Gear Review: Howard Leight Impact Sport Ear Muffs

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By Nathan Shonts When I first started shooting I knew just enough to know I needed to protect my ears. Somehow. So I went down to my neighborhood Wally World and picked up a $15...

Self-Defense Tip: Buy an Ammo Safe

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HtRhht7ovmo&feature=plcp Hollywood would have you believe that fire "sets-off" ammunition---to the point where good guys and bad guys alike run for cover. The media buys into this myth as well. To wit: "The residence, owned...

Gun Review: HK USP Tactical .45

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You don't have to be a Navy SEAL to know that the H&K MK23 is one bad ass pistol. But it helps. It also helps when it comes to owning one. Navy SEALs pay...

Self-Defense Tip: Buy Two Identical Guns

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"A man shot dead during a home invasion was set to testify against someone who broke into the same house," cfnews13.comreports. "The victims were the targets of another armed home invasion at the same...

Gear Review: Trijicon ACOG

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As I sit here at my desk examining (read: ogling) the ACOG model TA31RCO-M150CP that Trijicon was kind enough to entrust me with, my first impression is...ruggedness. The kind I was previously unaware existed...

Gun Review: SIG Sauer P938 Nightmare

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One of the main benefits of living closerthanthis to the SIG SAUER Academy in Epping New Hampshire: the guys in the Pro Shop know me better than Daniela De Jesus Cosio knows Mexican food....

Ask Foghorn: Barrel Twist, and Which is Right for Your AR-15?

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Tyler Kee asked (paraphrasing here): So what's all this "barrel twist" hoopajoop? Does barrel twist impact my accuracy? And if so, what twist is best? Continuing with my "AR for Dummies" kick, I figured this would...

Gun Review: Springfield Armory XD-S .45 ACP

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"The .380 was a cute fad," Springfield Armory's print ads proclaim. "Now, let's get back to business." Back to business indeed. Forty-five caliber single-stack striker fired pistols aren't exactly a new thing. Kahr and Glock...

Gun Review: CZ 75 P-01. Take Two.

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It's summertime and the shooting is CZ. When it comes to this beauteous ballistic Czech mate, you're in one of two camps. Either you own a CZ and love it or you haven't shot it yet....

Gear Review: Apex Tactical Specialties J-Frame Duty/Carry Trigger Kit

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When I replaced the horrible “Massachusetts trigger” on my Smith & Wesson M&P 40c with an Apex Duty/Carry Kit, the world changed. Okay, the world didn’t change, but that kit did turn a boat...

Gun Review: SIG SAUER P239

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With all the new micro/mini/nano/sub-particle subcompact pistols on the market today one CCW option is continually over-looked - the subcompact. Large enough to soak up the recoil of its full power cartridge, yet small...

Ask Foghorn: Buying a Gun Safe

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Nathan asks: I'm in the market for a gun safe, and have been reading as much as I can about the topic, but still am not sure which way to go. I thought a story/review...