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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 …

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Shun Classic Chef’s Knife Review

  By David Link I enjoy cooking, and although I’ve never had any formal culinary training, I’m always trying new techniques and working new ingredients into my dishes. I’m certainly not a “follow the recipe exactly” type of guy either, and I prefer to think of cooking as a fluid …

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Walther Creed Review

  By Trampas Swanson Over the past 5 years, the shooting industry has seen a definite trend in the market when it comes to preferred choice of calibers for concealed carry and duty use. The 9mm now seems to reign supreme on the retail market by being offered in every …

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New For 2017: Ruger Mark IV 22/45 Lite

  By Trampas Swanson Tradition has always held a very important role in the worldwide shooting industry. In the United States, tradition has helped the immortal 1911 semi-auto pistol and AR15 rifle continue to top sales year after year over new designs and concepts. Manufacturers such as Colt, Springfield, and …

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The Guns of Cowboy Action Shooting – Part 2

  Continued from The Guns of Cowboy Action Shooting – Part 1. Lever Action Force Multiplier Heralded as the “Gun that won the west,” the lever action rifle quickly became a military force multiplier during the American Civil War. The U.S. Army previously employed slow to reload rifles such as …