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Federal Syntech Ammo Review

Guest Writer: Kenzie Fitzpatrick I had a chance to try out Federal Ammunition Syntech Action Pistol 9mm Luger 150 grain ammo at a recent Glock Sport Shooting Foundation match. It was the right tool for the job at hand. It performed with high marks, as it should, given that Federal engineered it for competition style […]

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Guide To Selecting Competition Ammo

Guest Writer: Kenzie Fitzpatrick The ammo you use for shooting competitions is different from the ammo you use for plinking and practicing. For the same reasons you wouldn’t carry full metal jacket ammo for self-defense in your concealed carry pistol: you use different tools for different jobs. With all the available options, selecting the right […]

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Weapons Of The Vietnam War

Run Through The Jungle: Vietnam War Weapons The brutality of the Vietnam War was the defining event of a generation. The decade long war unfolded during a time of cultural divide in the U.S. with mass media echoing voices of the counterculture in disapproval. Arts and entertainment became politicized with events like Woodstock ’69, resulting […]

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Best 308 Ammo

As far as short-action, high powered centerfire rifle calibers go, the .308 Winchester and its clone the 7.62X51mm NATO standard are the reigning champs. The ammo is cheap, easy to find, and every possible type of bullet is available. Why? It’s because it is so common, and it shares the exact same bullet as its […]

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Who Shot First? A History Of Famous Duels

Famous duels are the stuff from which legends are made of. Dueling with pistols might seem cruel and senseless to men of the modern era. A couple of centuries ago, it made perfect sense. It was inextricably linked to male honor. Especially in the South, and before the Civil War, duels were a spectacle. Sometimes […]

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