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Do primers make that big a difference in your reloads? It all depends on how hot you’re going. This article is an excerpt from Reloading for Handgunners, 2nd Ed., available at GunDigestStore.com. Do particular primers really matter? The short answer; yes and no. Average Loads: When Primers Don’t Matter If you’re using vanilla-plain loads, something
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The support-hand-only draw isn’t an easy maneuver, but it can be a life saver. The support hand is often neglected. We’re not talking about in typical shooting scenario, where it’s doing its main job of applying grip pressure and stanching the dominant hand. Most shooters do a good job with these fundamentals. It’s a little
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 8, 2021) — Today, President Biden confirmed his intention to nominate former ATF special agent and Giffords gun control extremist David Chipman to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (i.e., “ATF,” which President Biden ignorantly and repeatedly called “AFT” during today’s press conference). FPC not only opposes Mr. Chipman,
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A throwback Glock? You heard right and the P80 has all the utilitarian charm of the original Pistole 80. The term “retro” is all the rage lately, with some gun companies making “retro” versions of their most popular models. The term also has different meanings for everyone. For me, it means something that’s modern yet
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Mossberg & Sons has grown to one of the world’s foremost firearms manufacturers by pursuing one simple goal: putting quality firearms within reach of every shooter. Every gun company has an aura about it. Some pinch pennies, while others insist you wear a dinner jacket before you handle their guns. O. F. Mossberg & Sons’
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA (April 5, 2021) — Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced the filing of an important brief with the en banc Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Duncan v. Becerra, a case challenging California’s ban on magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds of ammunition. The brief is available online at FPCLegal.org.
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The all-steel Taurus 1911 Commander pulls off the compact iteration of the icon flawlessly at a price that can’t be beat. The government model in .45 ACP isn’t for everyone. In fact, it’s not the best choice for a lot of people. Taurus makes 1911s, and they knew the above, so it shouldn’t come as
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A basic skill, learning strong-hand-only draw, presentation and shooting ensures you’re never out of the fight. Ideally, we’ll have both hands at our disposal when we draw our concealed carry pistol. In reality, there’s a good chance we’ll only have one to work with. There are a multitude of scenarios that potentially put only one
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PS Turkey Hunter is tailored to bring home the big bird. If you happen to track the smoothbore market, you’ve most likely noticed the dominant trend in recent years. Perhaps only second to tactical variations, turkey shotguns of every shape and size have been rolling off gunmakers’ lines. In part, this has been driven by
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Yeah, they’re expensive, but ultrasonic gun cleaners make quick work of keeping firearms spotless. When I was a full-time gunsmith, the majority of the work was simple: scrubbing guns. Yep, most gunsmiths who aren’t doing mondo-expensive custom work are basically “dishwashers.” The Hornady Lock-N-Load Hot Tub is a great tool for cleaning guns. My method