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Tag Team Turkeys

  By Jason Herbert A good hunting buddy is hard to come by. If you can find a friend who will follow you to the ends of the earth, vouch for all of your lame excuses with your wife, and keep your secret spots secret- then by all means hang …

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Get To Know Conceal And Carry: Ammo Selection

By David Link In this next installment in our series about conceal and carry, we will examine self-defense ammunition selection for your conceal and carry weapon. While ammo selection isn’t quite as complicated as other aspects of conceal and carry (relatively speaking), it is still a vastly important part of …

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When The Lights Go Out: Surviving Moisture And Humidity

  By Guy Sagi You’re ready to survive—even thrive—when the unthinkable happens, but have you taken steps to ensure your guns, ammo, food and gear don’t fall victim to moisture and humidity long before you need them? It’s fashionable for the mainstream media to paint preppers with a broad brush, …

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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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Get To Know Conceal And Carry: Holster Options

  By David Link Now that we’ve examined state regulations for conceal and carry and proper handgun selection, it’s time to move on to another vital part of carrying a concealed weapon: your chosen carry or holster method. Selecting the right holster can make all the difference in terms of …

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Overview of Shotgun Ammo: Gauges, Loads, Shots, Slugs and More

  By Luke Brandenburg Shotguns are some of the oldest shoulder-fire weapons still used today. They are extremely versatile and meet the needs of hunting, home defense, tactical and other applications. With that versatility comes an abundance of features and options that can make purchasing these weapons and their ammunition …

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Get To Know Conceal And Carry: Pistol Selection

  By David Link Now that we’ve touched on many of the regulations that are important for those new to conceal and carry, it is time to turn to the important task of self-defense pistol selection. In this second part, we’ll approach conceal and carry from the viewpoint of a …

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Target Angle For Hunters

  By John Buol Shot placement trumps all concerns about equipment. This begins with marksmanship skill and continues with anatomy knowledge. To be effective in the field, hunters must remember the vital zone of their quarry is a three-dimensional mass of internal organs located inside the chest cavity. The hunter …

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Get To Know Concealed Carry: The Regulations

  By David Link So you’ve decided to investigate concealed carry options in your state. Just searching “concealed carry” on the web can lead to a myriad of different sites, some good and some that will throw you off track. What if you just want the story of concealed carry …