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Flash Hider VS Compensator

By Guy J. Sagi Flash hiders and compensators occupy the muzzle end of a firearm barrel. They can appear nearly identical, but the functions they perform are not the same. Despite the shared real estate and similar looks, a compensator’s primary mission is to reduce muzzle rise at each shot, while a flash hider minimizes light emitted at the barrel’s …

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Historic Profile: John Moses Browning 

The thumbprint, and trigger fingerprint, of John Moses Browning, is on nearly every major firearm design of the 19th and 20th centuries. A veritable fount of weapon designs, Browning’s innate skills, and pure determination at being a self-motivated marketer of his own works have made him a legend not only of the American shooting world, but globally. To many, he …

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How To Shoot A Gun

Guest Writer: Kenzie Fitzpatrick Fundamentals are the key to learning how to shoot a gun. Once you understand the basics of shooting and safety, you can apply them from one gun to the next. Whether you’re the newest shooter out there or a seasoned operator, mastering the fundamentals will get you shooting accurately. When you’ve learned how to shoot a …

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300 Blackout Effective Range & Best Barrel Length

By Guy J. Sagi A mystique surrounds the .300 BLK (AAC Blackout), and it overshadows this utility player’s ability to deliver All-Star numbers in a variety of roles. 300 Blackout’s effective range can stretch quite a bit depending upon your goals. With supersonic rounds for maximum muzzle velocity to subsonic loads that quiet the roar by slowing the pace. Regardless of …

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Historic Profile: Jeff Cooper

Colonel John Dean “Jeff” Cooper was a trailblazing icon in the techniques of defensive firearms usage. He was also a champion of the philosophy behind it. Many of his quotes, even a decade after his passing, generate a certain reverence for his insight. More precisely for its irreverence for modern, popular political perspectives. He represents a dwindling population that has …

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