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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


Top Seven Deer Hunter Sins

It’s here. Deer season that is. Well, maybe its not there, where you are, actually its not here either. But it’s close enough to say its almost here and almost is a good thing because you are a deer hunting sinner and its time to change your ways. Here are the top seven deer hunting sins. Sin One: W
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Gun Drunk

It has been a long time since I was this excited over a new gun. 30 years to be exact. Way back then I purchased my first Ruger Single Six in .32 H&R Magnum and it started a 30 year love affair with that cartridge and handgun. I’ve had numerous .32s since then but none stirred that special somet
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Motorcycles and Lasers

Here is a little something you p[probably don’t know. Early on when Lou Danielson was developing handgun lasers at Crimson Trace he took a motorcycle trip out West. He was interested in shooting a pistol from his Harley. (Lou likes shooting almost as much as he likes motorcycles.) As fun as the ende
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Big Foot is Dead

Little bobby was out in the back yard playing with his Tonka truck. Actually, the toy truck was his father’s from when he was a little boy. There was a beautiful blue bird sky and little Bobby didn’t have a care in the world as he made them rumbling sounds kids make when they play with Tonka trucks.
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Test Photo

DPMS Gen II / Trijicon SRS
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The Watermelon Test – For Hunters

Some folks who read the commentary about a shooting test for hunters mistakenly assumed I was insinuating a test should exist as a prescribed legal requirement. That is not the case. I simply offered the suggestion as a means of providing some confidence to you or anyone else you may be helping to p
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