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Solving Issues with Brass Casings

Recently, while shooting a Norinco SKS, I experienced a failure to go into battery. Upon removing the cartridge, I found the round to be “shrouded” by another brass casing.

Mossberg 500 and 590: America’s Defensive Shotguns

Since 1961, the O.F. (Oscar Frederick) Mossberg company has sold more than 11 million of its Model 500 pump-action shotguns, making it the most popular shotgun of all time, if not one of the most sold guns in any category, period.

2021 New Optics Guide

Whatever your needs or budget, we’ve got info on the latest tactical, long-range, self-defense and concealed-carry optics in our annual guide.

Review: Leupold Mark 4 20-60x80 mm TMR Spotting Scope

Leupold's Mark 4 spotting scope is ideal for long-range enthusiasts.

2021 New Optics Guide: Riflescopes

While the hot-as-magma market for guns and ammunition has dominated the news, optics are also selling at a record pace. Fortunately, optics manufacturers have been able to develop and introduce a dizzying array of new products, including line enhancements, feature-rich budget options and technological marvels that were once unaffordable to anyone not named Bezos, but are now approaching price points where many shooters can make use of them. Whatever your needs or budget, we’ve got info on the latest tactical, long-range, self-defense and concealed-carry optics in our annual guide.

Handgun Training with Your Offhand

Training someone to shoot a defensive handgun is mostly a standardized process. Firearm safety is followed by firearm function, which is then followed by an introduction to the basics of marksmanship. Past that, focus falls on handgun manipulation, presentation and various methods of target engagement.

I Carry: Springfield Armory Emissary 1911 Pistol in a Milt Sparks Axiom Holster

In today's episode of "I Carry," we have the new Springfield Armory Emissary 1911 pistol carried in a Milt Sparks Axiom holster along with a Columbia River Knife and Tool Daktyl pocketknife.

I Carry: Ruger Max-9 Pistol with a Holosun Red Dot Sight

In today's episode of "I Carry, we have the new Ruger Max-9 micro-9 mm double-stack pistol carried in a DeSantis Slim-Tuk holster with a Holosun HE507K X2 red-dot sight attached.

Leupold Breaks Ground on New Distribution Center

Leupold & Stevens has begun constructing a new distribution center on the company’s Beaverton, OR, property. Ground was broken on Wednesday, Aug, 4.

Review: Iver Johnson Eagle LR Special Pistol

Iver Johnson’s new pistol embodies the 21st century 1911.

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