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BEST OF SHOT 2017 – HUNTING: Part 1

  By Tony Martins Attendance at the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s 2017 Shooting Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT) was the second highest ever, boasting nearly 65,000 industry professionals and 1600 exhibiting companies on the main show floors, and scores of first-time exhibitors. In addition to a mind boggling array …

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SHOT Show Range Day 2017

  By David Link SHOT Show’s Industry Day At The Range provides an unique opportunity to try out new products that will appear on the SHOT Show floor later in the week. This annual event is held at the Boulder City Rifle and Pistol Club outside of the Las Vegas …

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Dreaming of a “Lottery” Rifle…

  By Tony Martins So, your fabulously rich uncle passed on to the Happy Hunting Grounds and left you his fortune, or maybe you won the lottery and have been wondering what to do with all that surplus cash. Ranking high on my wish list would be a new “dream” …

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Gun Range Etiquette

  A visit to your local gun range can be great fun, and it’s a valuable way to hone your marksmanship skills in a comfortable environment. However, if you or a fellow range visitor don’t adhere to basic range etiquette, the environment can quickly become uncomfortable. Do yourself a favor …

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How To Select A Weapon Mounted Light

  A weapon mounted light (WML) can provide a significant advantage in self-defense and home defense situations, and if you haven’t considered one for your pistol, rifle or shotgun platform, now is the time to do so. Today’s WMLs come in a variety of configurations and styles, and you’ll want …

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Best Gear For Alligator Hunting

  By Pete Rogers Since the popularity of the television show Swamp People, hunters all across the country have become enamored with hunting alligators. In my home state of South Carolina, hunting alligators is a lottery, and getting drawn is pretty much sketchy at best. In the nine years we …

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Caching And Burying Firearms

  The idea of burying your guns underground seems crazy to some, but for many, it’s a logical decision to be evaluated, especially in today’s political climate. We imagine the founding fathers would adamantly support this decision even today. However you don’t just want to wrap your firearm in plastic, …

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Prohibited By Amazon: Adjustable Stocks

  In our Prohibited by Amazon series, we’ve looked at items like handguards, gun slings and more. Up next we turn our attention to prohibited stocks on Amazon, namely adjustable stocks. Amazon describes these items as “any non-fixed stock, including telescoping, folding and collapsible stocks.” Adjustable stocks provide a wealth …

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Bullpup Basics

  By Seth R. Nadel Bullpup – what an odd name for something that has nothing to do with either cattle or dogs. A Bullpup is a rifle or shotgun, where the action lies behind the trigger group. This allows a long barrel in a short overall length firearm. The …