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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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XS Sights and Pirate Pistols

So for those who don’t know, every year FMG Publications hosts a shooting event called the Industry Masters. The goal of this event is to bring the industry together for fun and networking and to expose different factions of the industry to others. For example, companies that only make holster
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Any Gun You Want

What if you could call up a manufacturer tomorrow and tell them to build you a gun; any gun you want, not just what is in their current catalog? Who would you call and what would you want. Would you call Colt and tell them to bring back the Python or would you call Bushmaster and ask them to create
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Predator Calling in South Africa

I did it and it was fun and productive. The tactics used here still apply. If you are heading off on safari I suggest you pick up some lights from ExtremeBeam and a call from FoxPro. ( The Shockwave call with the Foxjack 3 decoy attachment works like magic.) Other than that your success will mostly
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The “California Twitch”

Three years ago I wrote a column for NRA’s Shooting Illustrated magazine entitled “Scanning.” You can read it HERE. My beef was with the head wagging many tactical firearms instructors teach with no concern for the bad habits they were instilling. Teaching folks to turn their head this way and that
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Doing the Turtle

As Caleb admitted in his essay on the Tactical Turtle Stance, I used to shoot like that too. Caleb accurately observes that this stance is becoming common, particularly with range commandos and the like; mostly with folks who have never received any quality defensive handgun training. Caleb also obs
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Sling It

I’m a believer in a sling on a rifle. I think it should serve as both a means of carry and as a shooting aid. Two of the best I’ve used are the Galco Safari Ching Sling and the Magpul Multi-Mission Sling. The Galco is the best support arm shooting sling I’ve ever used and it has helped me make some
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