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The Empty Cases’ Guide to Being a Real, Gun Using, Outdoor Kind of Man

Own a truck. Always have a knife. Carry a knife. Always. The only time you should not have a knife is when you are naked, in a bed or when you’re swim

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Blackout Handloads

Unlike most AR owners I did not loose my mind over the new .300 Blackout cartridge. It has however become the thing to be shooting. If you are addicted to subsonic stuff I can see the appeal. And, I also recognize that everyone likes different things. I don’t like Glocks, the .30-06 or stupid
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No Plastic Here

I am a confessed 1911 addict. Of course I like other handguns. I like the Ruger Single Six (now Seven) in .32 whatever and I like Blackhawks. Admittedly, as far as pistols go, I carry my HiPower most often. Even if Bryce Towsley thinks a 9mm unsuitable, like COL Cooper did, for personal protection.
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The Camelot of the Great Southwest

In the August 2014 issue of Guns & Ammo magazine you will find the first article I wrote for this publication. When the new editor Eric Poole asked me what I wanted to write, the choice was simple; I wanted to tell the story of Cooper and Gunsite, both of which were a large part of Guns & Am
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XS Sights and Pirate Pistols

So for those who don’t know, every year FMG Publications hosts a shooting event called the Industry Masters. The goal of this event is to bring the industry together for fun and networking and to expose different factions of the industry to others. For example, companies that only make holster
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Any Gun You Want

What if you could call up a manufacturer tomorrow and tell them to build you a gun; any gun you want, not just what is in their current catalog? Who would you call and what would you want. Would you call Colt and tell them to bring back the Python or would you call Bushmaster and ask them to create
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Predator Calling in South Africa

I did it and it was fun and productive. The tactics used here still apply. If you are heading off on safari I suggest you pick up some lights from ExtremeBeam and a call from FoxPro. ( The Shockwave call with the Foxjack 3 decoy attachment works like magic.) Other than that your success will mostly
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