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Federal Ammunition’s FireStick Now Approved In 25 States

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Flat As A Pancake

A discussion of a specific class of concealment holsters, known generically as the “Pancake.” I’ve always admired the concept of the Pancake rig,...
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Stances and Evolution

It’s a running joke among gun writers that if you cannot think of something original, write an X versus Y article. It’s like 9mm vs. .45ACP or even...
Read Full Article Erick Gelhaus
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Be Prepared! Water for the Next...

There's one thing more essential to survival than food, and that's water. After all, it makes up about 50% to 70% of your body weight. This week, the Gun...
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5.11 Aerial Short Sleeve Shirt

I was gifted this shirt as part of a goodie bag during a recent media trip. It came with the name of the sponsoring company logo embroidered on the front...
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Colt and Remington BP revolvers...

Colt or Remington? I have often wondered which I would have picked had I lived in the last half of the 19th century. I have not had the privilege of...
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Winchester Models 1897 and 12

Call ’em what you want — a pump, a slide-action repeater, a corn shucker — the pump-action shotgun has a slot in so many gun cabinets. Their...
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DIY: Adapting The Streamlight TL Racker

Since I first handled the Streamlight TL Racker shotgun tactical light, I’ve been convinced it is the best on the market for short-barreled shotguns.
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Unanswered Questions

Something horrible happened in Maine last month, and many people are still talking about it, because even at this late date, there remain a fair number of...
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The small handgun, properly carried in a pocket, is becoming a more-popular option among those who carry concealed defensive firearms. Photo: Brent T. Wheat
The Pocket Protector

When considering pocket carry, the question boils down to which is more important in your situation: concealability and convenience or having the ability to...
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Be Prepared! Food For the Next Emergency

The Cranks are back! This time, for a multi-part series on emergency preparedness. Let's kick things off by talking about food. How much land does one...
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Pedersoli Howdah

The breeze had stalled and the heat began to pound at the sweating men in the howdah. Their pith helmets were damp, hot and uncomfortable in the sun.
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Ruger, A Rookie And Redemption

Hans Taska would spend most of the next hour pushing through swamp-grass, wading a creek and pausing, hunched over, when his guide, Dave Sturm stopped....
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Every now and then, we gun collectors, shooters and hunters get a difficult-to-scratch itch for a new shotgun. We visit gun shops and shows, search online,...
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The .300 Savage

A swatch of color reined me in. Over the next hour several elk winked in and out of timber below but the slope was rock-rolling steep.
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Trail-Bossin’ Trappers

Even though I’m stuck here in the second decade of the 21st century, my shooting soul still goes back to the couple decades before and after the turn of...
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Reloading The .32 Rimfire

Not long ago I bought a nickel-plated S&W Model 1-½ with mother-of-pearl grips whose former elegance couldn’t be dulled by time. The biggest problem? It...
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Irons In Your...

What if your pistol optic gets filled with mud or decides to stop working? Expert Erick Gelhaus discusses options for using backup iron sights with pistol...
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In this week's episode, Use-of-Force Expert Massad Ayoob answers your legal concerns about using deadly force in the current legal landscape.
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The BEST (Or...

Have one of those hard-to-shop-for people on your gift list? Need help answering when loved ones ask what’s on your wish list? We’ve got you covered! In...
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