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Heckler & Koch Reboots The SL8 Rifle

Civilian variant of Heckler & Koch's G36, the SL8, is making a comeback after a more than 10-year absence from the American market.
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Bond Arms Goes Utilitarian With The Rough Series

Bond Arms’ Rough Series of derringer-style handguns shoots for function over form.
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1791 Gunleather Introduces Optic Ready Holster Options

1791 Gunleather adds optics ready holster models to catalog as red dot sighted pistols grow in popularity.
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Pocket Pistols: Still Viable Or Deader Than Elvis?

Once the gentleman’s way to carry concealed, pocket pistols have fallen out of style. Should they be left to rest, or do they still have merit as defensive weapons?
The Hi Speed National Match trigger is a luxury item designed for rugged use. Here it resides in a Brownells M16A1 replica with original Vietnam-era furniture.

Hunting For The True Meaning Of The Second Amendment

Fighting the narrative-shifting rhetoric that muddies public understanding of 2A freedoms.
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First Look: Kowa TSN-99 PROMINAR Spotting Scope

Kowa has announced their next series of flagship TSN-99 PROMINAR spotting scopes, designed to bring users the clearest, brightest and widest views possible.
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First Look: True Velocity Box Set

The future of ammunition pioneered for the Army’s Next Generation Squad Weapons Program is available commercially for the first time with this True Velocity commemorative box set.
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The SVD Dragunov: The World’s Most Prolific Sniper Rifle And Its Olympic Roots

Developed as a DMR for the Soviet army, the SVD is still much of the world’s go-to sniper rifle.
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Best Sniper Rifle Options Available Today (2021)

Updated 7/29/2021 Looking for the best sniper rifle there is? Here are the ones you should be looking at. What are the best precison long-range rifles...
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First Look: Springfield Armory Emissary 1911

The new Emissary 1911 from Springfield Armory is built for defense and loaded with custom-level features.
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Lethal Force Vs Pepper Spray: Is There Ever A Justification?

Is lethal force versus pepper spray ever warranted? It depends on more than if you face someone wielding the less-than-lethal option. On October 11, 2020,...
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Zigana PX-9 G2: Second Generation Updates

Imported by SDS out of Turkey, the Zigana PX-9 G2 has several new features but the same affordable price.
Armalite makes a 7.62 rifle. The older version uses modified M14 magazines.

Decoding The Nuances Of The AR-10 Lower

Understanding the AR-10 lower receiver is key to getting the rifle you want.
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The Beryl M762: A Polish AK For Africa

A modernized AK retrofitted to its original caliber, the Beryl M762 that was designed for the Nigerian military is now available stateside as well.
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Barrel Break-In: Is It Necessary With A Rimfire?

Barrel break-in is an important procedure to improve the accuracy of a centerfire rifle. Does a rimfire require the same? It depends ...
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The SFX9: Wilson Combat’s Take On The High-Capacity Subcompact

Wilson Combat gives their EDC X9 the subcompact treatment with the new 15-round SFX9.

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