women

  By Linda M. Gilbertson www.ladysdayllc.com When you hear the word “rise” you think of the rise of the muzzle of your firearm.  This word also appears in the purchase of pants.  This is particularly important for women as the “rise” of their pants will determine IWB vs. OWB carry. …

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Taurus 941 .22 Magnum Revolver Review

  By Trampas Swanson Whether it’s camping, hiking, fishing, hunting or even just plinking, the need for a dependable small-bore handgun will always be greater than any other platform. With the lighter weight than that of a larger caliber gun and the ability to carry to a couple hundred rounds …

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Vortex Pistol Red Dots: Venom & Viper

  By Trampas Swanson One of the hottest trends in the firearms industry over the past two years has clearly become the handgun mounted red dot. As a long-time staple of Unlimited Class competition pistols, the manufacturers have found ways to make the red dots smaller and more durable to …

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Finish Your Training

  By Seth R. Nadel Many have written about finishing the fight – but we also need to finish our training. By that I mean we need to train in what we are going to do immediately after a shooting, as well as in the long term. It’s not enough …

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The History of ATF Form 4473

  By Linda M. Gilbertson The author was an ATF Agent during the late 70’s early 80’s. www.ladiesdayllc.com Adam Winkle a professor at UCLA School of Law, wrote in Gunfight:  The Battle of the Right to Bear Arms in America, that Franklin D. Roosevelt was the father of gun control.  …

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NAA .22 Revolver Review

  By Trampas Swanson It’s been a long day and you are returning home for the evening. You are approached by a knife wielding assailant walking across the front yard demanding your wallet and keys. You reach back for your trusty .45 Auto 1911 located just behind your hip to …

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NSSF Shooting Sports Camp

  Tips from the pros. By Guy J. Sagi Seven pros at the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) Fantasy Shooting Sports Camp in April offered different techniques, tips and perspectives to the shooters who attended. Here’s a little of their 3-gun wisdom, and how you can get better, faster and …

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Nikon Monarch 7i VR Rangefinder Review With Alpha Dog Down

Heath Baker with Alpha Dog Down tackles the canyons and ridges of eastern Colorado to test out Nikon’s newest rangefinder, the Nikon Monarch 7i VR. This revolutionary device provides vibration reduction to provide more accurate readings in the field, and it ranges up to 1000 yards for powerful performance in …

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CCW Tips

  By Seth R. Nadel Over the past 50 years, I have carried every type of handgun in almost every type of holster, all over my body. Along the way, I learned some good ideas while making lots (and lots) of mistakes. Why should you endure the embarrassment I have …