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Shotgun Shells For Fall Hunting Season

  Hunting season is coming up quick, and it’s time to load up on plenty of shotshells for the season. In the course of a fall hunting season, hunters will take aim at doves, upland birds, fall turkey in some areas, and waterfowl with their shotgun, and they’ll need a …

The Guns of the Smoothbore Virtuoso – Part 1

  By Tony Martins, with Patrick Flanigan In his excellent 2-part series, “The Guns of…” Seth Nadel defined the Pistolero and the Rifle Maestro as persons who are reasonably expert with all kinds of handguns and rifles, adding they “…can turn in a credible performance with any make, model and …

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Ruger American Predator 308 Review: Best Budget Bolt Gun?

  By Kip Staton I first encountered the Ruger American rifles while working for a large firearms retailer in 2012. Immediately upon logging the guns into our system, I noticed something different about them. These guns just didn’t “feel” like the ~$350 dollar price tag suggested they should. The Ruger …

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My Top Five Gun Brands: Guy Sagi

  By Guy J. Sagi Companies invest millions to attract customers and build the kind of brand loyalty to keep them coming back. The firearm industry does it, too, but the approach is slightly different because gun owners aren’t as fad driven as the typical consumer. If we surrender to …

Gun Storage: Home Options

  By Trampas Swanson With the current state of political and global threats to the United States, firearm sales are at an all-time high. More and more responsible buyers are purchasing firearms for a verity of reasons, whether it’s personal defense, hunting, competition or just to exercise their Second Amendment …

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Five Shotguns For Home Defense

  Today when you ask someone why they own a firearm, many will say for the purpose of home defense. Developing a sound home defense plan is more important today than it has ever been, and we’ve all seen that you can’t count on police response times as your only …

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Crimson Trace Laser Sights Improve Confidence and Marksmanship for Concealed Carry

  By Nancy Jo Adams There is a growing popularity in lasers sights for concealed carry handguns as design and technology improve with each unit. Putting a laser sight on a concealed carry is often controversial among those who are proponents of everyday concealed carry. You will find an array …

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Trail Camera Setup And Use – A Western Perspective

  By Tony Martins There’s no question that trail cameras have made hunters more successful. They are arguably the greatest technological advancement in hunting since smokeless powder and telescopic sights. If you’re an avid hunter chances are good that you have invested a bundle in these excellent scouting tools and …

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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 …