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  • March 21, 2014

    Shooting Tip: Save Money by Rolling Ammo-5


    Photo by Rab Cummings

    Trying new loads in your rifle is always a good idea—you might discover that your groups shrink to a satisfying ragged hole by experimenting this way. But the cost of a box of premium ammo is significant. Here's one way to vet whether a box is potentially worth investing in.

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  • May 13, 2011

    New Handgun: Sig Sauer 1911 in .22 LR-0


    Two of my favorite introductions at this year’s SHOT Show were the .22 LR 1911s from Browning and Sig Sauer. I have one of the Brownings on order and should have it in hand any day now but it also looks like Sig is ready to ship its rimfire 1911s too.

    Here’s a look at the two Sig models, one in tan (aka “flat dark earth”), the other in OD green. I like how both schemes look, but the most eye catching thing about these pistols is the $420 MSRP, which I’m guessing will translate into a $399 or so street price.

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  • November 30, 2010

    Long Distance Mule Deer -1


    My buddy who shot this video the other night on the way home says the quality “sucks” from an artistic standpoint, but I don’t care. What’s cool about it is that the buck was about 400 yards off the road where he pulled over even though the road noise makes it seem the buck is just outside his car window.

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  • August 23, 2010

    Good News, Bad News-1


    First, the good news. Earlier this month the Senate passed H.R. 5552, the "Firearms Excise Tax Improvement Act of 2010," which will allow firearms and ammunition manufacturers to pay excise taxes quarterly as opposed to the current bi-weekly schedule. The bill, also known as the FAET, was applauded by Second Amendment advocates and conservationists as a major piece of pro-sportsmen legislation that will help firearm and ammunition manufacturers grow business and strengthen wildlife conservation funding.

    The bill, which passed the House in July by an overwhelming 412-6 vote, was sponsored by the Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus member and former Co-Chair Rep. Ron Kind. 

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  • April 1, 2010

    Shell Shock-16


    Here's a look at the world’s most sophisticated shotgun shell. Personally, I'm satisfied with the seven rounds of 00 buckshot I keep in the 870 that serves as my “meet and greet” gun.

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  • February 23, 2009



    One of my favorite times of year is almost here: our annual gun test. In order to test the guns you need to shoot the guns. And in order to shoot the guns you need ammo.

     Lots and lots of ammo.

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  • February 13, 2009

    New Sig 556 Diopter Sight-4



    Call me old fashioned, but I enjoy shooting with iron sights, even on the most modern guns. So something like this new sight from Sigsauer is right up my alley. 


    Here are some of the details. 

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  • February 9, 2009

    Pro-Gun Proposal In Mississippi-3


    Mississippi lawmakers could soon be presented with a bill that amends the state's emergency powers law to allow gun owners to retain firearms in a crisis.

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  • February 6, 2009

    National Concealed Carry Reciprocity -10


    U.S. Representatives Cliff Stearns (R-Fla.) and Rick Boucher (D-Va.) introduced H.R. 197 , the "National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act of 2009" on Jan. 23. 

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  • January 30, 2009

    Does The Second Amendment Give An Individual Right?-7


    USA Today is conducting an online poll on the Second Amendment and the answer is pretty unambiguous. When I took the poll, which had nearly 900,000 respondents at the time, a whopping 97 percent had said yes.


    Cast your vote here.

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