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CARRY OPTIONS

FROM CLASSICS TO CUTTING EDGE IN CARRY METHODS
New Products...

The Pro 100 Series has been upgraded with full-tang S35VN steel blades and Green Canvas Micarta handles.
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BLACKHAWK ...

The new Stache holster from Blackhawk is designed to be insanely configurable. It’s an injection-molded IWB design with adjustable friction retention...
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Holster Drawer Wars

Among those of us who carry, the collection of unused holsters is a universal problem. For me it’s four drawers, stuffed to the gills. As an instructor...
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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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First Look

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TALON Grips Modular 1911 Grip System
Customize Your...

Fit for full-size pistols, the new TALON Grips 1911 Modular Grip System offers the same easy-install, improved performance of the company's other gun grips...
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Cimarron Firearms Bat Masterson Engraved Frontier 5.5
Cimarron Honors...

A man connected to important people, places and events of the Wild West, Cimarron Firearms has released a special edition revolver honoring Bat Masterson...
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Pilgrim Ammunition Torch 9mm +P
Pass the Torch:...

Amid an ongoing shortage, one may ask why a new ammunition manufacturer would want to enter the market, but that’s exactly what Pilgrim Ammunition is...
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1791 Gunleather Single Action Revolver Holster
1791 Gunleather...

Throughout history, few firearms have made a bigger impact than the single-action revolver. Naturally, a gun so beloved deserves a quality holster, and the...
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SIG SAUER Custom Works U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition M17 Trophy Pistols
SIG SAUER...

A new tradition as manufacturer of the U.S. Army’s official sidearm, SIG SAUER will present two custom M17 Best Ranger Competition Trophy pistols to the...
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Taylor's & Co 1858 The Ace revolvers
Ace in the Hole:...

Some of the most innovative products are not the original concept, but rather the iteration of the original. Such is the case of the Remington Model 1858,...
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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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Gunsmithing

THE INSIDE SCOOP ON PISTOLSMITHING TECHNIQUES
Build Your Own...

Do you want to build your own handgun from a kit? Tom McHale shows you how to convert the 80 Percent Arms GST-9 into a functioning and legal handgun using...
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Mag-na-port...

Loving Ruger revolvers doesn’t mean I’m not aware of their minor shortcomings.
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Enhance Your...

Special Assignments Editor Roy Huntington shows how easy it is to upgrade your Springfield Armory Hellcat by changing out the factory trigger for the APEX...
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Banish And...

Everyone hates a scratch. A scratch on your car, a tabletop and especially your gun.
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Don't Damage The...

It happens to everyone. A slip of the wrist and “bam!” — a buggered screw. I hate to see it when looking at the side plate of a classic S&W Registered...
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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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Handloading

WHAT WORKS BEST FROM OUR EXPERTS
The .44 Special...

Early on, during his part-time job moonlighting as a gun writer, Charles A. Skelton exclaimed the merits of the .44 Special.
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Real .44 Cowboy...

The last place to learn safe gun handling is at the movies or the TV screen and it’s a rare film that ever depicts recoil in any shape or fashion....
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56 Years Young

They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks, but you're never too old to learn something new—even reloading.
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Are Your Bullets PC?

When it comes to cast bullets, we can find ourselves in a Catch-22. Many sixgun hunters prefer hollowpoint bullets for thin-skinned game, and therein lies...
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Handloading...

Want some cutting-edge bullets for your next reloading project? Federal is now offering Syntech Component bullets.
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The Ultimate...

An extruded propellant part of the company’s “Extreme Series” of powders, Hodgdon’s H4350 is designed to work in just about any condition.
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Hunting

MORE ADVENTURE WITH A HANDGUN
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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Training Tips

REAL-WORLD TIPS TO KEEP YOU SAFE
Sage Advice For...

It was a typical day at the Lewis & Clark Rifle and Pistol Club. On the pistol range every bay was in use.
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Double Action...

Hated by Jeff Cooper, loved by police liability lawyers, double action only (DAO) duty pistols are a breed all their own.
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Make Your Own...

With a tip from a reader, Special Assignments Editor Roy Huntington shows an easy alternative to regular snap caps, allowing anyone to safely dry-fire a .22...
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how to make...

Sure, you might need a little luck to pull off the following. The most common “trick shots” are within easier reach than you might think!
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It's Not A...

I don’t remember the exact words, but I do know my immediate response was an affirmative head nod, followed by a silent “yes, ma’am.”
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Brains Over...

Both of my grandfathers were lawmen, one a deputy sheriff. My mom’s dad was with the Huntsville, Ala. police department;
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