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10 Reasons to consider the .22 for personal defense | Shooting Illustrated

While some shooters may not like the idea of using a .22 for personal defense due to it being a smaller caliber, there are several reasons why this could be the perfect choice for someone. First off, a .22 is easy to shoot and easier to learn on. This makes it ideal for new shooters or younger family members. Ammunition ... Read More »

Buyer’s guide to long range rifle scopes | Primary Arms

Having a solid long-range rifle scope can be imperative to your marksman’s tool kit when it comes to long distance shots. Today, the market is very diverse and requires more research to ensure you are selecting the right scope for you. This guide will help you pick out a rifle scope each step of the way and ensure you are ... Read More »

Ammo shortage may last until 2021 | Shooting Illustrated

Vista Outdoor CEO Christopher Metz indicated that the retailers may have to wait until 2021 to be fully stocked in ammo again. “July firearms background checks were another triple-digit month, and we have said many times that ammunition sales typically take multiple months to catch up,” Metz said to investors during in conference call. The outcome of the presidential election will also have an impact ... Read More »

Mossberg 500: Still a strong seller 60 years later | American Rifleman

The Mossberg was rated #5 on the top ten list from GunBroker.com in terms of best pump-action shotguns. The inner structure of the shotgun has served law enforcement and military personnel for a long time even though the outmost shelling has evolved over time. The design of the Mossberg 500’s ensures smooth cycling with a pair of action rods attached ... Read More »

M1 Garand Rebuilds: History & Markings | American Rifleman

The U.S. Rifle, Cal. .30, M1 saw more production and use by the United States military than many other firearms. The M1 Garand was adopted in 1936 and was largely used until production was ceased in 1957. Over five million of these rifles were made and used throughout this time, especially in World War II. Numerous modifications were made over ... Read More »