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CARRY OPTIONS

FROM CLASSICS TO CUTTING EDGE IN CARRY METHODS
Common Concealed...

Like many of you, I’ve got boxes of misfit holsters. Mind you, they’re not necessarily bad products, they just didn’t work for me for one reason or...
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Put a sock on it!

American Handgunner's Tom McHale finds CCW Breakaways, Spare Magazine Sock, not only good for extra magazines but for other uses as well.
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Hidden in Plain...

One of the best quotes I’ve seen relating to guns and accessories is, “Either you are the weapon, and your gun is a tool — or —
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Customize Your...

American Handgunner's Tom McHale shows the steps on how he reconfigured his carry gun customizing it to his specifications with no tools.
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New Products...

Apex Tactical Specialties releases the Action Enhancement Trigger for the Hellcat from Springfield Armory.
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1791 Gunleather

Dateline: December 15, 1791. The feisty forefathers of the new United States of America, ratify the Bill of Rights, the first 10 amendments to the U.S....
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DIY

BUILD, CUSTOMIZE OR LEARN HOW TO FIX YOUR OWN GUNS
How to Upgrade...

We all love our Rugers, no matter the model we have. They’re a true value, being ruggedly and strongly built.
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Beat The Ammo...

Caught with your pants down around your ankles again? After all, we thought the Obama-generated ammo shortage was finally over.
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How to Change...

Special Assignments Editor Roy Huntington shows how easy it is to change a handgun's dovetailed rear sight with Real Avid's Master Sight Pusher.
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Back to the future

I tend to forget how creative gunsmiths from before I was born could be. Case in point: A client recently brought me a Colt slide and barrel.
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The Making Of A...

As the resident reprobate writing for FMG Publications, I’ll admit it’s changed me. I was happy being the stock-box kind of gun guy — then it happened!
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DIY Optic...

Drop In” should always have an asterisk* next to it. Yes, many parts are marketed as “drop in,” and many do just that.
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How to Upgrade...

We all love our Rugers, no matter the model we have. They’re a true value, being ruggedly and strongly built.
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Short and to the...

Introduced in 1966, HK’s iconic MP5 submachine gun first came into public view during the dramatic 1980 Prince’s Gate hostage rescue by the SAS.
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Hodgdon’s...

It arrives on my desk every January, a magazine with so much information inside it immediately occupies a prime spot in a rack above my cluttered loading bench,
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Bore-Max Bore Foam

I got an H&R Plainsmen bolt-action .22LR on my eighth birthday. Proud as punch of my new gun, I was determined to take care of it,
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H.R. 127 Shows...

Recently, when the story broke regarding Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee’s H.R. 127 — a gun control measure so outrageous it was called “insanity on...
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Maglite Bundle Packs

Let there be light! Everyone needs a good flashlight for many reasons — security being at the top of the list.
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FIRST LOOK

NEW GUNS AND GEAR
Benchmade 533BK-2 Mini Bugout with everyday carry gear
Bug Out Over 3...

Introduced in 2017, the Benchmade Bugout quickly became the quintessential everyday carry knife. New for 2021, Benchmade is giving everyday carriers and...
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FN 509 LS EDGE
FN Gives...

The most advanced handgun FN has ever designed, FN has extended the popular 509 series with a long-slide model designed to give shooters the edge they’re...
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Leupold DeltaPoint Micro
Leupold...

A new take on the Leupold DeltaPoint series, and red dots in general, the new DeltaPoint Micro is an enclosed, compact and low-profile red dot designed...
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Gerber Reserve...

Made from premium-grade materials, Gerber Reserve knives are “built on the pillars of quality, affordability, and ingenuity” and only available online...
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Galco Offers...

While regularly cleaning your handgun may be common knowledge, looking after your rig is just as important, especially if it’s of the leather variety.
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New Hornady...

New for 2021, Hornady has announced two new electronic scales for weighing powder, bullet and cartridges, the M2 Digital Bench Scale and the G3-1500 Digital...
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FOR WOMEN

SPECIALLY SELECTED CONTENT FOR ALL SKILL AND INTEREST LEVELS
More Than Equal

When my editor assigned me to an upcoming concealed carry class, I cringed. Not another “ladies-only concealed carry course,” I thought. Needless to...
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One Eye — Or Two?

Should I shoot with one eye open — or two? The short answer is two. Most shooters, most of the time, are better off with both eyes open. Most of the top...
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Team Tactics...

