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Make your own cheap, re-usable splatter targets

DIYSplatterTargets.com has devised and documented a proven, inexpensive and effective method to making your own re-usable splatter targets. Splatter targets make seeing your shots much easier, but they come at a premium. Using nothing more than a trash bag, some cardboard, tape and spray paint, anyone can make their own splatter targets that are re-usable. Check out DIYSplatterTargets.com and see if you can’t ...

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Setting Up a Pistol for Big Game Hunting – Part II

It’s ammo time! In this part of this series, I’m going to discuss some of the options out there for hunting pistol ammo. I’m also going to cover my handloads, both past and future. The truth be told, if you’re using any of the handgun calibers I had mentioned in my first part of this series, Setting Up a Pistol ...

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Shooting steel ammo in your AR-15

Being a gun manufacturer and re-seller, you have no idea how often I get the question “can I shoot steel-cased (ie. Wolf) ammunition in my AR-15? Believe it or not, the answer is YES, but with a caveat. There are tons of made-up and illogical reasons that people don’t shoot steel out of their ARs, almost none of them should ...

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In The Other Hand

Each of us develops our own preferences in shooting over time. It is natural to throw all of the handgun’s control to your dominate hand. Do you ever switch and shoot with your non-dominate hand? One of the reasons to carry is to be prepared in the event that we must defend ourselves or others. It is not uncommon to ...

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A Guns Favorite Meal

Every gun, like each of us performs different depending on what it’s fed. If you feed your gun a steady diet of its favorite ammo you could see dramatic improvements in your shooting results. I have seen expensive custom guns that performed better with cheap ammo and cheap guns that perform better with the expensive ammo. While gathering ammo for ...

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AR-15 Mid-Length vs. Carbine Upper: What’s the difference?

There is a slew of misinformation on AR-15 upper configurations on the internet, but sometimes it’s more a lack of information than anything.  When it comes to the somewhat unknown mid-length upper for the AR platform, the latter is the issue. While there are mid-length uppers for even the LAR-8, AR-10, SR-25 platforms, this article will concentrate on mid-length uppers ...

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What Works for You

Champion shooter Doug Koenig (NSSF Video) covers the importance of experimenting with a variety of techniques and equipment to determine what works best for you. (NSSF Video) If you want to become the best shooter you can, don’t force yourself to learn one shooting stance, grip, DOPE technique, etc – learn many and hone in on what fits your shooting style.

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