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Take a Peek!


Aperture rifle sights—peep, receiver, ghost ring—are head and shoulders above “open iron.” I was introduced to the virtues of aperture

Upland Tune-Up


Ready For Quail, Chukar, Bandtail, Pheasant Or Late-Season Dove? Better Start Breaking Clay. Giving kids a shotgun tune-up prior to

“Semi” Snubbie


An Extra Inch Turns This J-frame Into “Something Special.” I don’t quite remember how this whole 3-inch snubbie kick came

A Sound Approach


Hearing Is Perishable. So Keep Pushing Back The “Sell-By” Date I began shooting at a time when the concept of

Recoiling From Reality


Face it. Getting older Means “Those Kicks Just Keep Gettin’ Harder…” It’s funny, but when it comes to hunting rifles,

Miles Of Aisles


SHOT Show! A Showcase For Shooters Of Every Stripe. Navigating through mammoth crowds of shooters, exhibitors and assorted industry types

Sensible Special-ization


Revolving Results: Having a 3-Gun Workout With A Trio Of Standard-Pressure .38 Special Defensive Loads Is An Educational Experience. More

Like Night And Day


The Right Ammo, Guns And Optics Help Make Texas Hog Hunting An Around-The-Clock Business. A recent hog hunt in West

A Lesson In Leverage


Unloading A Lever-Action Rifle The Wrong Way Can Create Memories For A Lifetime. I’ve been around firearms for as long

The Short Answer?


When teaching kids to shoot, there’s no such thing as “too close.” The world is full of first-rate shots, but