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Parallel Thumb Placement

  By Guy Sagi It may be the result of a death grip on a precision rifle’s wrist, sympathetic movement as the trigger finger begins its press or torqueing during the process, but your famously opposable digit could be doing you a disservice at distance and there’s a scientific reason. …

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How To Select A Conceal And Carry Holster For Women

  Women who CCW, or carry a concealed weapon, are presented with new challenges as they evaluate holsters, but they can also benefit from distinct advantages that are not typically available to men. If you are a woman new to CCW, first you need to consider whether you want to …

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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 …

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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 …

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Selecting An Affordable Rifle Scope – Basic Checklist

  By David Link 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 …

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Customizing the Ruger 10/22

  -By Mike Searson– Ruger’s little 10/22 rifle may be the “Chevy Small Block” of semiautomatic rim fire rifles. With over 7 million rifles sold, very few seem to remain in stock configuration. This is due to an incredible array of aftermarket parts and accessories that can transform the Ruger …

Essentials That Make-up a Great Range Bag for Sporting Clays

  By Nancy Jo Adams A high quality, dependable range bag that is large enough to hold all of your gear, yet small enough to be comfortable to carry at the range is the core of your shooting range essentials. It is imperative that your range bag always fulfills your …

Power Plinking

  -By John M. Buol Jr.– The learning phases of skill development, as published by Paul Fitts and Michael Posner in Human Performance, suggests there are three stages to learning a new skill. A Cognitive phase identifies the component parts of the skill, an Associative phase, requiring training, practice, and …