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Smith & Wesson M&P 15-22 Safety Alert

If you have purchased a Smith & Wesson M&P 15-22 Rifle made before February 1, 2019, then Smith & Wesson recommends you not fire it until it has been inspected and the bolt replaced (if needed). The company has identified a manufacturing defect in breech face counter length bore depth …

Home Defense – Pistol, Rifle, or Shotgun

By Vic Laboy You’re enjoying a late-night movie with your spouse or resting on your day off when you’re startled by the sound of glass shattering. After investigating, you discover a home invasion is in progress and you must defend yourself against an attacker. What is your go-to home defense …

BEST OF SHOT for HUNTING – 2019 Part 2

By Tony Martins Hunters are explorers by nature. Just imagine the joy in exploring more than 2400 exhibits over four full days at the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s Shooting Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show! A few more of the best new products I found for hunters and hunting applications at …

BEST OF SHOT for HUNTING 2019 – Part 1

By Tony Martins The National Shooting Sports Foundation kicked off 2019 with its annual “Shooting Hunting and Outdoor Trade” Show in Las Vegas last week. SHOT is the largest trade show of its kind in the world. Covered by 2400 members of the media, attendees come from 100+ countries and …

Best Of SHOT Show 2019 – From The Editor

The 41st SHOT Show (and the 10th annual at the Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas) has come to a conclusion, and there is plenty to recap post-show. This year featured more exhibitors than ever before with a whopping 2,400 brands. If you were to visit each and every booth …

May Your Holidays be Happy and Healthy

  By Tony Martins …With Apologies to Clement Clarke Moore and Henry Livingston Jr. Growing up on my grandparent’s small dairy farm in Southern California in the 1950’s, my year-end holiday season was a little different than most of my schoolmates. There were no “holidays” from feeding, watering and milking …

What I Want For Christmas!

By Seth R. Nadel Yes, this is the time of year when scribes like me are asked to write out lists of suggested gifts for your friends and family. I have been there, done that, got the tee shirt and the hat! This year, I am going to write about …

Stocking Stuffers That Won’t Be Re-Gifted

By Tony Martins Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone, yet many of us still have some gift shopping to do for the Holiday Season. If outdoorsmen and/or women are on your list, here are a few gift ideas that are virtually guaranteed to be appreciated by recipients, …

Why You Need A Trauma Kit

By Carlos Huerta If you’re carrying a firearm, your EDC should also include a trauma kit. It doesn’t matter how big or what type. It needs to be with you. Statistically, you are more likely to face a medical emergency than a gunfight. Having a medical kit on your person …