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What You Need To Know About The Survival Gun

Survival gun is a vague term no matter how you cut it. We help you hash it out with guidelines for each style of gun and looks at some of the top makes and models.
Despite the FN 509 Compact’s small size, this pistol shoots like a much larger gun. Also, if you didn’t know better, you might mistake the fantastic slide serrations for a high-end aftermarket milling job.

FN 509 Compact: Living Up To Family Standards

The FN 509 Compact is the newest addition to the popular striker-fired pistol line, but not the least ... well, in everything except size.
The M1 Garand clip is an 8-round stamped steel part.

M1 Garand Clip: Loading Basics and Troubleshooting Tips

Nothing can cause the new Garand shooter more headaches than an intractable M1 Garand clip. Here’s how to load it and troubleshoot it.
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Browning Automatic Rifle: The Gun That Changed the Infantry

THE U.S. ARMY'S Browning Automatic Rifle, always known as the BAR, was one of the great infantry weapons of its day. And it's still a great rifle today.
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Leatherwood ART Scope Review: Best Budget Long Range Scope? (2020)

The Leatherwood ART scope allows you to frame, aim and shoot — to 1,000 meters and beyond. Is the ART M1000 Pro the simplest sniper scope ever devised?
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Sig Sauer Offers Up Military Surplus M17 Pistols

If you love military surplus, you won't want to miss these mil-surp M17 pistols Sig Sauer is releasing in the market.
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Top Mosin-Nagant Scope Mount Options (2020)

If you're looking to add an optic to your ol' Russian warhorse, you need to consider these Mosin-Nagant Scope Mount Options.
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4 Top Mosin-Nagant Stocks To Upgrade Your Russian Warhorse (2020)

No need to stick to pitted and time-worn wood, aftermarket Mosin-Nagant stocks abound and are the fast lane to enhancing the iconic rifle.
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Is A Mosin-Nagant Still Worth The Money?

If you're after a gritty, dependable and historic rifle that can stand up to the worst of what the world throws at it, then yes, the Mosin-Nagant is worth every penny.
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Retro AR-15: The Old Rifles That Inspired The New Ones

Looking back on the forward-thinking black rifle with a new-production retro AR-15 options.
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5 Classic Colt Guns You’ve Got To Own

These are the five iconic Colt firearms that will crown your gun collection.
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Video: The Ingenious Pedersen Device

In a matter of seconds, the Pedersen device made the bolt-action Springfield M1903 a semi-automatic rifle.
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7 Best 9mm Pistol Designs Of All Time

These are the seven 9mm pistol designs that propelled the demure German cartridge's popularity worldwide.
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The Fall And Rise Of The AR-10

Once nearly forgotten, the AR-10 has risen to become a military and civilian favorite.
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FBI Sniper Rifles Through The Years

Early FBI sniper rifles were surprisingly basic. Today’s FBI HRT (Hostage Rescue Team) models are the tip of the spear in long-range shooting accuracy and features.
A new family of AKs firing low-impulse 5.45X39mm ammunition was adopted for service in 1974.

AK-74: Soviet Blaster for the 5.45x39mm Cartridge

Developed in 1970, the AK-74 in 5.45X39mm was the Soviet’s answer to the U.S. Army’s M16 in 5.56mm NATO.
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