Gear Review: Ares Gear Aegis Enhanced Belt

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A good belt is the linchpin of a solid carrying system. No matter how good your holster, no matter how good your gun, if you have a weak (and usually cheap)…

Gear Review: Geissele 13″ Super Modular Rail MK8

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We’ve been on a bit of a tear around here testing AR-15 hand guards, specifically the modular and free floating type. For the uninitiated, the market for hand guards is…

Gun Review: Underground Tactical Long Range Bacon Maker

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There’s a certain swagger that goes along with shooting a hotrod rifle. It is the sort of thing that makes you act downright intolerable around your shooting buddies. People might…

Failures of gear or training can kill you. Pure and simple. Rooting those failures out and exposing them to the light of day is the reason TTAG’s staff works so hard, and burns through so many rounds, and spends so many hours on the range. The gear stuff is pretty easy. If it breaks or fails, don’t use it. But if it’s the operator, that can be a little harder to root out. Watch the video and make the jump for my discussion of my own failings.

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Guns for Beginners: The Importance of Failure

Failures of gear or training can kill you. Pure and simple. Rooting those failures out and exposing them to the light of day is the reason TTAG’s staff works so…

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Gear Review: Warne Maxima 7.3/22 QD Scope Rings

I love my Ruger American Rimfire. A lot. So much so that I end up shooting it more than my Appleseed compliant 10/22. Even with .22LR prices what they are,…

Gear Review: Osprey Piston System

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When I first got into the gun thing, it became apparent that there would be certain topics of discussion that would always create controversy. The most obvious examples include GLOCK…

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First Impressions: Underground Tactical Long Range Bacon Maker – 6.5 Grendel

I stood there in my shop, Creedence blaring through Pandora, muttering obscenities under my breath while I stared hopelessly at a long range gun, a long range scope, and a…

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Gun Review: Benelli Super Black Eagle II

I’m not a wealthy man, but I have a weakness for expensive firearms. Especially the kind of guns that our Armed Intelligentsia insist aren’t worth the premium. So let’s get this out of the…

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Factory Tour: Accurate Ordnance

Recently, Nick and I went to northern Georgia to hang out with a mutual friend for the weekend. Said friend had some guns to show us and Nick and I…

Hunting: The Morning After Thanksgiving

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Back in December, I regaled you with the story of getting busted by a doe and watching as one of the best whitetail bucks I’d ever seen ran off at…

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On Hunting…The Killing Part

Any time I need a creative way to cook a creature from the wild, I turn to Hank Shaw’s website honest-food.net for inspiration. He’s a hell of a chef and an…

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A Texan Considers Open Carry

Texas has itself in a bit of a pickle. Here we are with a reputation as a “free state” where everything’s bigger, the cattle graze on endless plains, and the jobs…