New Products...

OTTO’s dual-mode NoizeBarrier Micro Earplugs heighten situational awareness while hunting in the field or on the range.
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snagmag

I use a SnagMag model every single day and have for about the past five or six years. In my mind, it’s the way to carry a spare magazine if you’re not...
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Walther Q5...

Walther makes the standard PPQ pistol series, and recently introduced the Q5 Match series, which rapidly rose to the top ranks among competitors. Now, with...
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Home Defense...

We like shotguns and rifles for home defense, but we really like handguns, too. Full-size handguns are legit options for home defense, but so are...
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Your First Time

I’ve been a firearms instructor and federally licensed gun dealer for about 12 years now and been asked a whole lot of questions about how to carry a...
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The Extreme...

We all know squibs are bad. The most common result is a bullet stuck in the barrel. If the shooter is not aware of what’s happened
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The .40 Story

One of the many quirks of history is the truth is often more complex and nuanced than the commonly-accepted version of events. If history is truly written...
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How Accurate Is...

In my experience handgun shooters don’t obsess about accuracy the way rifle shooters do. Back in the late ’60s and early ’70s when I was getting into...
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A Remington...

Back in the first years of this century a fellow contacted me saying he was putting a replica of the Remington Model 1875 revolver into production and he...
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Remington's...

When I first heard Remington was introducing a bolt-action pistol, the discontinued XP-100 came to mind. I couldn’t wait to get my hands on one. Could...
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More Carry...

Our old friends from Alaska have come up with a bare minimalist holster fitting medium and large autos. Called the “Alaska EDC,”
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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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Revolver Trappings

Arevolver’s strength lies in its simplicity, but these must-have accessories will profoundly improve performance. From grip, to reloading, to cleaning, to...
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GALCO KODIAK HUNTER

Okay, so let’s say you’ve invested $800 bucks or more in a fancy hunting revolver. Maybe put $500 worth of scope on it too. Then spent another $200 on...
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Aimpoint Acro P-1

I’ll admit to liking the challenge of shooting with iron sights, but I’m hardheaded. Nothing’s more satisfying knowing you’ve lined up your front...
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Help For Hurting...

Sooner or later age catches up with all of us. For some of us, ailments such as arthritis, bursitis or neuropathy affect our ability to shoot any kind of...
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Trigger Nometry

Squeeze them, pull them, press them, slap them, whatever you do to make a gun go boom, you do it with a trigger. Arguments abound about how you do it and...
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The Knocabout...

I was casting about at a garage sale some years ago and my eye caught what I first thought was an air pistol of some sort. When I picked it up, I realized...
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Avoiding Crimp...

As anyone who has fired heavy-for-caliber bullets at full pressure from a large caliber revolver can attest — the experience is exhilarating!
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A Civil Matter

If Dirty Harry had been busting heads in the 1860s, he likely would have been famous for packing an A&W instead of an S&W. This Allen and Wheelock .44...
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The Day Tom Mix...

They say there’s nothing new under the sun and “cover-ups” are a good example. Western Movie icon Tom Mix began his career in 1906, with Victoria...
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Close Look: 1911...

So, you’ve finally gotten your dream-1911 and have cleaned it to within an inch of it’s 100+-year-old life. Your significant other is giving you “the...
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Chicken Or Eggs

His Editorship, Roy, and I were both surprised at how much response was generated by my piece on pistol caliber carbines (Nov/Dec 2017). It seems you wanted...
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S&W Performance...

So, what do you do when you’ve already bought an M&P pistol, but then you see a really cool ported and optics-ready version of the same gun from the...
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They Made A What?

When my friend Zach Waterman of Nosler told me they were working on a handgun project I didn’t believe him. Nosler makes premium bullets, brass and...
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Competition Vs....

Over the years, I’ve found serious competition shooters are not generally serious hunters. Your dyed-in-the-wool hunters, those who consider hunting a...
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Contender Concepts

I’ve become enamored with the .32-20 cartridge of late and after some scrounging found a barrel in that caliber on eBay for my early first generation...
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ArachniGrip...

I have to give credit to ArachniGrip on style. Their products immediately caught my eye as soon as I first saw them. From the product names to the colors to...
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Champagne Taste...

Whether we fancy ourselves collectors, shooters, hunters or any combination of these, our typical answer to “How many guns do you need?” is “Just one...
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Gun Grip N.C....

Proper grip is the cornerstone to good shooting. It is the very foundation of consistent trigger pull and shot placement. Grips are also one of the easiest...
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