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The Guns Of Today’s Rifle “Maestro”

  By Seth R. Nadel I have previously written about the guns of a “Pistolero,” which I defined as a person who is reasonably expert with all kinds of handguns. Handed in any kind of handgun, modern or historic, the Pistolero knows how to operate most of them, and can …

Five Versatile Reticles To Consider

  By William Brantley In this article we’re going to take a look at five of the top reticles that you should choose from to put on that brand new rifle just begging for a nice piece of glass. One question that we’ll run into is what level of precision …

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Firearm Break-In Period: Is It Necessary?

  So you’ve got a brand new firearm, and you’re excited to get out and shoot it, but does it need to be properly “broken in” before it operates at maximum efficiency? Well for one when a firearm comes off the assembly line, it is purposefully designed to be “tight” …

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AUTOMATIC? How Can I Get One?

  By Seth R. Nadel Continued from AUTOMATIC?! What Does That Mean? Earlier I touched on the process – here it is in more detail. First, check your State laws – but don’t just ask a Cop, as they may not know the facts. Read the actual statues, as they …

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AUTOMATIC? What Does That Mean?

  By Seth R. Nadel Since this is an election cycle, lots of firearms terms are being thrown around that neither side really understands. In the area of firearms, there are a large number of terms, phrases, and acronyms that need to be fully understood in every conversation. The first …

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Henry Repeating Arms Pump Action Rifle

  By Trampas Swanson In today’s shooting sports industry, it is easy to get caught up in lasers, lights, magazine capacity, tactical rails, etc. and lose sight of what makes shooting sports exciting in the first place. The skill, patience and discipline of using iron sights to insure that first …

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Destination Newfoundland

  By Guy J. Sagi The Yukon is legendary for big moose bulls, but if you’re looking for an unusual experience—one that still provides a good chance of bagging the biggest deer species on earth—there’s this island off Canada’s eastern shore that offers a slightly different flavor of adventure. Newfoundland …

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The Top Pistol Laser Sight Brands

  By David Link Laser sights are popular with a lot of pistol owners, especially for self-defense, but not everyone is a fan of mounting a laser sight on their firearm. Some maintain that nearly all targeting should be done with iron sights, and once proper use of iron sights …

Del-Ton Sport AR-15 Review

  By Jason Herbert No… I didn’t need an AR 15, but with the talking head politicians already starting to dominate our culture for next year’s election, I figured the topic of banning semi-automatic rifles – and their ammo – once again isn’t in the too distant future. Those who …