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Grand Garands: Modern M1 Garand Ownership

  A guide to modern ownership of the M1 Garand. By John M. Buol Jr. U.S. Rifle, Caliber .30, M1 was the first practical self loading rifle to be standard issue by a major military power. A product of Springfield Armory’s consulting engineer John Cantius Garand’s genius, the rifle was …

Beretta ARX100 And ARX160: Fraternal Twins

  By Guy J. Sagi Beretta’s ARX 100 and ARX 160 have the sculpted lines racing enthusiasts have come to expect from exotic Italian cars—without the price tag. The latter rimfire’s similarity to the 5.56 NATO version also allows inexpensive practice that accurately reflects centerfire drills, although the siblings have …

Heckler & Koch: Universal Service Pistol

  By Trampas Swanson Perhaps one the most prestigious names in the world today for top quality military, law enforcement and civilian firearms production is the German defense manufacturing company of Heckler & Koch GmbH also known around the world by their initials, HK. Rising from the post WWII ashes …

6 Great Options For Youth Model Shotguns

  Teaching responsible firearm ownership is more important than ever today, and it all starts with early exposure to firearms as a youth. You can teach the basic principals of firearm safety and function on a full-sized firearm, but when it comes to learning how to properly handle a firearm, …

USCCA Exhibitors at Atlanta Expo Offered Conceal Carry Gear for Women

  By Nancy Jo Adams With the state of society in these times, it has never been more important than now to be concerned with personal protection. Not only is it important to have the knowledge of properly stowing conceal carry weapons and how to effectively use them, it is …

The FN 7.62 Minimi

  By John M. Buol Jr. The United Kingdom and New Zealand are adopting the 7.62mm version of the FN Minimi. Other countries already making use of the 5.56 Minimi’s big brother are the the Australian Defense Force as the F89 Maximi, USSOCOM as the Mk. 48, the Spanish Navy …

Five Benchmade Knives Under $200

  It’s hard to beat a Benchmade knife, especially when you think about the quality you’re getting for the price. There are no cut-rate knives or cheap $20 folders in the Benchmade line, only knives that you can count on in any situation. Founded in 1979 and located in Oregon …

Go BIG With Barronett – Pentagon Blind Review

  By Nancy Jo Adams The exceptionally keen eyesight of most wildlife, especially wild turkey, makes it important for hunters to be as concealed as possible in the woods. Often, wildlife will see hunters long before a hunter ever had a clue the game animal was even in the vicinity. …

Apex Tactical Triggers Product Review

  By Trampas Swanson For years now, the concept of custom trigger options on factory production guns has been limited to spring kits or serious money spent with gunsmiths to grind, clip and polish factory triggers to give the end users a smoother, crisper trigger. Due to cost or limitations …