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NSSF Shooting Sports Camp

  Tips from the pros. By Guy J. Sagi Seven pros at the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) Fantasy Shooting Sports Camp in April offered different techniques, tips and perspectives to the shooters who attended. Here’s a little of their 3-gun wisdom, and how you can get better, faster and …

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The Guns of a Federal Agent – Long Guns And Custom Guns

  Continued from The Guns Of A Federal Agent – Pistols. By Seth Nadel Early on, before I worked on the Southern border, Agents carried a lot of different long guns. These included WWII M3 .45 caliber “grease guns” and Thompson Submachine guns, M1 carbines, and early AR15’s. Even personal …

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The Guns of Cowboy Action Shooting – Part 2

  Continued from The Guns of Cowboy Action Shooting – Part 1. Lever Action Force Multiplier Heralded as the “Gun that won the west,” the lever action rifle quickly became a military force multiplier during the American Civil War. The U.S. Army previously employed slow to reload rifles such as …

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Firearms Etiquette

  By Seth R. Nadel Whenever you are around firearms, there is a certain way they are to be handled, both for safety and as a matter of decorum. Some new gun owners have never been exposed to these methods, so a review is in order. The first consideration and …

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BEST OF SHOT 2017 – HUNTING: Part 2

By Tony Martins Continued from BEST of SHOT – HUNTING: Part 1 BENELLI Big news at Benelli is the full redesign of their venerable Super Black Eagle semi-auto shotgun. Although nearly 10 years of development have gone into the platform, Benelli engineers have nevertheless improved ergonomics and functionality while updating …

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Mossberg 835 Ulti-Mag Review

  An unforgettable Christmas gift. By Jason Herbert My personal waterfowl caller, guide and decoy carrier happens to be my oldest son. We work as a team and have made several incredible memories together in the woods. I’m the expert turkey caller and guide, and he’s the waterfowl expert. We …

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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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Partridge and Grouse Hunting Gear

  By Luke Brandenburg The best partridge and grouse hunters always bring the right gear to the hunt. Taking unnecessary items will weigh you down, but forgetting the essentials can ruin your hunt! Of all the upland game birds, partridge and grouse are definitely some of the most challenging to …

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Pheasant Hunting Gear

  By Luke Brandenburg While you don’t need a ton of gear for pheasant hunting, choosing the right shotgun, shells, chokes, clothing and more will make a big difference out in the fields! When compared to many other hunts, the pile of gear you need when pheasant hunting is significantly …