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Author: Guy Sagi

Guy J. Sagi’s byline and photography have appeared in many major outdoor publications, from periodicals specializing in firearms, to hunting, off-roading, fishing and more. For a decade he served as editor-in-chief of Safari Club International’s monthly Safari Times. He later joined NRA Publications, where he started as executive editor for three of the organization’s publications before assuming the editor-in-chief role at Shooting Illustrated—then the NRA’s only newsstand publication. Sagi resigned the position after more than 10 years, due to family reasons, but his work continues to appear on a variety of outlets, both on the web and in print. For a look at more of his work visit his website.
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Introduction To Handgun Hunting

By Guy J. Sagi Consistent success when hunting with a handgun takes an unusual orchestration of skill, knowledge, and patience. However, decades of expertise are not a prerequisite for handgun hunting. Thousands of first-timers fill big-game tags annually with their shorter-than-traditional guns and, for many, the attraction is more than just the added challenge. Handgun […]

Popular Handgun Types

Popular Handgun Types

By Guy J. Sagi Handguns come in more varieties, models, and makes than ever before. Today’s wide selection of popular handgun types can be intimidating as new enthusiasts try to figure out what to buy. It comes down to how they’ll use it, fit and personal preference. Armed with some basic knowledge it’s easier to […]

Popular Rifle Types

Types of Rifles – The Most Common Among Shooters

By Guy J. Sagi The creativity and engineering prowess poured into today’s rifles may be unlimited, but all firearms fall into distinct categories defined by their method of operation—regardless of cosmetics. Here’s an abbreviated look at the five major types of rifles. Types Of Rifles Break-Action Lever Action Pump Action Bolt Action Semi-Auto Break-Action Basics […]

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Long-Distance Shooting: What Is The Coriolis Effect?

By Guy J. Sagi Sleek flying bullets, improved cartridge design and firearms held to strict CNC tolerance contribute to any new long-distance shooting records, but there is more involved than just the latest and greatest. To connect regularly at 1,500 yards and beyond marksmen must adjust for a variety of factors largely immune to cutting-edge […]

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Popular Shotgun Types

By Guy J. Sagi Sporting clays, trapshooting, and most bird hunting are the exclusive realm of shotguns, but these versatile firearms can also be ideal for home defense, action shooting sports, and—depending on regulations—big-game hunting. Here’s a brief look at the most popular shotgun types. Let us help you make the right purchase decision and […]