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Independence Day – Thoughts On The 4th Of July

  By Seth R. Nadel INDEPENDENCE – the dream that brought about our nation. It started when a tyrant, 3,000 miles away, ignored the rights of his subjects. The hereditary ruler, King George, saw lower class people as property, and this continent as a land to be exploited for the …

Rifle Iron Sights vs. Red Dots

  By Vic Laboy Whether you are building your first rifle or a true beginner, you may notice others around you are either sporting a red dot atop their rifle or strictly running iron sights. Although the decision is purely personal preference, there are pros and cons to both configurations. …

Top Five – Concealed Carry Pistols

  By Vic Laboy In this edition of TOP FIVE, we will be reviewing five of the most commonly requested concealed carry pistols on the market. These selected firearms may differ from other lists you may have seen, as these are ones I have seen asked for in my experience …


  By Tony Martins In Part 1 of Best Of SHOT 2018 – Hunting, we reviewed some of the best new hunting implements and projectiles that I ran across on the exhibit floor at the 2018 SHOT Show. In Part 2, we take a look at hunting gear and accessories …

SHOT Show 2018: Best of the Best

  By Trampas Swanson Over the past few weeks, has posted some fantastic views and commentary from the recent industry-only annual trade show in Las Vegas, NV aptly titled, SHOT SHOW 2018. These daily posts covered tons of new products coming for this fiscal year but can hardly capture …

Best Of SHOT Show 2018 – Top Products

  By Pete Rogers The Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show wrapped up its annual trade show in Las Vegas, NV in late January and the floor was full of new products for 2018. The future looks bright for everyone who loves the shooting and hunting sports. Here are some of …


By Tony Martins Touted as one of the “best ever,” the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s 2018 Shooting Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show is now in the books. From humble beginnings with 5600 attendees in St. Louis in 1979, SHOT has grown to become the largest trade show of its kind …

Best Of SHOT Show 2018 From The Editor

  By David Link This year marked the 40th anniversary of SHOT Show, the largest industry convention centered around firearms, ammunition and outdoor gear. From the first SHOT Show in St. Louis to the now established home of the show in Las Vegas, the convention has showcased countless developments in …

SHOT Show 2018 Day Three

  As SHOT Show 2018 begins to wind down, we have more product announcements and news from some of the top brands in the industry. Vortex Vortex has a slew of new products for 2018 including advanced versions of the popular Razor HD riflescope, two new models in the value …