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It Hasn't Gone Away

The 2018 mid-term elections are now a distant (unpleasant, for many reasons) memory to most folks but the whole dog-fall has just concluded as these words...
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Behind the Scenes: Turkey...

Greetings from the executive suite high atop the GUNS Magazine tower! I’d like to start by wishing a happy Turkey Week to everyone. As I sit here enjoying...
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Things To Come

By now you’ve seen the news Ruger has a factory custom shop building 1911s and 10/22s retailing for roughly half of what a similar gun would cost from a...
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Three Nines to Beat

As basically a .38 Special/.45 ACP guy when it comes to handguns, I’ve always looked on with a bit of fascination — perhaps mixed with primitive metric...
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Vintage Gems

Okay. It’s December. Nobody escapes the Ghost of Christmas Past, so we’ll just surrender here and be done with it. It’s exactly the right time for us...
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Performance-Plus

How hard do you really push a piece of gear to discover its capabilities? I don’t think most of us do, which is too bad because there are often...
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A Return To Single Life

Okay, full disclosure: I didn’t grow up shooting Colt Single-Action Army models of any generation. By the time I was old enough to thumb-crank a hammer...
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Nuthin’ But Blue Sky

For lots of folks, Labor Day is hunting season. It’s not hard to figure out why. In terms of logistics, dove areas are relatively accessible, and the hit...
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Zero Hour

I used to spend a lot of time trying to shoot little tiny groups with scoped, bolt-action deer rifles, generally at 100, but sometimes 200 yards. Often it...
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A .35 Remington Retro Trio

I got my first gun magazine staff job in 1977. It was on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles at a multi-story building now fallen victim to the wrecking ball....
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A Whole Shot-Load

The annual SHOT Show is a chance to see what’s what, and the 2018 edition was no exception. I’ll dispense with the usual scene-setting blather and get...
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A Slicker Snubbie: Part 2

In this wrap-up of the J-Frame snubbie column we started last issue, let’s deal with a couple of critical items. And since they’re the first thing you...
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A Slicker Snubbie

After a lifetime of shooting medium and large-frame revolvers, developing a crush on S&W J-Frames late in life brings with it a steep learning curve. A...
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Sonic Signatures, Sensible...

Assuming you’re not calling winter coyotes on the high plains, when it comes to most varmint (and small game) hunting, rimfires are—for many of us—the...
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