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Timed Shooting And The Big Game Hunter

  By John M. Buol Jr. Anyone with a brain realizes hunters need at least a basic level of marksmanship competence. Despite the fact that organized conservation hunting has been conducted in this country for over a century and hunter safety programs have been proffered for over six decades, there …

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Parallel Thumb Placement

  By Guy Sagi It may be the result of a death grip on a precision rifle’s wrist, sympathetic movement as the trigger finger begins its press or torqueing during the process, but your famously opposable digit could be doing you a disservice at distance and there’s a scientific reason. …

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What Is The One Firearm You Can’t Live Without?

  By David Link When you think about the most important weapon in your gun safe, what would be the one gun you can’t live without? Let’s set aside family heirlooms and rare guns and just talk in basics for a while. Factors like the place you live, the shooting …

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The Appleseed Project

  Forging Responsible Citizens Through Marksmanship -By John Buol– The All Army Smallarms Championships loomed and I needed to train for it. Mobilized to active duty and assigned to a military post without readily-available range facilities for personal use, my only option was an abandoned quarry zoned for shooting. The …

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How To Mount A Scope

  By Trampas Swanson As a gunsmith, one of the basic tasks I perform regularly in my shop for clients is scope mounting. This includes everything from red dot sights to high power, long range scopes. While it’s not hard to do, scope mounting does take careful measures to secure …

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SIG Sauer M400: Always Reliable

  By Guy Sagi It’s not the most classic rifle in my gun safe, nor does it have a long family history like many of my other firearms, but if the apocalypse is knocking at the door, my SIG Sauer M400 will be the first thing I pull out and …

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Customizing the Ruger 10/22

  -By Mike Searson– Ruger’s little 10/22 rifle may be the “Chevy Small Block” of semiautomatic rim fire rifles. With over 7 million rifles sold, very few seem to remain in stock configuration. This is due to an incredible array of aftermarket parts and accessories that can transform the Ruger …

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My Remington 700

  By Pete Rogers My affection towards my Remington 700 is well earned. It is not the gun I researched and decided to buy. It came about in a roundabout manner. I was perfectly happy with my other Remington, but one day, a little over twenty five years ago I …

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Classic Guns You Should Purchase Today

  By David Link Some firearms never go out of style. Whether they are well-kept originals, restored classics, or new production models of longstanding designs, collectors and firearm enthusiasts should always keep the following firearms on their wishlist. Let’s examine some classic firearms that are great to own, stand the …