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If I Could Own Only 5 Guns …

If you could own only five guns, what would they be? I recently asked myself this question and the task proved surprisingly difficult, because there are a lot of different guns that I like — and it’s not easy making sacrifices. In the end, though, I was able to narrow …

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How Semi-Automatic Firearms Work

The semi-automatic firearm is so standard now that many accept it as the way firearms have always worked. Truth is, getting a workable semi-automatic was as groundbreaking as the repeating firearm or center-fire primer. Like so many innovations, the semi-automatic firearm is older than most think, but it took a …

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The Big Problem With Semi-Automatic Rifles For Survival

With so many rifles to choose from, it can often be difficult to determine which rifle would be ideal for a survival situation, whether it’s one that you stash in the truck in the event that you’re stranded in the sticks or you’re using that same truck to bugout to …

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The SVT-40 – The First Soviet Semi-Automatic Rifle

A common saying during World War II was that the British paid in time, the Americans paid in equipment, and the Soviets paid in blood. That is probably true, if grossly simplified, but we should remember that Soviet equipment — notably the T-34 tank and PPSh-41 submachine gun — played a major …

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