“A journey of discovery…teaching married couples a simple yet highly effec-tive communication technique…to grow in their marriage through open and...
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Ladies Guns

Gunwriters and gun store clerks have tossed around the idea of “ladies guns” for a long time. It doesn’t matter whether you are talking about...
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3-Gun Part 1

Competitive shooters are mostly purists. They shoot one discipline and work to excel in that one game. To become a dominant force in any game, it’s...
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Here's Where To...

There’s a lot of books written specifically for women on the “how-to” of shooting. Most are on self-defense. The importance of protecting yourself,...
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FOR YOUTH

ADVICE, EQUIPMENT AND RESOURCES
American Rebel

American Rebel, designer and manufacturer of their own innovative “concealed and safe” lifestyle products for gun owners, introduced several new...
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Phone Apps

Smart phones have changed our lives — for good and bad. Ask a question and if nobody knows the answer, they’re either looking it up on their phone or...
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Young Guns

When I was growing up cartoons only came on TV on Saturday morning. There were no video games and fun was mostly found playing football, Cowboys & Indians...
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Youth Shooting...

As many political leaders seek to overturn the Second Amendment, the closest many young people get to learning about firearms is from a video game...
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Three For The...

What happens when a Ruger American, Ruger 9E, and Ruger LC9s all land in our home at the same time? A gentlemanly family feud, of course.
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"AIR DEFENSE...

The mere mention of “BB gun” inevitably conjures up the Daisy Red Rider. But let me tell you, BB guns have evolved well past this stage. Thanks to my...
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GETTING STARTED

CONTENT FOR NEW GUN ENTHUSIASTS
Take Pre-Emptive...

If we don’t take the time to build the foundation today, it will all die, now, with us. Don’t let it die. Take pre-emptive strikes. Reach out to new...
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The KelTec CP33...

Ten years ago, the design wizards at KelTec startled us with the PMR30, a neat pistol in .22 Magnum with a magazine capacity of 30 rounds
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Close Look: New...

Are you a new shooter? If you’re already experienced, how about getting busy and recruiting a beginner?
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Vantage Point...

Some of you entered this world, kicking and cursing, brandishing a custom 1911 in each hand — likely scaring the living hell out of the midwife.
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Firearms Trusts

A chief concern of many is what happens to the gun collection when they pass or become unable to use them. There’s a solution that might work for you
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Pistol Cartridge...

In the late 1860s and early 1870s, Henrys and Winchester ’66’s (repeating rifles) became popular.
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GUN RIGHTS

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS AS A GUN ENTHUSIAST
THREE MAJOR...

Sit down for this one and listen hard: The election results don’t matter quite as much in the big scheme of things as the three major power blocs seeking...
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black lives...

The U.S. Constitution won’t matter if the opposition party ignores it and their troops go along to get along
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guns vs. no guns

Are you old enough to remember times before the great gun debate? Americans understood guns, kids wore six-shooters, you bought caps in candy stores (we had...
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the u.s. bill of...

Let’s cut to the chase. Though this list could keep going with countless details (which some of you will no doubt bring to our attention) under any normal...
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SANCTUARIES

Was Thomas Jefferson wrong? Not about everything, just this: “Rights are unalienable.” If rights are unalienable, the Chinese people, all one-and-a-half...
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THE U.S. BILL ...

If watching what’s happening on TV doesn’t infuriate you, you’re not watching with your eyes open. The way the leftist party of neo-democrat...
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TACTICS & TRAINING

REAL-WORLD TIPS TO KEEP YOU SAFE
Short and to the...

Introduced in 1966, HK’s iconic MP5 submachine gun first came into public view during the dramatic 1980 Prince’s Gate hostage rescue by the SAS.
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Ready Positions

Searching the internet for “handgun ready positions” reveals more “ready positions” than I ever imagined.
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Student Handgunner

Is the safety on? I thought to myself as I continued to put steady pressure on the trigger. I noticed I was anticipating a shot that had not yet come,...
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Timeless...

Some things don’t change. Some principles were true long ago, are true today, and will be true far into the future.
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Practice Without...

American Handgunner's Tom McHale finds a way to practice his handgun skills without using any ammo. Modeled after its award-winning 9mm counterpart, the...
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Connecting The Dot

Mounting red dot sights (RDS) on handguns is nothing new; it’s been done for at least a couple of decades.
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