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Ruger M77 Hawkeye: Why We Bought One, And Why I Would Buy Another

  By Tony Martins The Ruger M77 Hawkeye in 7mm-08 Remington was the perfect answer to the question: What rifle should I buy for my non-hunting wife for her first big game hunting experience – a plains game trip to South Africa? I did my homework. Women appreciate beauty and …

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How to Become a Distinguished Expert Shooter for $2.50

  By John Buol The National Rifle Association is the largest and oldest defender of Second Amendment freedoms since the Founding Fathers put that indelible mark to paper. In 1871, Major General Ambrose E. Burnside, Brigadier General George Wood Wingate, and Lieutenant Colonel William Conant Church led their delegation of …

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Evaluating AR Handguards

  By Trampas Swanson Perhaps the most loved yet most controversial rifles ever invented, Eugene Stoner’s AR-15, has managed to survive over 50 years of commercial sales. Although originally designed to be a lightweight and simple modular rifle chambered in 5.56 mm x 45 mm NATO, the AR-15 platform has …

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Understanding The AR Pistol Brace Controversy

  By David Link There has been much chatter about the use of a stabilizing brace with an AR pistol in the past year or so, and the ATF has recently released a clarification of the rules here. But for those of you who aren’t quite sure what this whole …

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Twenty-Two Training

  By John Buol Although commonly viewed as just a plinker, shooting .22s can make for serious marksmanship training. “The game of of the small-bore consists in shooting at ranges from 50 feet to 200 yards with .22-caliber rifles… It is the nearest possible approach to bringing rifle shooting to …

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Understanding Different Types Of Bullets

  By David Link When you’re shopping for the right ammunition, it pays to have a good understanding of the different bullet types out there. The differences can be drastic, and if you select the wrong ammo for the job, you could end up placing yourself as well as others …

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The Most Recognizable Brand In the Outdoor Industry: Browning

By David Link The story of the Browning Arms Company is one of the Browning family. When John Moses Browning burst onto the firearm manufacturing scene in the late 1800s, his designs took the firearm world by storm, and he created a revolution in firearms technology that has never been …

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Sound Suppressors Explained

By Mike Searson One of the most misunderstood and controversial accessories for shooting enthusiasts in the United States are sound suppressors, more popularly known as silencers. Throughout most of the rest of the world they are as regulated as an automobile muffler and can be bought over the counter with …