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The Benelli MP 95E Atlanta

  By Mike Searson Every shooter has a list of firearms that will end up in his will. That is: they will never be sold under any circumstances whatsoever. The shooter will live under a bridge with those guns stashed somewhere before he sells one to pay for a meal …

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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 …

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Ruger Blackhawk: Versatility and Durability in the Spirit of the Old West

  -By Tony Martins– The Ruger Blackhawk Single-Action Revolver has been in continuous production for 60 years. Though not without a few changes along the way, this is nonetheless a remarkable record for this venerable six-shooter. Trying to come up with another product from the mid-1950’s in the durable goods …

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What Is The One Firearm You Can’t Live Without?

  By David Link When you think about the most important weapon in your gun safe, what would be the one gun you can’t live without? Let’s set aside family heirlooms and rare guns and just talk in basics for a while. Factors like the place you live, the shooting …

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Pistol Action Overview

  -By Luke Brandenburg– From the classic single action revolver of the Wild West to the fully automatic “machine pistols” used in warfare today, there are many different types of pistol actions available. Learn some basics about pistol action styles before you buy your next handgun! For those unfamiliar with …

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How To Choose A Pistol Light

  By David Curtis Today I want to look at what I feel is one of the most important and yet often neglected firearm accessories, particularly for weapons that may be used in self-defense. I’m referring to the flashlight. I want to look at why lights are important, which ones …

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The Kel-Tec PMR-30 – A Fire-Breathing Zombie Deterrent

  By Tony Martins As a writer with an opinion about almost everything outdoors, I field my fair share of questions. For the past couple of years one of the most frequently asked questions has been: “Do you know somebody who can get me one of those 30-shot .22 Magnum …

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Classic Guns You Should Purchase Today

  By David Link Some firearms never go out of style. Whether they are well-kept originals, restored classics, or new production models of longstanding designs, collectors and firearm enthusiasts should always keep the following firearms on their wishlist. Let’s examine some classic firearms that are great to own, stand the …

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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 …