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Before Buying Your First Handgun

The decision to acquire a handgun for first time should not be taken lightly, but once the decision has been made several important factors enter into determining what type of handgun to purchase; the two choices being either a revolver or a semiauto.  To the untrained and/or the uneducated, the movies and TV play a large part on what the ...

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Long-Term Report: Desert Eagle 44 Magnum

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-1062" title="Desert Eagle" src="http://typicalshooter.com/wp-content/uploads get your ex back> /2012/01/1302438805327-300×225.jpg” alt=”” width=”300″ height=”225″ />The Desert Eagle pistol, is to many, the holy grail of semi-auto pistols. These behemoth magnum handguns have been made famous in many movies and can be seen in many YouTube videos blazing away mercilessly at some unsuspecting target. It’s a beautiful thing to be ...

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NY Governor Cuomo Proposes End To Ballistic ID Database

In his budget proposal speech yesterday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed eliminating the state’s decade-old Combined Ballistic Identification System (CoBIS) as part of a budget which includes substantial spending cuts, pension reform, Medicaid mandate relief and a pay-for-performance program for public school teachers. CoBIS, which electronically scans spent shell casings from new handguns sold in the state, has cost ...

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NY Assemblyman Brian Kolb On CCW

  Earlier this week I posted a story about the possibility of concealed carry reciprocity coming to New York. What follows is my conversation with New York Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb (R-Canandaigua). We discussed CCW reciprocity and gun owners’ rights. I have attempted to faithfully reproduce it from a problematically-connected phone conversation into a readable text. — Me: The ...

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Handgun Reciprocity… In New York???

Say it ain’t so! In fact, it could come to pass- and the idea of CCW reciprocity has created some strange bedfellows in New York’s legislature. Democrat Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is forming a committee to explore easing New York’s license law to accomodate visitors from other states with legal handguns (being a lifelong New Yorker, I honestly believed I would ...

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Choosing A Handgun

The decision to buy a handgun is not one to be taken lightly, especially if it is your first handgun. Not all handguns are created equal and not all handguns are created for the same purpose. First thing we need to figure out is what is the primary reason for purchasing the handgun? Personal defense? Combat shooting? Plinking at the ...

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Taurus M66

The Taurus M66 has been around for many years and has come in multiple formats in those years. You can find the M66 in 6-shot and 7-shot capacities. Most of the variations have been offered with rubber grips, with a short run available with wooden grips. Multiple barrel lengths have also been offered, anything from 3 inch to a whopping ...

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Open or Concealed

    We gun owners are used to people of the anti-gun camp making arguments against our legal and responsible gun ownership. Concealed carry with a permit is allowed in all states except one, Illinois. There are only 12 states that allow open carry with little restriction: Alabama, Alaska, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, South Dakota, Vermont, Kentucky, ...

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Sig P226 [Review]

The Sig Saur P226 has been around for several years now but has proven to be quite the weapon. The P226 was designed as Sig’s entrance to the military trials to replace the ever famous 1911. The P226 is used by such fine people as the U.S. Navy Seals, Texas Rangers and many other military and law enforcement agencies. I ...

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Lone Wolf Ported Barrel [Review and Report]

If you’re anything like me, you won’t be too hesitant to purchase something that will help you in your shooting, especially if it doesn’t break the bank. For pistols, there are generally a number of things you can do to help aid in gun control, general handling, accuracy and so on. If you’re the rare plinker, more than likely, you’ll ...

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