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Get To Know Conceal And Carry: Pistol Selection

  By David Link Now that we’ve touched on many of the regulations that are important for those new to conceal and carry, it is time to turn to the important task of self-defense pistol selection. In this second part, we’ll approach conceal and carry from the viewpoint of a …

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The M1911: History And Legacy

  By David Link While firearms like the Colt Revolver dominated as the popular pistols of the 1800s, a new semi-automatic handgun burst upon the scene in the early 1900s, and it is still in service in some regard with its initial purchaser, the US Military. Even today it is …

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Get To Know Concealed Carry: The Regulations

  By David Link So you’ve decided to investigate concealed carry options in your state. Just searching “concealed carry” on the web can lead to a myriad of different sites, some good and some that will throw you off track. What if you just want the story of concealed carry …

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Understanding The AR Pistol Brace Controversy

  By David Link There has been much chatter about the use of a stabilizing brace with an AR pistol in the past year or so, and the ATF has recently released a clarification of the rules here. But for those of you who aren’t quite sure what this whole …

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Understanding Different Types Of Bullets

  By David Link When you’re shopping for the right ammunition, it pays to have a good understanding of the different bullet types out there. The differences can be drastic, and if you select the wrong ammo for the job, you could end up placing yourself as well as others …

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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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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 …