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Selecting A Hunting Scope For Your Rifle

  By Pete Rogers Hunters are particular when it comes to certain kinds of equipment. They become creatures of habit and are comfortable with a brand or style they like. This is especially true when it comes to optics. It seems that when someone finds a scope they like, then …

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Destination Newfoundland

  By Guy J. Sagi The Yukon is legendary for big moose bulls, but if you’re looking for an unusual experience—one that still provides a good chance of bagging the biggest deer species on earth—there’s this island off Canada’s eastern shore that offers a slightly different flavor of adventure. Newfoundland …

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Perfection, Achieved? Vortex Razor HD Gen II 1-6×24 Review

  By Kip Staton The Vortex Razor HD Gen II 1-6×24 represents a top-of-the-line brand with top-of-the-line features, and it is fast becoming a benchmark in the upper end of the AR-15 optics market. Needless to say, the reputation the Razor HD Gen II 1-6×24 has garnered in the three-gun …

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1800GunsAndAmmo Texas Hog Hunt

  Ever wondered what a hog hunt in Texas is like? Well we want to take you along on a recent hunt. A few weeks ago, a couple 1800GunsAndAmmo employees headed out to their deer lease for a day of work and then an evening hog hunt. This is their …

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Reticles: Mil-Dot Versus MOA

  By Jorge Amselle I hate to keep bringing up the old days but it is true. Food tasted better, people had manners and didn’t dress like bums (even the actual bums) and everything cost a nickel. Rifle scopes were also much simpler affairs with fixed magnification and a plain …

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Mirage: It’s Not What It Seems

  By Guy J. Sagi It doesn’t take a degree in physics or a working knowledge of the theory of relativity to harness the power mirage to improve your shooting. In its most basic application, it can be an advantage in hunting, explain one problem at the range, and, with …

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The Anatomy Of A Rifle Scope

  By David Link If this is your first rifle scope purchase, then you need to familiarize yourself with all the basic parts of a rifle scope. Even if this isn’t your first purchase, it never hurts to brush up on your rifle scope anatomy if you’re not familiar with …

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Bore Sight Options

  By David Link There are many different ways to deploy a bore sight when zeroing your scope, laser sight or iron sights. The wise shooter knows that it’s best to zero your scope at home before you head out to the range, and there is no better way to …

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Affordable Rifle Scopes – A Three Brand Comparison

  By David Link These days you can get a lot of bang for your buck when shopping for a rifle scope. To help you narrow your search, we’ve selected three well-known brands that offer good scope options in the $150 – $250 price range: Redfield, Vortex, and Hawke. Today …