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The Empty Cases’ Guide to Being a Real, Gun Using, Outdoor Kind of Man

Own a truck. Always have a knife. Carry a knife. Always. The only time you should not have a knife is when you are naked, in a bed or when you’re swim

Cats in the Cradle

There is only a brief moment in time when you will have plenty of time to spend with your son and he will have plenty to spend with you. That time wit

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Not everyone is a Cooper fan – A Reader Writes:

There is some chatter on the Internet about a letter a Guns & Ammo reader sent to Editor Eric Poole about my Gunsite story. On the gunmartblog.com website they mention this letter and proceed to wonder what is going on at Guns & Ammo. What Guns & Ammo didn’t print and what gunmartblog.co
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COL Cooper was not always right!

“If you need more killing power, you do not need more feet per second, you need more bullet weight and more impact area. I thought everybody knew that but a great many people are not paying attention.” Those words were written by COL Jeff Cooper and while I’ve been accused of being a Cooper disciple
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Lead Free from Lehigh

I’ve been working with the guys at Lehigh Defense for sometime. Lehigh is not a full service ammunition company but they do offer unique and interesting loads for a variety of cartridges and applications. If you want wickedly expanding subsonic .30 caliber loads, high performance .380 ACP load
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The Perfect 1911

The question of what makes a perfect 1911 is often asked. I’ve said before that there is no such thing as the perfect 1911 because everyone has his or her own opinion on the matter. I’m no different and I know of no one that completely agrees with me. That however does not mean I’m wrong. When Night
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ARES SCR & NXS

Last week I spent a lot of time on the range with the new SCR from ARES Defense. This is really a noteworthy rifle in that it makes the AR 15 platform legal in all 50 states. No, it does not really look like an AR but it will work with AR 15 uppers and take AR 15 magazines. Its also incredibly light
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Lasers are Good

I have reasonably thick skin. For a gun writer to maintain any sanity that is a must. The good and bad letters sort of balance out and that helps. And, realizing that no matter what you write there is someone, somewhere that knows more about the topic than you do. Or, they at least think they do. Fo
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