FOR YOUTH

ADVICE, EQUIPMENT AND RESOURCES
Tyler Gun Works...

Bill Ruger apparently always looked back into history to find inspiration for many of his projects.
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Home on the range

Companies like Umarex, SIG SAUER and Air Venturi have been making air clones of centerfire pistols for quite some time now, but we’re entering a whole new...
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August Is...

Whether you’re a seasoned shooter, first-time gun owner or have never stepped foot on a range, National Shooting Sports Month is a month-long celebration...
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Smith & Wesson...

Being on the Cutting Edge is a very good feeling. We have a long list of very powerful sixguns and semi-automatics available to us as well as...
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Lapua and SK...

I tend to collect rimfire ammo like John Taffin collects six shooters. In recent years I’ve enjoyed shooting .22s more and more, and love to try different...
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The Glock 44

Since the 1983 debut of the G17, GLOCK has sold 18 million auto pistols, all centerfires. Now, with the G44, they have finally brought out a factory .22.
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SIG SAUER MCX...

Suppose you could reduce the power of your decked-out modern sporting rifle by a factor of 100. Consider the possibilities — you could shoot it in your...
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Henry AXE...

When I was just a pup one of my favorite TV shows was Wanted Dead or Alive starring Steve McQueen as bounty hunter Josh Randall.
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The Long And...

The other day I picked up one of my dad’s old cigar boxes from a shelf in my ammo closet and was surprised at how heavy it was.
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Rimfire Memories

The year was 1962. My friend Bobby Norman got a Remington Nylon 66 for his birthday. We rode our motorcycles out to Hurricane Creek Bottom to shoot it.
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Rock River Arms...

There are three variations. The basic MID A4 is a knock-off of the U.S. military-issue carbine with the familiar plastic handguard. The next model is an NM...
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SIG SAUER ASP 20

Are you a big boy or big girl? Then you need a big-kid air rifle! Sure, anyone can buy an “airgun” at the local Cheap Junk Emporium Mart, but you...
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Ruger Wrangler

America still loves its cowboys. This is reflected in the number of single-action revolvers offered by current gunmakers. Ruger’s single-actions have long...
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Taking Care of...

Besides the quiet, backyard-friendly nature of airguns, they offer another big benefit which could save your marriage.
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The GAMO Swarm...

I’m a terrorist, at least if you would ask the local Tamias striatus (i.e. “eastern chipmunk”). However, you can’t ask them because most are dead...
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Rock Island XTM

Rock Island Armory — sometimes they create a niche, sometimes they fill a niche. There wasn’t a 1911 in .22 Magnum but now there is. I can just hear the...
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A Hot Pair of PCPs

Want regular or super-sized? Normally the question is a surefire way to add some unwanted pounds but I’ve got good news. This choice will add exactly zero...
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Taking the Kick...

FIRST IMPRESSIONS, especially with youngsters, are often lasting ones. This is particularly true where hunting is concerned; let the youngster have a good day...
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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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New Cadet...

A new, national program is working hand-in-hand with law enforcement and other public safety entities to give young people direct, intensive experience in...
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Five Fun Things...

Twenty-nine percent of my firearms are .22s. I’m not sure what caused me to count them recently, but when I did, I wondered why so many? I spent a lazy...
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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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High-Tech Airgun...

“You can train at home with airguns” is one of those pithy comments passed along like the eggplant soufflé at a family reunion dinner but it’s true.
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Life Lessons

I remember it clearly even today some 35 years later. I pedaled my bike madly through town headed toward the elderly Otasco hardware store, 50 bucks in ones...
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