NRA 2018 Dallas show coverage

What a great weekend !  Almost 90 thousand attendees at the NRA show in Dallas!  That's a LOT of freedom loving individuals in one place.  I try to stay out of the political fray here (that's what Facebook is for 🙂 ) but I have to say a few things really stood out...

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Crux Ark30 Suppressor Review

Full disclosure.  I own two Crux Ark30 suppressors and have run them hard for several years.  I frequently move them between a number of different hosts - bolt guns, AR-15 and AR-10 platforms, and a variety of calibers.  The Crux Ark30 never fails to perform as...

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Nightforce ACTAR 5-25×56 F1 Mil-C

Just in.. the Nightforce ACTAR 5-25x56 F1 Mil-C What an awesome scope.. here it is in the 6 bolt Nightforce rings on a Defiant Deviant Tactical action 6.5 Creedmoor. McMillan A5A stock, Mueller Rifle Works barrel, Huber Concepts trigger, Badger bottom metal Rifle...

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7mm-08 Ackley Improved

In my weekly study of internal and external ballistics, the 7mm-08 A.I. caught my attention some 20 months ago. I read, I called, I sent texts digging up as much information as I could find. When all was said and done, it looked as though it would be what I hoped it...

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3 Suppressors for Hunting

Silencers can now be used for hunting in forty States.  Eighteen States have legalized suppressors since the American Silencer Association was formed in 2011.  As of September 1, 2012 it became legal to hunt game animals with a suppressor in my home State of Texas -...

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224 Valkyrie: JP RIFLES

Came across this.. cool info When I first heard about the .224 Valkyrie I was a bit "meh, another cartridge"... but the more I checked into the more intrigued I became.  Being a long time 6.8 SPC fan for hunting the thought of it being necked down to 22 and new heavy...

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Hayes Custom Guns 1911 9mm Build

Starting the Project - In 2015, I approached Aaron and Ben Hayes of Hayes Custom Guns ( about building a fully custom 9mm 1911. I planned to use the pistol to compete in Steel Challenge and USPSA Action Pistol matches. By the...

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Silencer Shop Authority:

  We get asked all the time for recommendations on which silencer to buy.  In general, we recommend to start with a good 30 cal can that has a flexible mounting system so it can be ran on several different rifles.  We are big fans of taper mounts as you can buy...

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Lyman Shooting Bags

Lyman is well known for producing great products and their reloading handbooks are the bible of shooting sports.  I recently had the opportunity to try out the new Lyman shooting bags - Match, Crosshair Combo Set, and Wedge - and they are all first-rate. Testing gear...

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