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The “Romanian Dragunov” Returns

The Firearm Blog has the scoop at the link and Circle 10 has released the information that the PSL 54C’s are returning to Century Arms. These Dragunov lookalikes are actually overbuilt AK’s that fire the 7.62x54r and are designed as a designated marksman rifle. They fulfill that eastern/com-bloc want for the famous Russian semi-auto precision rifle at a much more affordable …

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Magpul® Bipod, A New Option in Stable Shooting

The Magpul Bipod offers serious strength and versatility at a price that provides unmatched value. Rich with important features, our lightweight Mil-spec hard anodized 6061 T-6 aluminum and injection-molded polymer bipod brings innovation in ergonomics, functionality, strength and value together. Its aesthetically clean, low-profile design conceals its functional hardware, smoothly brushing off snags and bumps. Optimized for rapid one-handed adjustments, …

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Not Everyone Should Have a Gun…

I believe in the Second Amendment… But… But nothing. As a human being you are endowed with the inalienable right of self defense and as such are able to bear arms, training, and take appropriate actions for the protection of yourself, your family, and your community. Defense of you and yours is as natural an act as eating and breathing. …

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Romeo Romeo… Why Fail So Hard Romeo 1?

Sig Sauer has contracted and developed a substantial line of optical sights to parallel their suppressor and firearms development. Some, their Tango 6 series for example, are getting high marks and snagging contracts. Others… Take it away, Sage Dynamics. For myself. I’ve had a ROMEO 5 that has yet to quit on me with over a year and probably nearing …

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Tickborne Disease – Resources for the Outdoorsperson

From Dr. LateBloomer It’s Tick Season out there, and whether you are a a sport shooter, a hunter, or just a backyard birdwatcher, you are likely to run into these pesky disease-carrying ectoparasites. So here is some background and also some resources for how to protect yourself. Ticks are blood-feeding arthropods of the Class Arachnida. Yes, the same Class as …

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Magpul Now Shipping the Pro 700

Magpul® Pro 700 The Magpul Pro 700 rifle  chassis  is  an  uncompromising,  full  featured  precision  rifle  chassis  for  short  action  Remington®  700  actions  and  other  Remington®  700  footprint  actions.  The  Pro  700  combines  innovative  engineering,  precision  machining,  Mil-Spec  quality  finishes,  and  an  extensive  list  of  purposeful  design  features  with  complete  adjustability  to  provide  demanding  end  users  with  the  most  comprehensive  …

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Primary Arms 1-6 FFP with ACSS Raptor Reticle

From Eric TGL,   For those not wanting to read the full review, the Primary Arms 1-6x First Focal Plane with the ACSS Raptor reticle is a marvel at the price point it is being offered. I tested both the 556 and 300 Blackout variants and they both performed identically. If you have a hunting rifle or a DMR type …

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Toddlers, Teens and Temptation

It’s time for my semi-annual soapbox rant about kids and safe firearm storage. I feel like a broken record – repeating myself over and over. But the message is so important that it bears repeating – because every month we gain new firearms owners in our midst and every month experienced firearms owners bring home new little bundles of joy …

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U.S. Optics B-10: Initial Impressions of DMR Excellence

Since acquiring the dream rifle, the FN SCAR 17, the process of ‘kitting’ it has been a more arduous one than originally perceived. Actually just one aspect of kitting it. The optic. My SCAR saw a full spectrum of optical options in a variety of price points starting with a Burris 536 and going through variables, red dots, holographics, and …

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Review: Sheppard Scopes Rugged 1-8x R-Mil

From Joseph S.   Low-powered Variable Optics (LPVOs) are exploding in popularity. They provide serious advantages when speed up close and precision at distance are equally important. When these advantages mean the difference between winning and losing a match–or between life and death–every little bit helps. I’ve used a handful of LPVOs over the years. I find them the most …

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Gun Clutter

From Dr. LateBloomer,   I’ve been reading a lot lately about cleaning and organizing one’s life. One trendy method is some Asian thing where you hold your possessions and commune with them before deciding whether to keep or pitch them. There’s another one out there called “Swedish Death Cleaning”. That last one sounds a bit morbid, but it stems from …

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I Need Trauma Training (And So Do YOU!)

From Dr. LateBloomer   I missed being in a car accident this weekend – by about five feet. I was on a two lane suburban road in stopped traffic, when a vehicle two cars behind me tried to make a left turn – right into the path of an oncoming pickup, which not only hit him, but also took out …

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Don’t Like Being a Guinea Pig? Opinion 7304 To The Rescue!

From Mike Westra   Does the thought of being required to register your guns with the government send shivers down your spine? Do you worry about them coming for your guns? For decades residents of Michigan have been required by law to turn in a pistol sales record/registration form for every handgun to their local police jurisdiction within 10 days …

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Review: IWI Galil ACE Pistol, An Epitome in EDC Carbines

I’m often pleased by the performance of a firearm. It’s been a rare occurrence, only once in just over a year, that a firearm has given me trouble. That incident was remedied by a part swap and the rifle itself continued on to success in its trials. It is far rarer I’m surprised by a firearm. Where picking it up …

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