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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 …

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Glock 45 Review

By Trampas Swanson To say the striker fire pistol market is highly competitive with hundreds of manufacturer / model combinations available would be a gross understatement. Ever since the 1990’s, one name is clearly reigned supreme above all others, giving the classic 1911 a true challenge for the title of …

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GRITR Holsters Video Review

Interested in learning about the new holster brand GRITR and their tough as nails, Made In The USA Kydex IWB (Inside The Waistband) and OWB (Outside The Waistband) holsters? Well the Swanson Media Group recently got their hands on the GRITR IWB SIG Sauer P365 Holster and put it through …

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Optical Illusions: Proper Clothing For Concealed Carry

By Linda M. Gilbertson www.ladiesdayllc.com Clothing patterns can obscure your perception of what lies beneath. Since the 1960s, the fashion and textile industries discovered that clothing designs and visual optical illusions in fabric created the ability to enhance a body’s perfect portion or reduce a body’s flaw. According to the …

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SIG SAUER MPX PCC 9mm Carbine

By Trampas Swanson The concept of a pistol caliber carbine isn’t new, Colt’s 9mm SMG, Uzi’s series of carbines and HK’s MP5 series have all been truly iconic firearms since the early 1970’s. These carbines were designed for military and law enforcement application in the hands of skilled operators. Later …

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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 …

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Leupold Mark 2 AR Integral Mounting System

By Trampas Swanson With the massive popularity of the AR-15 platform, especially over the past twenty years, it has managed to easily transcend its original military application. Today, target shooters and hunters alike enjoy using the AR-15 in a variety of different calibers by attaching a wide array of fixed …

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Smaller and Lighter Firearms: The Untold Truth

By Vic Laboy It is not uncommon to hear that a firearm is too large or that some hands have greater difficulty properly gripping the pistol. During my time behind the counter, I found the simplest way to summarize this is by equating handguns to clothing. While I am comfortable …

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Blackhawk! Omnivore Holster Review

By Trampas Swanson For those of us that have spent any considerable time shooting handguns, you will enviably end up with wide array of holsters. Whether its from “trial and error” holster testing, changing preference in carry or simply owning a variety of holsters for a variety of guns, just …