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 (https://www.facebook.com/HayesCustomGuns/) 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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A continuation of my introduction to long range shooting.  Hopefully I provided some insight into getting started shooting long range and you are interested in exploring this side of the sport.  Today, we get into more detail on the gear that enables you to be more...

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Dead Air Sandman-K Review

The Dead Air Sandman-K is a cool, super-compact 7.62 suppressor measuring only 5.4" long and weighing in at a slim 12.8 ounces.  The standard Keymount muzzle break serves as the Quick Attachment point.  The beauty of this system is that it only adds 2.9" to your...

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U.S. Army Fields SIG SAUER® M17/M18 Pistols

Newington, NH (November 28, 2017) – Today the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) became the first unit to field the U.S. Army’s new M17 and M18 Modular Handgun System. The 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st ABN DIV (AASLT) began fielding the new handguns today at Fort...

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