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The Remington 870 pump action has been used as a standard police model for decades. But as good as this gun is, it can always be improved by the application of aftermarket parts and the ingenuity of a custom gunsmith.
Handloading for the AR-15 isn't much different than for other rifles. But given it is a semi-automatic, there are some special considerations that must be taken into account when putting together a round.
Other than certain rounds specifically designed to work in conjunction with a suppressor, handloading for a gun outfitted with a can can be challenging… but not impossible.
Practice makes perfect, unless it's the wrong kind of practice. And from a standpoint of prepping for defensive handgun use, dry reload practice might be more of a hindrance than help.
Getting a grasp on where an assailant must be shot to neutralize a threat and the power needed from a concealed carry handgun to do so goes a long way in making informed choices when going armed.
There comes a time in every gun writer’s career when he must consider the end of the world as we know it and the apocalypse guns required to survive.
There are some solid benefits to converting the AR-15 to piston driven operation, but it can be a bit of an undertaking. Here's what you need to know.
Serious shooters keep a DOPE or data book on particular weapons for a good reason. When called into duty, no matter the situation, they have a solid idea about how the firearm will preform.
In this custom build, a standard factory Ruger 10/22 is transformed into a suppressed predator and varmint slayer capable of daytime or nighttime operation.

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