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Ruger Precision Rifle In 22LR
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Ruger Precision Rifle 22LR [hands on review]

The Ruger Precision Rifle (RPR) is something of a phenomenon! In the world of precision rifles, Ruger has a respectable presence. But usually, they are associated with calibers such as .308 and 6.5 Creedmoor. We don’t typically put “.22 LR” and “precision rifle” in the same sentence. But, as Bob Hope said, I gotta tell ... Read more
Sniper Country in discussion with concealed carry insurance provider CCW Safe
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Ex cops and concealed carry insurance – an interview

Concealed carry insurance. What is it? Why do I need it? Who is the best? Our readers ask us these questions often. That’s why we published an article comparing all the major concealed carry providers (updated for 2021) to help you make the right decision to choose the best concealed carry (or CCW) insurance. In ... Read more
Close up shot of the Ruger GP100
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Ruger GP100 Revolver – expert hands on review [2021]

Ruger and the revolver First, before we get to the Ruger GP100, let’s take a quick look at history. Ruger has had a long relationship with revolvers. Although the company was founded to produce a semi-automatic .22 pistol, Ruger’s second product was actually a single action revolver in .357 Magnum. This was to capitalize on ... Read more
best bullpup rifles and shotguns
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The Best Bullpup Rifles and Shotguns For 2021

Are you considering buying a bullpup rifle or shotgun, or just wondering what the heck they are? If so, you’ve come to the right place.   Is Bullpup Better? Why should you consider buying a bullpup design over a more traditional rifle or shotgun? At first glance, they look distinctive. This, of course, is because the ... Read more
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Choosing the best Handgun Safe in 2021

Are you looking to invest in a handgun safe? If so, you’ve come to the right place.  A handgun safe is simply a compact safe designed to hold one or two handguns, among other important items (such as spare magazines or speedloaders, flashlights, passports, documents, or jewelry). Due to their small size, handgun safes can ... Read more
Best Range Bag
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Best Range Bag (2021)

The G.P.S. Handgunner Backpack came out #1 in our 2020 Best Range Bags Review. This year our team has once again compiled a list of the best bags currently on the market and thoroughly tested and compared them. We have broadened the shortlist to six contenders covering gun range bags, rifle range bags, tactical range ... Read more
Ruger Charger with red dot sight
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Ruger Charger review (9mm)

First off, let me say that I really enjoyed the Ruger Charger. It was fun to shoot and easy to carry around, since there was no buttstock to get in the way. (Having said that, you could attach a brace – the mount is there). With dual-magazine capability (Ruger and Glock), you could have a ... Read more
Remington 700
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Best Remington 700s – A Complete Buyer’s Guide

Over the past 50 years, the Remington 700 series of rifles have built a strong reputation as being one of, if not the, best bolt-action rifle on the market.  What makes this rifle so popular?  There are many reasons that the Remington 700 series is chosen again and again. For one, it comes in a ... Read more
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USCCA membership: Training You Cannot Afford Not To Have [Reviewed by a firearms instructor]

Introduction Here are two scenarios. One will probably feel familiar to you. In the first scenario: you recently became a first-time gun buyer along with five million other Americans over the last year. Maybe you had been thinking about purchasing a firearm for some time, or it may have been a spontaneous decision. In either ... Read more
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Ruger’s Mini-14 .223 Rifle [Review]

Are you looking for a .223/5.56mm rifle? Not a fan of the AR-style platform? One more question, ever shoot an M14? If the answer to these questions is “yes”, then read on. (Or, if any of the answers are “no”, read on as well!). The non-AR aspect is obvious, from the photos but what about ... Read more
Taurus G3 with Tru Glo red dot sight side shot 2
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[Review] Taurus G3: Great 9mm For $250? [Updated With New Optic-Ready Version!]

Now even better… check out the awesome optics-ready version below in the Sights section! It all started with the PT111 Millenium Pro. That was the small double-stack Taurus pistol that held 12+1 and included two magazines. Features included double strike capability, adjustable rear sight and some good ergonomics. It was a competitor in the small, ... Read more
rossi 22 lever action rifle side by side
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Rossi’s New Rio Bravo .22 lever action rifles

Rossi is known for, among other things, its lever action Winchester 1892 replicas. Of course, they are modernized versions which include lawyer-recommended safety features and other newer construction techniques and materials. But they feel really great in your hand and come to your shoulder effortlessly. I know because I owned one for a long time. ... Read more
Kimber K6S Grip and Trigger
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Best Concealed Carry Revolvers [2021 Update]

In this day and age of polymer-framed striker-fired semiautos, does the old-fashioned revolver even have a place? Many of you reading this may think not but I beg to differ. There’s something to be said for a carry weapon that just needs to be drawn (or shot through the pocket, hidden) and fired just by ... Read more
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Taurus G3c upgrades

I own a Taurus G3c. I had owned two G2cs, the immediate predecessors of this smaller brother to the compact-size (15 and 17 round magazines included) G3. This compact version, the G3c, was introduced with much hoopla after a media embargo on June 15th of last year. I reviewed the gun (here) after the deadline ... Read more
.44 Magnum Revolver
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Best .44 Magnum Revolvers [2021]

How do you choose a good .44 Magnum revolver when there are so many great guns out there? I’ll attempt to narrow it down a bit and, hopefully, by the end of this article you might have more information about them than you did before. Are You Sure…? Before we get into specifics, let’s make ... Read more
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Best Budget 1911s Around $500

I am a retired public school music teacher. I also have an affinity for a good 1911 – I’ve owned several. But, when you combine these two facts, it well defines the type of 1911s I’ve been able to own – the budget variety. I got really good at selecting good-shooting 1911s that cost a ... Read more