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My Accidental Scout Rifle

By Kip Staton I didn’t set out to build a scout rifle. But when a family member told me we may have a chance this fall to shoot hogs on his property, I opened the safe to see what I had to hunt in heavy brush with. Nothing immediately stood …

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Long Range Shot Process: Kestrel Is Key

  By Kip Staton I’ve always struggled with cold bore shots, and the culprit is almost always the wind. Frankly, my wind calling skills are not that great. Sure, after the first shot, I can walk things in fairly predictably. I even get lucky every now and then with a …

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FN PS90 Review

  By Trampas Swanson Over the past few decades, a handful of firearms have been invented to break the mold of the traditional rifle platform. The most popular example of this would be the 1960’s era AR 15 platform taking leave of the historical wood and steel for polymer and …

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The Grandfather of Modern Sniping

  By John M. Buol Jr. You’ve probably never heard of the man that is one of the most important influences on modern sniping. Any good, long-standing program will have many important, influencing figures and won’t be the work of any one person. Most gun owners with a passing interest …

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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 …