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Sig Sauer P365 Review

  By Trampas Swanson One of the hottest trends in the firearms industry for the past decade has centered around building the perfect firearm for conceal and carry. Manufacturers have long battled to produce a reliable concealed firearm within certain specific parameters. The pistol must balance reliability, magazine capacity, and …

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Hawke Sport Optics XB1 SR Crossbow Scope Review

  By Nancy Jo Adams Not so long ago, the topic of crossbow hunting was met with controversial discussion and was often debated among hunters. Many states only allowed the elderly or those with a physical impairment to hunt with a crossbow by permit. It took several years for crossbows …

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Steiner H4Xi 3-12×56 Review: Quality in the Basics

By Kip Staton kipstaton.com I like technical scopes. Optics with intricate elevation knobs, long instruction manuals, and complex reticles are some of my favorite things to write about. I just enjoy learning about them, using them in the field, and always looking at what’s new. So when the Steiner H4Xi …

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Vortex Razor AMG UH-1 Review

  By Trampas Swanson For the past five years, Vortex Optics has been one of the hottest companies in the firearms industry. They have gained the most fame by bridging the huge gap between bargain budget scopes / red dots to high end products. By offering better pricing on familiar …

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Taurus Raging Bull Revolver Review

  By Pete Rogers Several years ago, I read an article about hunting with a pistol. I was intrigued. Until that time, I never thought of a pistol, or handgun, as a weapon used for killing animals. I always saw them as a personal protection gun and one for the …

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Zeiss Terra ED 10×42 Binocular Review

  By Tony Martins “Simple and rugged” is how Zeiss Sport Optics describes their “entry class” binoculars and riflescopes, called TERRA. It’s been five years since new management at Carl Zeiss made the decision to break from tradition and expand their binocular and riflescope lines to include moderately priced models …

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Kestrel 5700 Elite vs. 5700 Ballistic: Which is Right for You?

By Kip Staton kipstaton.com Many readers may balk at the high cost of entry associated with a ballistics powerhouse like the Kestrel 5700 Elite. It’s not a cheap tool, but it goes without saying that a more-than-basic wind meter is essential for the serious rifle shooter. While we did an …

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Desert Eagle .50 AE Review

  By Trampas Swanson Rarely does a firearm come along that is so unusual and powerful, it manages to transcend the firearms industry to become recognized worldwide by shooters and non-shooters alike. Due to television shows such as Miami Vice, The Shield and The Walking Dead as well as movies …

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GHG Jekyll & Hyde Decoy by Avery Outdoors Review

  By Nancy Jo Adams If you are an avid turkey hunter, you are sure to own several turkey decoys, if not your own large flock. Every season, new decoys hit the market; some new and improved, and others just a little different. I have always been drawn to the …