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Henry All Weather 45-70

  By Trampas Swanson In today’s shooting industry, it is easy to get caught up in lasers, lights, magazine capacity, tactical rails, etc. and lose sight of what makes shooting sports exciting in the first place. The skill, patience and discipline of using iron sights and making that first shot …

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Vortex Razor HD 27-60×85 Spotting Scope Review

  Vortex’s new top of the line spotting scope is powerful, vivid, and easy to use, and it edges out similarly priced competitors spotting scopes in its class. By David Link In late 2016, Vortex Optics unveiled their redesign of the popular Vortex Razor HD model. The name is the …

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Silynx Clarius Pro Review

  By Pete Rogers Hunters and shooters have largely been reluctant to add hearing enhancement and protection to their array of gear. Many of us have witnessed moments at the shooting range where someone believes they are more macho or seen as weak if they wear hearing protection. Even members …

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Nikon BLACK X1000 4-16x50SF Illuminated X-MRAD Review

  By Kip Staton kipstaton.com Unless you’ve been living under a rock in the gun blog landscape for the past few years, you know that long-distance rifle games have never been more popular. From matches like the Mammoth Sniper challenge to the somewhat more “domesticated” Precision Rifle Series and casual …

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Nikon BLACK X1000 Scope Review with Alpha Dog Down

  YouTube producer and hunting personality Alpha Dog Down specializes in predator hunting, especially in long range hunting scenarios. An important part of his hunting setup is a good long range scope, and the new Nikon BLACK X1000 Scope is perfect for the job. Check out his video review below, …

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SIG Tango 6 Scope Review

  By Trampas Swanson As with most things within the firearms industry, training, equipment, and tactics are always evolving. Optics are not immune to these trends. To financially survive in the industry, traditional companies such as Leupold, Burris, and Nikon have tried to stay on top of these growing trends. …

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Nikon Black Force 1000 Review

  By Trampas Swanson While attending the firearms industry’s largest event known as the SHOT SHOW in Las Vegas, NV earlier this year, I discovered the newly released Black Force series of scopes from Nikon Optics. Having used Nikon products for over 30 years, I have always associated the company …

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Smith & Wesson M&P® Shield 9mm Ideal for Concealed Carry

  By Nancy Jo Adams When the idea of a concealed carry came full circle with the need for one, I found myself the new owner of a 9mm semi-automatic. I quickly learned that I was not near as accurate with a pistol as I was with my other firearms. …

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To Be or Not to Be – Concealed

  By Linda M. Gilbertson www.ladiesdayllc.com William Shakespeare had a way with words.  Take those words and apply them to the concealment of pistols on one’s body and it opens a myriad of possibilities.  Is the pistol to big, to small, to light, to heavy or is the individual wishing …