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Should You Buy An Extended Choke Tube?

  By David Link We’re in the middle of turkey season, and while most if not all of your gear is already squared away, there is another accessory worth considering, and not just for turkey season. Extended choke tubes are becoming more and more popular today, but you may have …

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The Appleseed Project

  Forging Responsible Citizens Through Marksmanship -By John Buol– The All Army Smallarms Championships loomed and I needed to train for it. Mobilized to active duty and assigned to a military post without readily-available range facilities for personal use, my only option was an abandoned quarry zoned for shooting. The …

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How To Choose A Pistol Light

By David Curtis Today I want to look at what I feel is one of the most important and yet often neglected firearm accessories, particularly for weapons that may be used in self-defense. I’m referring to the flashlight. I want to look at why lights are important, which ones I …

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Affordable Rifle Scopes – A Three Brand Comparison

  By David Link These days you can get a lot of bang for your buck when shopping for a rifle scope. To help you narrow your search, we’ve selected three well-known brands that offer good scope options in the $150 – $250 price range: Redfield, Vortex, and Hawke. Today …

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How to Fine Tune Your Shotgun Fit

  -By Luke Brandenburg– Although many shooters overlook the importance of gun-fitting, it is impossible for a shooter to reach his or her full potential without finding the perfect fit. Become a better shooter! Learn how to check your fit and fine tune it to perfection. Whether you’re gearing up …

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How To Mount A Scope

By Trampas Swanson As a gunsmith, one of the basic tasks I perform regularly in my shop for clients is scope mounting. This includes everything from red dot sights to high power, long range scopes. While it’s not hard to do, scope mounting does take careful measures to secure a …

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Selecting An Affordable Rifle Scope – Basic Checklist

When you’re looking to spend $250 or less on a rifle scope and you want to get the most out of your purchase, it pays to keep a certain few features in mind while you push others aside as unnecessary features. If you’re expecting to get it all for a …

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SIG Sauer M400: Always Reliable

By Guy Sagi It’s not the most classic rifle in my gun safe, nor does it have a long family history like many of my other firearms, but if the apocalypse is knocking at the door, my SIG Sauer M400 will be the first thing I pull out and the …

7 Reasons To Carry A Concealed Weapon

By David Link We’ve put together this list of the seven most common reasons to start carrying a concealed weapon, and those who are still considering whether or not to carry will find it a helpful source of information as they weigh the decision. Carrying a concealed weapon isn’t for …