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NRAAM Roundup

To anyone who attended it was an excellent show. Great weather. BBQ everywhere. Vendors ready and eager to discuss their gear and how the year is shaping up. Manufacturers are in a stage of refinement, polishing and improving the existing product lines while looking to be predictive in the long term. I saw several iterations of lightweight products as various …

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Trajectory

Trajectory, or bullet flight path, is probably one of the most misunderstood topics in firearms by firearms owners. Bullets do not fly straight. Even when fired out of a barrel that is 100% leveled to the earth the bullet flies in a parabolic and predictable arc. We can predict this and often use optics to assist us in predicting this …

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Grandma Gun: The Smith & Wesson .380 Shield EZ

From Annette Evans The Smith & Wesson .380 Shield EZ – The Perfect Grandma Gun? There’s a target market for handguns I hadn’t considered thoughtfully until recently. Much of my shooting career has been focused on what I and people like me – young, fit, enthusiastic – can do with guns. With the advantages of average or better strength, the …

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Coolers, Commerce and Calumny

From Dr. LateBloomer In the ongoing battle of political righteousness versus lawful commerce, the virtue-signaling drama award for the week goes to… YETI and the NRA. The NRA claimed that YETI cancelled their relationship and prior orders and called YETI’s behavior “unsportsmanlike”. Then YETI claimed that the NRA report was inaccurate, and they were simply realigning their programs, or somesuch. One …

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Two Stage Precision Ignition: Geissele Trigger Review SSA-E and SuperSCAR

I swore I would never become a trigger snob. I believe I have succeeded. The AR15’s stock, single-stage, mil-spec weight trigger works fine. I’ve shot targets out at 500 yards with an unaltered mil-spec M-16A2 rifle. The same can be said for the SCAR series rifles. The stock FN single-stage triggers with their moderate weight and clean break (on both …

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AR500 Armor Wants You in PE!

Polyethylene The fine folks of AR500 dropped me a line that their latest addition to their rifle armor offerings is on sale.  Seriously on sale. Like an exceptional Testudo carrier and UHMWPE plates for less than a pair of plates normally on sale. Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene offers a lighter weight, greater mobility, increased comfort load out of rifle rated …

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The Waffle House

On Sunday morning another mass shooting awoke the nation. An Antioch Tennessee Waffle House was attacked at 3:23 am by Travis Reinking Reinking, an Illinois resident, was carrying an AR-15 he had purportedly previously owned but was confiscated after he was arrested by the secret service in Washington D.C. for trespassing in restricted areas. The firearm was allegedly returned to …

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Short Barrels and Terminal Ballistics

There is a lot of ‘information’ circling about the corners of industry about what short barrels do to a rifle’s effectiveness. I’ve heard a multitude of variations on the actual effects however the two overarching themes are -They are less accurate -They have less ‘stopping power’ Sage Dynamics does an excellent job in this video covering why those two myths …

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3 Gun Fun!

From Team Hollis A few weeks ago my husband and I attended a 3 gun competition at South Kent Sportsman’s Club (http://www.sksc.org/). It was my first three gun match so instinctively I was a bundle of nerves, not knowing expectations and course rules. But after an hour or so of being there I decided that this was going to be …

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VG6 Precision Epsilon 762

We’ve asked… VG6 Answered… VG6 Precision is proud to announce the launch of the new EPSILON 762 muzzle device. Compatible with most common .30 caliber chambered rifles, this hybrid device features both recoil compensation and flash signature mitigation in one package.   With a continued focus on improved recoil control, the EPSILON 762 features a new enhanced chamber design that …

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