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Tony Martins

  Tony Martins is a small business owner, consultant, and lecturer, Labrador retriever breeder, and freelance outdoors writer. As a consultant and technical writer his work has appeared in pharmaceutical trade publications like Drug Topics, American Druggist, America’s Pharmacist, and Retail Pharmacy Management, where he also served on the editorial …

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What Makes M855 “Green Tip” Ammo So Controversial?

If you’re a regular reader of firearm news and issues, then you’ve surely come across the recent stir around the M855 / SS109 round. These rounds, commonly known as “green tip” rounds because of their color coding, are designed for use with the AR platform in the popular caliber of …

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How to Get into Upland Hunting: The Basics

  By Luke Brandenburg Upland Hunting offers a unique challenge and some of the most beautiful game birds in the world. While it may be easier to get into than some other types of hunting, it takes a lot of time and experience to master the upland game birds. Start …

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Get To Know Conceal And Carry: Wrap Up And Training Overview

  By David Link As we close our series on carrying a concealed weapon, we want to start with an overview of the steps everyone should take (with links to previous articles) and touch on what quality training courses should provide. Remember that carrying a concealed weapon is a very …

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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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Teddy Roosevelt The Outdoorsman

  By David Link As a writer and outdoorsman, there are a few historical figures that I take particular interest in because of their impact on the outdoors and the outdoor lifestyle that many of us Americans cherish today. As today is Presidents Day, it’s a perfect time to celebrate …

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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 …