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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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Top Five Elk Rifles

  By Pete Rogers Whenever a sporting writer attempts to make a list of firearms, it opens themselves up to all sorts of ridicule and insults. Occasionally the blind hog finds an acorn and a few readers agree with a portion of what you wrote. Hopefully the latter will be …

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Tactical Course Preparation

  Getting maximum value out of your tactical training dollar. by John M. Buol Jr. If you’re interested in learning or improving tactical shooting skills, there is no shortage of instructors and schools offering courses. Taking a good class from a reputable instructor will fast track your ability, but it …

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Keep Your Hunting Eye Sharp

  By Jason Herbert There’s only one way to continue to get better at something, and that is by doing it. Therefore, it makes logical sense that hunters should be practicing their shooting skills throughout the summer. Here’s a quick guide for how to stay sharp, and a few products …

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Three Rifles From Three Countries: Belgium – FN USA: FN15

  by John M. Buol Jr. Continued from: Three Rifles From Three Countries: UK – L852A and Three Rifles From Three Countries: Australia – F90. The FN15 is a commercially-released version of an AR-15 from Fabrique Nationale d’Herstal. Before passing this off as yet-another AR-15, this is a model from …

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The Perfect Lady’s Rifle

  By Linda M. Gilbertson www.ladiesdayllc.com With rare exception, women are smaller boned.  We have figures. Our cheek bones are higher. Our necks are proportionately longer. The length of our arms corresponds to our heights which are generally shorter.  We’re not as strong nor do we have the muscle mass …

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Three Rifles From Three Countries: Australia F90

  By John M. Buol Jr. Continued from: Three Rifles From Three Countries: UK – L852A. Australia: F90 The AUG (Armee Universal Gewehr or universal army rifle) started as a 5.56mm bullpup assault rifle designed in the early 1970s by Steyr that was adopted by the Austrian Army as the …

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Three Rifles From Three Countries: UK – L85A2

  by John M. Buol Jr. NATO and Commonwealth militaries consolidated to common ammunition types after World War Two as a means to help mutual allies with supply. Despite this, each military uses different rifles to launch this ammo. Here are examples of rifles used from three different countries. United …

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Leupold VX-3i LRP 4.5-14x50mm Review

  By Kip Staton www.kipstaton.com To be quite honest, this is the first Leupold product I’ve come across in a long time that I’ve actually gotten excited about. Leupold’s newest scope combines features at a mid-range price level that the long range target shooter can truly appreciate. Like the name …