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Top 1911 Guns for 2017

Model 1911 fans like me are in for an exciting year. A bunch of new 1911s were unveiled at this year’s SHOT Show and include everything from snub-nose micro models to long slides with wide-body frames. Caliber offerings range from .22 LR through 9mm and 10mm to .45 ACP. After …

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Top 10 Gun Myths

One shotgun blast can clear an entire room. All guns are assault rifles that shoot 30 clips per second. The gun show loophole arms all the baddies. Let’s go over our top 10 gun myths that keep getting perpetuated by Hollywood and the media.   Myth #1: Guns make people …

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5 Best .22 Rifles of All Time

Almost all of us have at least one .22, and many of us have several. Back in 1979 when I interviewed for my first job with Petersen Publishing, the late Howard French at Guns & Ammo asked a bunch of questions. One of them was, “Do you own a .22?” …

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Top 12 Compact Rifles and Shotguns

A “bullpup” weapon, by definition, has a design where the action is located behind the trigger group. The action is built into the buttstock, thus significantly reducing the overall length of the weapon while maintaining the same full-length barrel of a conventional rifle or shotgun. This shorter overall length gives …

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7 Best Handguns for Women in 2017

You’re here either because you’re trying to figure out the best gun to buy for yourself, or the best gun to buy for your wife, girlfriend, sister, or mom. If you’re shopping for yourself, read on!  I have lots of advice for you. But if you’re looking to buy for …

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Top 10 Myths About Guns

Firearms are a controversial topic worldwide, and while you’ve probably taken a side in the debate, there may be some assumptions you’re making that color your decisions.  So I’m going to help you by going over some myths about guns on both sides of the fence, because it’s always better …

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8 Great Centerfire Rifles for Under $1,000

Several new centerfire rifles were launched at SHOT Show 2017, and this year’s class of guns is more diverse than at any time in recent memory. A handful of lightweight mountain and predator rifles debuted this year, along with several dedicated long-distance bolt guns. There were a handful of ARs, …

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2017 Revolvers

Semiautomatics command the lion’s share of the handgun market these days, but the revolver isn’t going away — and for good reason. They’re simple to operate, totally reliable and excellent for home defense, concealed carry and hunting. Here are some of the key new revolver introductions sure to appeal to …

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