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Henry Golden Boy Silver Rifle Review

  By Trampas Swanson It is said that “Out of darkness, comes light.” In 1861, dark was certainly the case for the modern US firearms industry. The United States was in the midst of a bloody civil war turning brother against brother in the name of preserving the Union. Cap …

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Leupold VX-5 HD 2-10x42mm Riflescope Review

  By Guy Sagi Simpler and Better – Leupold’s new VX-5HD 2-10x42mm CDS-ZL2 continues the company’s dedication to innovation internally, but shuns the kind of useless modern-day complication on the user interface that so-often muddies field expediency. It’s a refreshing in a world of technological confusion, and an under-reported subtle …

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SOG Kiku Assisted Knife Review

  By Jared Peltz For the readers who caught our review of the Q Series Multi-tools from SOG Tools, you’ll be glad to know they weren’t the only items the Swanson Media Group staff members were able to put their hands on at SHOT SHOW earlier this year from the …

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LTO Tracker: Field Testing Leupold’s New Thermal Imaging Optic

  By Tony Martins If you’ve ever dreamed about having Superhuman or even “Predator” vision, the LTO-Tracker thermal imager deserves a place on your wish list. It was easy to overlook Leupold’s LTO-Tracker when I ran across it for the first time at the 2017 SHOT Show. Only 5.6 inches …

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Havalon EXP Knife Review

  By David Link Havalon has been a leader in hunting knives for years, but their newest knife builds upon the company’s strengths while branching out in a new direction. We review their new every day carry model, the Havalon EXP. The EXP is Havalon’s first everyday carry (EDC) knife, …

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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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FIRST LOOK: Nikon LaserForce Rangefinder Binocular

  By Tony Martins The new Nikon LaserForce is a top-notch hunting binocular, and the performance of its integrated laser rangefinder is strong! My “first look” at the Nikon LaserForce Rangefinder Binocular came at the 2017 SHOT Show, reported back in January in my article Best Of SHOT 2017 – …

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Benelli M4 Shotgun – 922 (R) Compliance Build

  By Trampas Swanson Continued from: Benelli M4 Shotgun Review. M1014 Upgrades – 922 (R) Compliance Thanks to our overly restrictive Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, Tobacco and Explosives, we as legal gun owners are not trusted nor allowed by our government to have the full-length tube of the M1014 with …

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Benelli M4 Shotgun Review

  By Trampas Swanson Throughout history, perhaps one of the most underestimated battlefield tools in the world is the shotgun. Traditionally, not as sexy as the sniper’s surgeon-like precision rifle or the heavy gunner’s belt fed full auto machine gun, the shotgun has often been an afterthought when it came …