Monthly Archives: April 2012

Batman’s First Pistol Match

Today there was a combat pistol match at our local range. My son Bat has been telling me he would like to try a match so we loaded up his Wilson Combat BATMANn pistol, braved the rain and headed out … Continue reading

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Food for Thought – Defensive Handgun Bullet Weight

Folks get all tied in knots when it comes to defensive handgun ammunition. One guy will say something about carrying 185 grain loads in his .45 and another will call him a fool and claim anything less than 230 grains … Continue reading

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Any way you look at it, this is BIG NEWS

Remington Defense has just been awarded a contract to produce up to 120,000 M4/M4A1 carbines for the U.S. Army. Why is this big news? Several reasons: Making M4s for our military is new ground for Remington and what’s learned out … Continue reading

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Africa 2012 – Buffalo: The Rifle

Choosing a rifle for African Buffalo is really no more important or different than choosing one for Alabama whitetails. Any time you’re hunting you desire a reliable and accurate rifle that has enough power to cleanly take your intended quarry. … Continue reading

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Dropped Rifle – Leupold Survives

While testing Remington’s new Model 700 in .375 H&H for a feature article in Rifle Firepower magazine, I dropped it. Oh, the rifle is OK, it landed on the scope; a brand new Leupold VX 2 1-4X. The impact was … Continue reading

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Africa 2012 – BUFFALO

It’s all set. In August 2012 I’m off to Mozambique with Gunsite instructor Il Ling New and Sheriff Jim Wilson to hunt buffalo. I’ll be using a Marlin lever action rifle along with products from Swarovksi, XS Sights, Buffalo Bore … Continue reading

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK – THE MARLIN MAN RIDES & SHOOTS

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